PEARL JAM CONCERT CHRONOLOGY

1993


May 13, 1993 - Slim's - San Francisco, CA, USA

attendance: 500 (sold out)

soundcheck: Daughter (instrumental), Why Go, Blood (instrumental), Rats/Release (guitar warm-ups), Animal (instrumental), Animal, Dissident
setlist: Animal, Go, Even Flow, Blood, Daughter, W.M.A., Dissident, Why Go, Alive, Hard To Imagine, Rearviewmirror, Better Man, (Dirty Frank), Rats, Baba O'Riley, Once, Jeremy, (Girls Just Wanna Have Fun), Porch/(Tearing)
encore: Release, Alone, (Dirty Deeds), Whipping, Leash, Sonic Reducer

This "secret" show was a benefit to assist in legal support for a member of the Surfrider Foundation. Pearl Jam is billed as the "David J. Gunn" band and most of Vs. (plus "Better Man" and "Whipping") premier as they have just completed recording the new album. The band even asks for requests at this show. Eddie jokes around: "We're accepting any donations of acid that you may have. Just put it in a little envelope with your name on it... and if we write a great song while we're on it, we'll put your name in the credits". A guitar riff from Van Halen's "Eruption" is played between "Why Go" and "Alive". "Alive" is dedicated to Eddie's uncle, Freddy Vedder. The transition from "Dirty Frank" to "Rats" is very cool sounding. Mike plays some riffs from "Yellow Ledbetter" and Eddie sings some lyrics of Robert Hazard's "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" before "Porch". A bit of AC/DC's "Dirty Deeds" is played before "Whipping".


June 16, 1993 - University Theatre - Missoula, MT, USA

attendance: 1 300 (sold out)
opening act: Orgone Box

setlist: Animal, Go, Whipping, Even Flow, Dissident, Once, Glorified G, Why Go, Jeremy, Elderly Woman..., Alive, Black, Blood, Oceans, Deep, Leash, Rats, (Dirty Frank), Porch
encore: Fuckin' Up, Baba O'Riley, Garden, Indifference

This show was announced only a week in advance and sold out in 25 minutes. "Pearl Jam wanted to have a nice little intimate show", explained Jeff Kicklighter of the University of Montana's ASUM Programming. Orgone Box, a local hard-rock band, were asked to open four days before the show. Drummer Dan McGuire said they were "ecstatic". The NBA finals were televised this night. Being basketball fanatics, Pearl Jam keeps the crowd waiting for nearly an hour and a half. "Elderly Woman...", "Fuckin' Up" and "Indifference" were premiered. At one point during the show, someone from the surging, bopping crowd threw a tennis shoe on the stage. Eddie picked it up, licked the sole, and threw it back! Jeff's parents videotaped the show from the balcony. The photos for the Rolling Stone cover story in fall of '93 were shot at this show.


June 17, 1993 - The Met - Spokane, WA, USA

attendance: 700 (sold out)
opening act: Lazy Susan

setlist: Go, Animal, Whipping, Even Flow, Rearviewmirror, Dissident, Once, Daughter, Glorified G, Why Go, Jeremy, Elderly Woman..., Alive, Blood, Porch
incomplete encore: Fuckin' Up

After "Jeremy", Eddie jokes with the crowd, "... Jeremy Spokane... hee hee... get it?" At one point a fan is literally tossed from the crowd, over security, and onto the stage. The young girl spends the next few moments of her life with Eddie's arm around her as he tells her to be careful. Then he releases her to jump over security back into the crowd.


European Tour - 1993

European summer tour with festival shows, headliner concerts and shows supporting Neil Young and U2. The tour started with two shows in Norway and continued with dates in Sweden, Finland, Italy, Ireland, England beforing wrapping up with three shows in Netherlands.


June 26, 1993 - Sentrum Scene - Oslo, Norway

attendance: 1 600
opening acts: The O-Men, Jack in the Box

setlist: Jeremy, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., Even Flow, Glorified G, Daughter/(W.M.A.), Garden, Go, Animal, Alive, Porch
encore: Fuckin' Up, Leash, Sonic Reducer, Rockin' In The Free World, State Of Love And Trust

This "secret" show at Sentrum Scene in Oslo was labeled as a "official Isle Of Calf after-party" with two Norwegian bands and a surprise act. It was a great show and all of the band looked very pleased to do a small-club concert at the start of the European tour.


June 27, 1993 - Kalvøya - Bærum, Norway (Kalvøya Festivalen)

attendance: 30 000 (sold out)

setlist: Even Flow, Animal, Go, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., Deep, Why Go, Jeremy, Black, Alive, Glorified G, Daughter/(Pulled Up), Porch/(Tearing)
encore: Oceans, Leash, Sonic Reducer

Pearl Jam, together with Neil Young, helped the festival setting a new attendance record this day. Despite other reports - 30 000 people visited. Eddie chats about politics (George Bush) and explains how they canceled their previous Isle Of Calf Festival date in 1992. A fun show.


June 28, 1993 - Sjöhistoriska Museet - Stockholm, Sweden

attendance: 15 000
supporting: Neil Young with Booker T. & The M.G.'s
opening act: Red Fun

setlist: Animal, Go, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., Why Go, Jeremy, Black, Alive, Sonic Reducer, Porch/(Tearing)
encore: Daughter/(Tonight's The Night)

At this outdoor show, Eddie references how the last time they played Stockholm someone (an American) was backstage stealing their stuff. He references how Americans do these kind of things and to be careful; they can even bomb your country. Pearl Jam's set ends with the audience picking up the "Tonight's The Night" vocal and the band listening to the audience sing in unison. After Neil's set, a light flashes from the side of the stage and one of the speakers 30 feet up is smoking and catches on fire. With the roadies fighting the flames, Neil returns for the encore, unaware of the fire, and comments on how they haven't played the next song for a long time so... "Let's bring out Pearl Jam to do it". Then Neil and Pearl Jam perform a thunderous, blistering version of "Rockin' In The Free World" together - an exciting ending to a somewhat lackluster Pearl Jam performance.


June 30, 1993 - Jäähalli - Helsinki, Finland

supporting: Neil Young with Booker T. & The M.G.'s

setlist: Animal, Even Flow, Why Go, Jeremy, Glorified G, Daughter, Black, Alive, Porch/(Across The Universe)/(Fuckin' Up)

Opening with a good version of "Animal", a typical "Even Flow" with a short, ripping solo by Mike follows. Eddie is having problems with his voice and is using accentuated talking in place of singing at times. "Why Go" begins with an unusually long introduction. "Glorified G" is warmly received by the crowd. Afterward, Eddie finally speaks to the audience, announcing "Daughter", which is performed with a particularly delicate, gentle tone and no tags. "Black" is now performed with an absence of emotion that was present only six months prior, and segues neatly into a canned version of "Alive". Before "Porch" Eddie says, "I promise not to come back until I have a voice", yet "Porch" is delivered adequately, and tags are borrowed: the lyrics "Nothing is going to change my world" (The Beatles' "Across the Universe") and "Why do I keep fuckin' up" (Neil Young's "Fuckin' Up") are chanted.


July 2, 1993 - Stadio Bentegodi - Verona, Italy

attendance: 45 000 (sold out)
supporting: U2
opening act: An Emotional Fish

setlist: Even Flow, Animal, Go, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., Why Go, Jeremy, Black, Alive, Porch

First show out of four in Italy, with headliner U2.


July 3, 1993 - Stadio Bentegodi - Verona, Italy

attendance: 45 000 (sold out)
supporting: U2
opening act: An Emotional Fish

setlist: Why Go, Jeremy, Even Flow, Glorified G, Daughter, Alive, Go, (Sympathy For The Devil), Porch, Rockin' In The Free World

Eddie, wearing a shirt saying "Paul" (Bono's given name), again tries to enchant the audience, sporting a devil mask and a green fly mask. After duct taping the waist and both legs of his baggy shorts on, he then throws himself into the audience from the long arms of the "Zoo TV tour" stage arms twice.


July 6, 1993 - Stadio Flaminio - Rome, Italy

attendance: 42 000
supporting: U2
opening act: An Emotional Fish

setlist: Why Go, Jeremy, Even Flow, Glorified G, (I Will Follow), Daughter, Animal, Alive, Dissident, Blood, Porch/(Tearing)

This crowd is clearly here for U2. Eddie plugs the organizations (Greenpeace and Amnesty International) represented at this stadium concert by asking people to sign their names at their booths. The intro riff to U2's "I Will Follow" is played before "Daughter".


July 7, 1993 - Stadio Flaminio - Rome, Italy

attendance: 42 000
supporting: U2
opening act: An Emotional Fish

setlist: Even Flow, Improv, Go, Once, Rearviewmirror, Why Go, Jeremy, Glorified G, Daughter/(MLK), Alive, Black, Blood, Porch/(Tearing)

The crowd seems a bit more into Pearl Jam than the previous show. At one point, Eddie asks, "You all OK? I saw you all working it out up here in the front, which is good. The love music comes later on in the evening". U2′s "MLK" is covered briefly as a "Daughter" rambling. At the show's conclusion, Eddie dons Bono's fly mask saying, "The fly says goodbye" and exits.


July 10, 1993 - Slane Castle - Slane, Ireland

attendance: 30 000
supporting: Neil Young with Booker T. & The M.G.'s
opening acts: Van Morrison, The Saw Doctors, James, 4 Non Blondes, The Blue Angels

setlist: Why Go, Jeremy, Even Flow, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., Once, Glorified G, Daughter/(Rain), Alive, Porch/(Tearing)
encore: Baba O'Riley

Towards the end of "Even Flow", there is a crowd surge and a large number of people fall down. Eddie stops the song until everybody can get back up, telling the fans: "Look out for each other. It's a good day to be best friends". "Glorified G" is introduced as "a song about stupid Americans with big guns". The weather fluctuated between sun and showers during Pearl Jam's set, and Eddie tagged the opening lines to the Beatles' "Rain" onto "Daughter". Before "Porch", Eddie apologises for not playing in Ireland before (they had originally been scheduled to open their first 1992 European tour at Dublin's SFX venue, but that didn't happen), saying "We just didn't know. We had no fuckin' idea how cool it was. So I think we're going to come back and play two weeks of club shows or something". He inserts lines from Henry Rollins' "Tearing" into a furious version of "Porch", during which he ventures into the crowd. After the encore break, Eddie says hi from U2. "Baba O'Riley" is introduced as "not by U2". The audience did not agree with the choice of headliner. After the performance of Pearl Jam a lot of the younger left. At that point the ones standing outside were let in for free to see Neil Young's performance. Pearl Jam (minus Dave) join Neil's band for "Rockin' In The Free World" during his set.


July 11, 1993 - Finsbury Park - London, England

supporting: Neil Young with Booker T. & The M.G.'s
opening acts: James, Teenage Fanclub, 4 Non Blondes

setlist: Animal, Go, Once, Blood, Even Flow, Jeremy, Glorified G, Daughter, Alive, Improv, Why Go, Leash, Porch/(Fuckin' Up/Tearing)

Eddie expresses some concerns about disliking playing large venues like Finsbury Park. Pearl Jam seems to have difficulty finding their way back to "Porch" after the "Fuckin' Up"/"Tearing Up" improv. After Pearl Jam's set Eddie throws a bunch of carrots to the audience, saying: "If you eat them now you'll be able to see Neil a little better!".


July 13, 1993 - Brixton Academy - London, England

attendance: 6 426 (sold out)
opening act: Tribe After Tribe

setlist: Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Blood, Dissident, Even Flow, Go, Animal, Black, Glorified G, Daughter/(W.M.A.), Alive, Rats, Porch
encore 1: Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Sonic Reducer
encore 2: Once, Indifference

"Rats" has a funky opening. The start of "Whipping" sounds almost reggae-like. Eddie, offering some insight into "Rearviewmirror", explains "... listen to this song in a car really fast, driving away from someone you hate". On setlist but not played: "Leash", "Garden", "State Of Love And Trust" and "Fuckin' Up".


July 14, 1993 - Brixton Academy - London, England

attendance: 6 426 (sold out)
opening act: Tribe After Tribe

setlist: Release, Even Flow, Blood, Animal, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Rearviewmirror, (Beast Of Burden)/(Suck You Dry), Alive, Black, Go, Daughter/(W.M.A.), Porch/(Tearing), Once, Garden, Improv, State Of Love And Trust
encore 1: Leash, Fuckin' Up, Sonic Reducer
encore 2: Indifference

"Even Flow" is stopped until someone in the crowd who is down gets back up. Eddie starts counting the people in front to see if everyone is all right. Before "Alive" The Rolling Stones' "Beast Of Burden" is covered briefly, with the lyrics modified to "... all I want from you is to make love to me" with Eddie clarifying that those are just lyrics and they don't really mean it. Eddie ends this jam with some repeats of "suck you dry", from the Mudhoney song with the same name.


July 16, 1993 - Ahoy´ Sportpaleis - Rotterdam, Netherlands

attendance: 9 500 (sold out)
opening act: Tribe After Tribe

setlist: Release, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., Glorified G, Daughter/(W.M.A.), Garden, Go, Animal, Alive, Black, Porch/(Tearing)
encore 1: Improv, Once, Fuckin' Up, Leash
encore 2: Sonic Reducer, Rockin' In The Free World, State Of Love And Trust
encore 3: Indifference

Pearl Jam has a few problems adjusting to the size of this venue. Eddie introduces "Go" as "a song you can sing to your own body" and he calls it "Don't Go Out On Me". Eddie requests the lights be turned on and left on for "Alive" ("Hey, we'd like to be able to see these people"). "Even Flow" on setlist but not played. Great show!


July 17, 1993 - Ahoy´ Sportpaleis - Rotterdam, Netherlands

attendance: 9 500 (sold out)
opening act: Tribe After Tribe

setlist: Oceans, Even Flow, Once, Whipping, Rearviewmirror, Jeremy, Deep, Garden, Animal, State Of Love And Trust, (Angie), Black, Alive, Glorified G, Daughter/(Ruby Tuesday), Why Go
encore: Elderly Woman..., Leash, Porch, Improv, Footsteps, Baba O'Riley

Becoming more comfortable with the Ahoy´ tonight, Pearl Jam improvises the Rolling Stones' "Angie" with lyrics about Utrecht with the crowd joining in and Eddie telling them, "Good singing... much better than me. I'd better buy a ticket". "Porch" is wrapped up with an unusual drum solo by Dave.


July 18, 1993 - Paradiso - Amsterdam, Netherlands

attendance: 500
opening act: Tribe After Tribe

setlist: Indifference, Even Flow, Glorified G, Daughter, Black, Why Go, (Hard To Imagine), Jeremy, Porch

1 000 tickets were distributed but only 500 were allowed inside to this "secret" show. Unusual opening with "Indifference". "Even Flow" is stopped and restarted because of some technical problem. Eddie's vocal problems surface during "Daughter" (he is suffering from a cold) and the show is stopped briefly when he leaves the stage after "Why Go". After two more extended songs (with little vocals), Pearl Jam apologizes and the show ends.


August 11, 1993 - Max Bell Arena - Calgary, AB, Canada

attendance: 4 700 (sold out)
opening act: Cadillac Tramps

incomplete setlist: Even Flow, Jeremy, Improv

A terribly hot venue, totally packed. Despite a hammered Eddie and a very poor sound system, making the bass lines and bass drum often indistinguishable, Pearl Jam delivers a magical performance, the most memorable part of the night being when Eddie improved a song called "Canadians Rule" after talking about how much he loved Canadians.


August 12, 1993 - Edmonton Convention Centre - Edmonton, AB, Canada

attendance: 4 100 (sold out)
opening act: Cadillac Tramps

incomplete setlist: Release, Even Flow, Once, Jeremy, Deep, Alive, Black, Garden, Why Go, (Owner Of A Lonely Heart)


August 14, 1993 - Gimli Motorsports Park - Gimli, MB, Canada (Sunfest)

attendance: 19 000

setlist: Even Flow, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Animal, Glorified G, Daughter/(Gimme Shelter), Go, State Of Love And Trust, Garden, Blood, Alive, Black, Once, Porch
encore: Indifference, Sonic Reducer, Rockin' In The Free World, Baba O'Riley

Pearl Jam helped the festival set a record one-day attendance with 19 000 people attending the night in which the band performed. This show is frequently referred to as "Mudfest", due to a downpour prior to the concert. One of the reasons that this show is so incredible is that Pearl Jam was jumping out of their collective skins to be able to cut loose for more than 90 minutes. Currently touring with Neil Young, they were confined to an early 45 minute set. They were offered this slot (and was the only non-Canadian band ever to play this large festival) and it became their night. Despite Eddie's drinking, Pearl Jam is very high energy and intense. "Gimme Shelter" by The Rolling Stones is played for the first time as a tag in "Daughter".


August 17, 1993 - Centre Robert-Guertin - Gatineau, QC, Canada

attendance: 4 500 (sold out)
opening act: Doughboys

setlist: Go, Animal, Rearviewmirror, Once, Even Flow, Alive, Why Go, Black, Jeremy, Porch
encore 1: Deep, Daughter, Oceans
encore 2: State Of Love And Trust, Baba O'Riley, Rockin' In The Free World
encore 3: Indifference

MCA Concerts Canada decided to release 500 more tickets after the concert sold out in less than a day.


August 18, 1993 - CNE Stadium - Toronto, ON, Canada

attendance: 60 000
supporting: Neil Young with Booker T. & The M.G.'s
opening acts: Soundgarden, Blues Traveler

setlist: Go, Animal, Why Go, Jeremy, Rearviewmirror, Even Flow, (Sweet Home Alabama), Glorified G, Daughter, Alive, Porch, Baba O'Riley

Mike plays a few notes from Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" just before "Glorified G". Blues Traveler's John Popper helps out, playing harmonica on "Baba O'Riley" from a wheelchair. Pearl Jam join Neil for his encore, "Rockin' In The Free World".


August 19, 1993 - Verdun Auditorium - Montreal, QC, Canada

attendance: 5 000 (sold out)
opening act: Doughboys

setlist: Oceans, Go, Animal, Why Go, Jeremy, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., Even Flow, Glorified G, Daughter, State Of Love And Trust, Alive, Black, Whipping, Porch/(Across The Universe)/(Tearing)
encore 1: Improv, Once, Garden, Fuckin' Up
encore 2: The Kids Are Alright (Eddie solo), Sonic Reducer, Rockin' In The Free World
encore 3: Indifference

"Go" is stopped and restarted because the crowd is going nuts. The Who song, "The Kids Are Alright", is premiered at this show.


September 2, 1993 - Universal Amphitheatre - Universal City, CA, USA (MTV Video Music Awards)

setlist: Animal, Rockin' In The Free World

Pearl Jam wins four awards (out of five nominations) this night, including Video of the Year for "Jeremy". Eddie says that without music, he might have ended up like Jeremy in the video (shooting himself). He jokes that the MTV's spaceman award "looks like Bono". Neil Young's appearance with Pearl Jam on "Rockin' In The Free World" is unannounced and nearly every music artist interviewed after this awards show noted that as the highlight of this night.


September 2, 1993 - The Viper Room - Los Angeles, CA, USA

opening act: The Darling Buds

incomplete setlist: Animal, Once, Even Flow, Rearviewmirror, State Of Love And Trust, Sonic Reducer, Rockin' In The Free World

Pearl Jam plays this unannounced show at Johnny Depp's club after the MTV awards show. Apparently roadie-less, Mike asks, "Is there a pick in the house?". At some point during the performance, Michael Stipe and Bill Berry from R.E.M. join them onstage. From RAW US: "The set was loose and tremendous fun, but it would have to be a heck of a lot more enjoyable minus the posse of glamorous Hollywood-ites who were way too cool to show emotion during a set thrashed out by one of the hardest working bands in America. Hardworking and pros, too. How else could McCready have been able to drink his beer while playing "Even Flow" without missing a beat? My only wish is that Pearl Jam had been goofier, thrown caution to the wind and followed through with "Detroit Rock City" when messing around while Gossard tried to tune his guitar".


September 4, 1993 - B.C. Place Stadium - Vancouver, BC, Canada

attendance: 17 000
supporting: Neil Young with Booker T. & The M.G.'s
opening act: Blind Melon

setlist: Rearviewmirror, Even Flow, Why Go, Deep, Glorified G, Daughter/(The Real Me), Alive, Black, Animal, Go, Jeremy, Leash
encore: Once, Sonic Reducer, Fuckin' Up, Porch

"The Real Me" is a song by The Who.


September 4, 1993 - Rendezvous - Seattle, WA, USA

setlist: -

Reportedly Pearl Jam played this club after the show in Vancouver.


September 5, 1993 - The Gorge Amphitheatre - George, WA, USA

attendance: 19 000 (sold out)
supporting: Neil Young with Booker T. & The M.G.'s
opening act: Blind Melon

setlist: Go, Animal, Once, Even Flow, Dissident, Rearviewmirror, Garden, Blood, Jeremy, Why Go, Glorified G, Daughter/(Tonight's The Night), Alive, Black, State Of Love And Trust, Porch
encore: Sonic Reducer, Leash

The Gorge Amphitheatre is a beautiful venue and this show begins in the daylight and ends in darkness. At one point, Eddie suggests that everyone just sit down and watch the sunset because "you don't get many of these". This show is pretty much the patented Vs. show with little variation from the album versions of these songs except for a few lyrical flubs. Mike plays a little "Yellow Ledbetter" teaser prior to "Daughter". Mudhoney's Mark Arm joins Pearl Jam for "Sonic Reducer", which is performed as an encore "with Neil's permission". Eddie references being embarrassed having accepted the MTV Video Music Awards and says he wished he'd stayed home.


September 6, 1993 - Portland Meadows - Portland, OR, USA

supporting: Neil Young with Booker T. & The M.G.'s
opening act: Blind Melon

setlist: Go, Animal, Even Flow, Alive, Blood, Once, Glorified G, Daughter/(Gimme Shelter), Deep, Jeremy, Black, State Of Love And Trust, Porch
encore: Why Go, Sonic Reducer, Crazy Mary

A fairly long "Gimme Shelter" is tagged after "Daughter". Victoria Williams joins Pearl Jam for "Crazy Mary" and this was the first time the song was performed live. Pearl Jam and Victoria join Neil Young for "Rockin' In The Free World".


October 19, 1993 - Vs.

tracklist: Go, Animal, Daughter, Glorified G, Dissident, W.M.A., Blood, Rearviewmirror, Rats, Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town, Leash, Indifference

Pearl Jam release their second studio album, Vs., through Epic Records. Produced by Pearl Jam & Brendan O'Brien. Mixed by Brendan O'Brien.


October 25, 1993 - The Off Ramp - Seattle, WA, USA

setlist: Go, Animal, Baba O'Riley, Daughter, Dissident, Even Flow, Glorified G, Indifference, Once, Rats, Rearviewmirror, State Of Love And Trust, Why Go, W.M.A., My Generation

A "secret" show in preparation for their tour in support of Vs. We are unsure if this is the correct setlist.


October 27, 1993 - The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA, USA

attendance: 800 (sold out)
opening act: American Music Club

setlist: Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Animal, Go, Breath, Glorified G, Daughter/(Rats), Even Flow, Blood, Once, Jeremy, (Sail Away), Sonic Reducer, Improv, Why Go, Deep, Garden, Porch/(W.M.A.)
encore: Indifference

Another surprise warm up show with "Breath" on the setlist, played a bit sloppily and the band mentions it had been a while since they last played it. "Sail Away" is a Neil Young tune. "Sonic Reducer" is dedicated to "punk rockers everywhere". After a departure from similar stage antics, Eddie climbs to the balcony and jumps into the crowd.


US Tour - 1993 (Leg 1)

First leg of the tour in support of Vs., focused on the Western United States.


October 28, 1993 - The Warfield - San Francisco, CA, USA

attendance: 2 300 (sold out)
opening acts: Rollins Band, American Music Club

soundcheck: Athena, Rearviewmirror, Rats
setlist: Release, Animal, Go, Blood, Even Flow, Improv, Dissident, Why Go, Jeremy, Daughter/(The Real Me), Rearviewmirror, Once, Alive, Garden, Porch/(Tearing)
encore: My Generation, Whipping, Leash, Indifference

This is the first "official" show of the '93 fall tour, with Pearl Jam working to strike the balance between the old and new and the fast and the slow songs in this tiny theater. "Alive" is introduced: "Take it from someone who's gone through death. Learn from people who are still living. Learn from them while you can". Mike injures himself smashing his guitar after "Porch".


October 30, 1993 - Event Center Arena - San Jose, CA, USA

attendance: 7 000 (sold out)
opening acts: Rollins Band, American Music Club

soundcheck: Improv, Glorified G (instrumental), Improv, Blood, Improv, Rearviewmirror, Glorified G, Once, Rats
setlist: Oceans, Even Flow, Go, Animal, Why Go, (Sick O' Pussies), Deep, Glorified G, Daughter, Rearviewmirror, Rats, Blood, Jeremy, Once, (Hard To Imagine), Porch
encore: Sonic Reducer, Alive, Baba O'Riley, Indifference

"Sick O' Pussies" is an old Eddie Vedder song from his time with Bad Radio.


October 31, 1993 - Greek Theatre - Berkeley, CA, USA

attendance: 8 500 (sold out)
opening acts: Rollins Band, American Music Club

soundcheck: Improv (instrumental), Improv, Better Man, Daughter, Improv, Rats, Daughter, Little Wing
setlist: Go, Animal, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Glorified G, Even Flow, Daughter, Alive, Dissident, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., State Of Love And Trust, Porch
encore: Blood, Once, Footsteps, Alone, Fuckin' Up, Sonic Reducer, Baba O'Riley, Indifference

Pearl Jam, ready for Halloween, dresses for the occasion. Eddie is wearing a Hannibal Lecter mask and Stone has on that crazy shark swimming cap. Eddie tells a story before "Elderly Woman..." about a girl who wrote him saying that Pearl Jam's music was the only thing that kept her alive when she considered suicide. She included a phone number and he called her, "but the fuckin' number was disconnected". As the band returns for the encore, they carry out a makeshift cross and Eddie remarks, "Here's to 2 000 years of Christianity... and to 15 minutes without it".


November 2, 1993 - La Paloma Theatre - Encinitas, CA, USA (canceled)

This acoustic show was canceled for unknown reasons.


November 2, 1993 - Civic Theatre - San Diego, CA, USA

attendance: 2 967 (sold out)
opening act: American Music Club

setlist: Oceans, Go, Animal, Jeremy, Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Even Flow, Glorified G, Daughter/(Shine), State Of Love And Trust, Garden, Alive, Black, Improv, Porch
encore 1: The Kids Are Alright, Blood, Why Go, Once/(Tearing), Sonic Reducer
encore 2: Indifference

The first of two shows in San Diego, which both sold out in a record 17 minutes. In recognition of the return to his second home town, Eddie quips, "There's a lot of people coming up to me and they say "Hey Eddie, remember me from high school?" Hey, man. I've smoked a lot of pot since then. I don't know who the fuck you are". "Shine" is a Rollins Band song.


November 3, 1993 - Civic Theatre - San Diego, CA, USA

attendance: 2 967 (sold out)
opening act: American Music Club

setlist: Release, Animal, Why Go, Jeremy, Rearviewmirror, Go, Even Flow, Dissident, Daughter/(Young Man Blues), Alive, Once, Black, Improv, Porch
encore 1: Elderly Woman..., Whipping, Glorified G, Sonic Reducer, Baba O'Riley
encore 2: Indifference

Eddie comments to young fans in front row, "Don't take this the wrong way, but you guys would get killed in a real pit". At one point, Eddie has the lights turned on saying the band had sushi that night, he has some leftover rice and wants to "try something". He flings the rice into the crowd and it spews out in a million pieces. He says, "Now that's not Minute Rice. It was supposed to stick together". Apparently he was trying to launch a ball of the rice into the balcony. Before walking off stage, Eddie says, "Keep the oceans clean for me here guys". There was real sense that Eddie felt good to be back on his old stomping grounds. "Young Man Blues" is a song by The Who.


November 4, 1993 - Whisky a Go Go - Los Angeles, CA, USA

setlist: -

Reportedly Pearl Jam played four songs at this club that night.


November 5, 1993 - Empire Polo Club - Indio, CA, USA

attendance: 25 000 (sold out)
opening acts: American Music Club, Eleven, Weapon of Choice

soundcheck: Wash, Alone, Yellow Ledbetter
setlist: Release, Go, Animal, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Glorified G, Daughter/Improv, Alive, Rearviewmirror, Improv, Blood, Rats, Once, Porch/(Tearing), Fuck Me In The Brain
encore 1: Sonic Reducer, Even Flow, Indifference
encore 2: Baba O'Riley

This show, originally planned for the L.A. area, was problematic with respect to parking and cold temperatures. The unruly crowd was moshing in line during the soundcheck and to PA music! Before Pearl Jam started, a roadie sang a hysterical rendition of "Copa Cabana". The audience is launching shoes at the stage even before and during the opening acts. In fact, during Eleven's set, a shoe hits Jack Iron's bass drum, he stops the song and says that if he finds out who threw it he would make him pay for the damages (quite pissed). Finally, Pearl Jam hits the stage, with the audience behaving outrageously. Prior to "Deep", Ed remarks, "Kill your local rapist, but torture him first, then serve him to your enemy for dinner". Later: "The first guy I met today gave me this book and asked if I wanted to know the secret for living forever". Tossing it into the crowd, he says, "Why the fuck would I want to live forever?". During "Porch", Eddie invites the audience to spit at him. The agitated crowd, continuing to throw stuff onto the stage, leads Eddie to comment that "me and Jeff are going to the front gate and when you exit, we are going to beat the shit out of every barefoot person here" and "throw a gun so I can shoot you". The band eventually plays from behind their amps so they won't be hit by the flying shoes. This audience was awful. The recording of "Blood" from this show is released on the "Daughter" single. "Fuck Me In The Brain" was released later on the third fan club single (as "Ramblings"). The guys deserve a medal for playing this long and this well despite the rowdy crowd. The Coachella Festival's origins trace back to this show, when Pearl Jam was boycotting venues controlled by Ticketmaster. The show validated the site's viability for hosting large events, leading to the inaugural Coachella Festival being held over the course of two days in October 1999, three months after Woodstock '99.


November 6, 1993 - Mesa Amphitheatre - Mesa, AZ, USA

attendance: 4 200 (sold out)
opening acts: Butthole Surfers, Bill Miller

setlist: Why Go, Jeremy, Go, Animal, Dissident, Alive, Glorified G, Daughter/(W.M.A.), Once, Even Flow, Black, Deep, Leash
encore 1: I Am A Patriot (Eddie solo), Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Garden, Yellow Ledbetter
encore 2: Porch/(Sunshine On My Shoulders)

The two Mesa shows were benefits for the Apache Survival and the Mount Graham Coalition. Lightning during the show added intensity. Eddie stops "Glorified G" to start it over "...as the song deserves". Eddie does a lovely solo version of "I Am A Patriot". "Yellow Ledbetter" is a big surprise and is performed by the band for the first time in its complete form. This live version appears on the b-side of certain versions of the "Daughter" single. A bit of John Denver's "Sunshine On My Shoulders" is within "Porch".


November 7, 1993 - Mesa Amphitheatre - Mesa, AZ, USA

attendance: 4 200 (sold out)
opening acts: Butthole Surfers, Bill Miller

setlist: Release, Why Go, Jeremy, Go, Animal, Better Man, Alive, Glorified G, Daughter, State Of Love And Trust, Even Flow, Black, Blood, Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Porch
encore 1: Rats, Sonic Reducer, Footsteps
encore 2: Leash, Indifference

Eddie tells the crowd that after visiting the mountain with some of the Native Americans who held the land sacred, the band had decided to donate ALL of the proceeds from the shows to benefit their cause (Originally, $1 from each ticket from the shows was to go to the cause). "Footsteps" is played by request (someone holds up a sign). Eddie is angered by someone crowdsurfing. Before "Leash", the audience tosses a University of Arizona sweatshirt onstage which Eddie drapes over a mic stand and burns, being displeased with the University because they were trying to develop an otherwise pristine piece of land holding significant historical worth to the Apaches. The order of the setlist is changed from the handwritten version.


November 9, 1993 - Albuquerque Convention Center - Albuquerque, NM, USA

opening act: Butthole Surfers

setlist: Animal, Go, Even Flow, Dissident, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., Blood, Alive, Black, State Of Love And Trust, Improv, Once
encore 1: Glorified G, Daughter/(The Real Me), Sonic Reducer, Improv, Porch
encore 2: Indifference

Another sold out show.


November 11, 1993 - UNT Coliseum - Denton, TX, USA

attendance: 6 100 (sold out)
opening act: Butthole Surfers

setlist: Go, Animal, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Dissident, Even Flow, Daughter/(Footsteps), Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Alive, Black, State Of Love And Trust, Once
encore 1: Glorified G, Garden, Porch
encore 2: Leash, Yellow Ledbetter

The band seems to relate a lot of onstage banter to being in Texas. "Deep" begins with Eddie saying: "Deep... deep in the heart of Texas". He preludes "Jeremy" with, "You might know this story". The "Footsteps" tag in "Daughter" is particularly haunting. Midway through the show, Eddie sarcastically addresses the crowd: "How does it feel to be rich? Actually, maybe you should ask us. I'll give my money away, I don't want to be rich. I just have a feeling it might change you. It might turn you into a fucking asshole".


November 12, 1993 - Moody Coliseum - University Park, TX, USA

opening act: Butthole Surfers

setlist: Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Even Flow, Improv, Deep, Jeremy, Why Go, Improv, Glorified G, Daughter/(The Real Me), Go, Animal, Oceans, State Of Love And Trust, Alive
encore 1: Blood, Dissident, Sonic Reducer, Improv, Rockin' In The Free World
encore 2: Garden, Porch
encore 3: Angel

Another sold out show. King's X join Pearl Jam for "Rockin' In The Free World". "Angel" makes a rare setlist appearance, performed on the drum riser with only Dave on guitar and Eddie singing.


November 16, 1993 - UNO Lakefront Arena - New Orleans, LA, USA

opening act: Urge Overkill

soundcheck: Blood
setlist: Release, Go, Animal, Why Go, (Sick O' Pussies), Deep, Jeremy, Dissident, Even Flow, Glorified G, Daughter/(W.M.A.), Blood, Alive, State Of Love And Trust, Porch
encore 1: The Kids Are Alright (Eddie solo), Rearviewmirror, Last Exit, Sonic Reducer
encore 2: Indifference

The first of three sold out shows in New Orleans. An upbeat, enthused show. Eddie introduces "Animal" as a song about his mother. The encore begins with Eddie saying "This is a song for someone who's here tonight and they know who it is and it's by Pete Townshend", leading to a lovely version of "The Kids are Alright", performed by Eddie solo. Pearl Jam premiers "Last Exit", with Eddie bringing a sheet of paper out and saying, "These are words for a new song no one has heard before. I don't think Mike knows it yet". Later he asks the crowd if they want "a fast song or a slow song", and they do "Sonic Reducer".


November 17, 1993 - UNO Lakefront Arena - New Orleans, LA, USA

opening act: Urge Overkill

setlist: Oceans, Why Go, Jeremy, State Of Love And Trust, Even Flow, Glorified G, Daughter/(Release), Go, Animal, Footsteps, Alive, Garden, Porch
encore 1: Rats, (Ben), Blood, Crazy Mary, Indifference
encore 2: Leash

"Daughter" includes a bit of "Release". Eddie sings a bit from Michael Jackson's "Ben" after "Rats". Victoria Williams and Brendan O'Brien joins Pearl Jam for a beautiful version of "Crazy Mary".


November 19, 1993 - UNO Lakefront Arena - New Orleans, LA, USA

opening act: Urge Overkill

setlist: Go, Animal, Once/(W.M.A.), Dissident, Jeremy, Deep, State Of Love And Trust, Glorified G, Daughter/(Across The Universe), Even Flow, Rats, Blood, Alive
encore 1: Why Go, Leash, Black, Rearviewmirror, Porch
encore 2: Baba O'Riley, Indifference


November 20, 1993 - William R. Johnson Coliseum - Nacogdoches, TX, USA

opening act: Urge Overkill

setlist: Daughter, Glorified G, Why Go, Deep, Improv, Even Flow, Go, Animal, Alone, Sonic Reducer, Improv, Garden, Jeremy, Blood, Alive
encore: Yellow Ledbetter, Footsteps, Throw Your Arms Around Me (Eddie solo), Rockin' In The Free World

Unusual opening with "Daughter". A smoking "Sonic Reducer". Dave collapses after "Alive" so the pace slows down and Pearl Jam performs "Yellow Ledbetter" and "Footsteps" sans drums. Chuck Treece, Urge Overkill's drummer, joins Pearl Jam for "Rockin' In The Free World".


November 22, 1993 - Barton Coliseum - Little Rock, AR, USA

opening act: Urge Overkill

incomplete setlist: Release, Rearviewmirror, Even Flow, Alive, Once, Why Go, Black, Jeremy, Garden, Deep, Go, Animal, Daughter, Glorified G, Leash, Porch, Indifference

Originally this show was scheduled for Pine Bluff, AR. Eddie expounds, "Is Little Rock pretty? Is it fucked? Is it pretty fucked?" The crowd roars with approval. He is relatively non-chatty, staying near center stage most of the night. Eddie passes his wine bottle to the audience and later walks to sidestage, climbs on top of a monitor, standing with his arms crossed, almost threatening to jump into the crowd. Toward the end of the show, Eddie says, "This next song was written specifically for this show, and it's called "Treat Me Like the Devil". (May have been an improv or an early version of "Satan's Bed".) Later he says, "This next song is called "Treat Me Like an Angel" leading to "Porch". Mike reads the band names and sports team names off the various clothing items tossed onto the stage throughout the show. Eventually, Pearl Jam throws most of their own clothing back to the crowd, leaving the stage wearing only their shorts and shoes.


November 23, 1993 - T & T Building - Oklahoma City, OK, USA

opening act: Urge Overkill

setlist: Wash, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Glorified G, Daughter/(W.M.A.), Even Flow, Alone, State Of Love And Trust, Garden, Go, Animal, Alive
encore 1: Improv, Rearviewmirror, Elderly Woman..., Leash, Porch
encore 2: Indifference


November 24, 1993 - Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center - Wichita, KS, USA

opening act: Urge Overkill

setlist: Go, Animal, Even Flow, Glorified G, Daughter/(I'm One), Jeremy, Deep, Oceans, State Of Love And Trust, Dissident, Alive, Porch/(Tearing)
encore 1: The Kids Are Alright (Eddie solo), Rearviewmirror, Black, Rockin' In The Free World
encore 2: Indifference

Good show with Eddie fairly chatty and lots of little guitar riffs and fills are heard between songs. "Oceans" pops up oddly in mid-set. "Porch" is intense with a cool strobe light effect. Eddie stops "Black" about a minute into it asking people to quiet down, saying they haven't played it lately and that "... it's kind of a heavy thing" and asks the crowd surfers to "just cool it for one song, all right?" "If you come up, we're gonna spit on you and we're gonna kick you and the whole thing. Just mellow for one song. These people up front–they just wanna watch some music, OK? Deal!". The song is restarted from the beginning. Eddie starts off the encore with a solo performance of "The Kids Are Alright", leading directly into "Rearviewmirror". The band is on and Eddie's voice is flawless.


November 26, 1993 - Balch Fieldhouse - Boulder, CO, USA

attendance: 4 000 (sold out)
opening acts: Mudhoney, Urge Overkill

setlist: Go, Animal, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Dissident, Daughter/(Fuck Me In The Brain), Even Flow, Blood, Garden, State Of Love And Trust, Once
encore: Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Indifference, Porch

The first of two shows in Boulder, CO. The third show got canceled. All three shows got sold out within an hour. Someone down front throws a t-shirt to the stage, hitting Eddie in the face. He leaves the t-shirt on his face, takes the microphone off the stand and wraps the cord around his neck, giving the appearance of hanging himself with his face cloaked. A very intense moment in an amazing show.


November 27, 1993 - Balch Fieldhouse - Boulder, CO, USA

attendance: 4 000 (sold out)
opening acts: Mudhoney, Urge Overkill

setlist: Even Flow, Deep, Once, Glorified G, Daughter, Go, Animal, Alive, Blood, Leash, (Saying No), Why Go, Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Sonic Reducer

Mark Arm joins Pearl Jam for "Sonic Reducer".


November 28, 1993 - Balch Fieldhouse - Boulder, CO, USA (canceled)

attendance: 4 000 (sold out)
opening acts: Mudhoney, Urge Overkill

This show got canceled just hours before showtime because of crowd control. Pearl Jam wanted security guards to stay out of the way as people in the audience danced in front of the stage, while officials were concerned about "moshing" and people getting injured. Pearl Jam later rescheduled this show with not one but two shows in Denver, CO in March of 1994.


November 30, 1993 - Aladdin Theatre - Las Vegas, NV, USA

attendance: 7 000 (sold out)
opening acts: Mudhoney, Urge Overkill

setlist: Even Flow, Once, Deep, Jeremy, Dissident, Daughter/(Instant Karma)/(Across The Universe), Go, Animal, State Of Love And Trust, Tremor Christ, Black, Blood, Alive
encore 1: Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Leash, Porch/(Tearing)
encore 2: Jeff, Stone, Mark Arm, Steve Turner & Chuck Treece: Swallow My Pride, (Jazz Odyssey), Ain't Nothin' To Do, Eddie & Terry Presley: My Way

Pearl Jam play the first of three shows in their first visit to Nevada at the Aladdin Theatre (originally scheduled for the Sands Hotel). In possibly a nod to Las Vegas' omission on the Ten tour, the band busts out explosively with Ten's "Even Flow", "Once", "Deep" and "Jeremy", the latter including extended "whoo-whoos" by Eddie. With fellow Seattle-ites, Mudhoney, Eddie jokes "Hi! Hello! Someone's throwing up a shoe here, and on the toe it's got some writing. It's very interesting. It says "I love me! I love me! I love me! I love me! I love me! I love me!". So apparently they do love themselves more than Mudhoney". Vs. songs are up next, starting with "Glorified G". There must have been some The Beatles connection for the "Daughter" to include three The Beatles'/John Lennon related tags, including "Instant Karma", ("Who do you think you are? Who do you think you are? You're a superstar"), "Across The Universe" ("Nothing's gonna change my world"), and Eddie whispers "Get Back" at song's close. This show features the premiere of "Tremor Christ", presumably after being recorded during mid-November sessions in New Orleans a few weeks prior. The song features a slightly different drum intro from the album, similar but re-arranged lyrics, and some made-up lyrics by Eddie indicating that part wasn't completely finished. There is no introduction or post-song explanation from Eddie, and greeted with polite applause. "Black" has a strong buildup by Mike and Eddie including a "We belong together" tag. The energy of "Blood" has been building during this tour, and this three minute song is sonically monstrous. The already pessimistic "Alive" gets the lyric treatment "Is that the question? You fucking bitch?". This was the "Throw stuff at the band" tour, and tonight Eddie mentions that "There's a book by Kurt Vonnegut that somebody threw up. I can't find any good quotes right off the bat. He said something once, he said "We're all here to fart around, don't let anyone get in your way" and right into the familiar intro of "Leash" ("Drop the leash, Drop the leash, Get out of my fuckin' face"). After the encore break, Stone comes up and introduces Mark Arm and Steve Turner from Mudhoney, as well touring drummer Chuck Treece from Urge Overkill and that "we're gonna play a couple of Green River songs (actually one Green River song and one Dead Boys song) and you're gonna just have to sit through it, because we decided we wanted to do it. So if you guys don't want to hear it to hear it, fuck you!". Always one to reference history, Eddie reinforces that "You don't know what this is, this is history. A long time ago these guys were in a band, they're finally playing tonight. I'm proud to introduce Green River playing "Swallow My Pride" and he retreats side-stage with his omnipresent Super-8 recorder. The audience doesn't quite know how to react. While Dave hops on drums, the band fiddles with "Jazz Odyssey" by Spinal Tap, complete with Mark scatting. Green River's version of the Dead Boys "Ain't Nothin' To Do" starts with a huge scream from Mark, and that gets the audience going". Jokingly, Mark salutes the crowd, "Thank you very much, Pearl Jam's next". The fun isn't over, as an Elvis Presley impersonator, called "Terry Presley", joins Eddie on stage for the Paul Anka standard "My Way". Eddie takes the second verse, in his best Elvis baritone. "Swallow My Pride" and "My Way" were later released as two of four songs on Pearl Jam's fourth Fan Club Holiday single.


December 1, 1993 - Aladdin Theatre - Las Vegas, NV, USA

attendance: 7 000 (sold out)
opening acts: Mudhoney, Urge Overkill

setlist: Release, Go, Animal, Why Go, Jeremy, Glorified G, Daughter/(The Real Me), Even Flow, Garden, Blood, State Of Love And Trust, Alive, Footsteps, Porch
encore 1: Improv, Rearviewmirror, Alone, Rockin' In The Free World
encore 2: Indifference

This is the second of two nights at the Aladdin Theatre. "Garden" is a request "from someone I met... actually someone Stone met while he was losing money". Eddie tells the crowd that "We finally made it to Vegas, it took us awhile. Believe me, you're worth waiting for. Only one more show after this and then we're going home. This tour has been about six weeks, and I haven't washed my pants once. And you can probably guess how many pairs I have". The "Porch" jam includes the lyrics "Ask me why I try so hard? Ask me why I try to be real? It's just how I feel. I think I'm losin' my mind. I've been running out of time. Before I lost my mind, my mind, my mind". A jam to start the encore is very jazzy, guitar on the backbeat. Lyrics include "Don't sin, my friend. I take what I can. I don't believe in no man. You can't trust anything". The crowd goes wild when Eddie asks for requests, then "these guys are asking for "Release", that was the first song we played (laughter). Want to hear it again?". Someone requestes "Alone", leading to a solid version, with the spoken word end part omitted. "Rockin' In The Free World" includes guest appearances by members of Mudhoney and Urge Overkill.


December 2, 1993 - Lawlor Events Center - Reno, NV, USA

attendance: 4 500 (sold out)
opening acts: Mudhoney, Urge Overkill

setlist: Whipping, Rearviewmirror, Even Flow, State Of Love And Trust, Animal, Daughter/(Give A Little Bit), Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Once, Alive, Footsteps, Rats, Porch
encore 1: Go, Black, Sonic Reducer, Ain't Nothin' To Do
encore 2: Indifference

The tag "Give A Little Bit" in "Daughter" is a song by Supertramp. Nash Kato of Urge Overkill assists in backup vocals on "Jeremy". Eddie introduces "Alive" as, "My mama fucked me and all I got was this dumb t-shirt". Mudhoney's Steve Turner and Mark Arm join Pearl Jam for "Ain't Nothin' To Do".


December 7, 1993 - Seattle Center Arena - Seattle, WA, USA

attendance: 6 000 (sold out)
opening acts: Urge Overkill, Six in the Clip

setlist: Go, Animal, Why Go, Deep, Jeremy, Glorified G, Daughter/(Golden Years)/(Across The Universe), Even Flow, State Of Love And Trust, Black, Alive, Blood, Improv, Porch
encore 1: Rearviewmirror, Whipping, Garden, Leash
encore 2: Indifference

"Rearviewmirror" is stopped and restarted. "Golden Years" is a David Bowie song. Pearl Jam's three sold-out shows in Seattle raised about $15 000 for the Seattle Center Arts Academy and about $20 000 in scholarship money for The Northest School, which Stone attended.


December 8, 1993 - Seattle Center Arena - Seattle, WA, USA

attendance: 6 000 (sold out)
opening acts: Urge Overkill, The Cheap Ones

setlist: Release, Even Flow, Dissident, (Sick O' Pussies), Go, Animal, Jeremy, Deep, Why Go, Daughter/(W.M.A.), Glorified G, Alive, Once, Footsteps, Porch
encore 1: Last Exit, Tremor Christ, Blood, State Of Love And Trust, I've Got A Feeling, Rearviewmirror
encore 2: Rockin' In The Free World

Eddie thanks Joey Ramone for "letting me use his mic stand". The "Mamasan trilogy" of "Alive", "Once" and "Footsteps" resurfaces, with Eddie likening it to their "Nutcracker". It is likely that Pearl Jam chose to play "I've Got A Feeling" because of the date (anniversary of John Lennon's death), with Eddie noting, "Today's an important day. Go home and look it up". The 11-year old Pearl Jam fan Lindsay Schaub, who has Rett Syndrome, and her mother Mary Schaub were invited to the show by Pearl Jam's manager Kelly Curtis. Rett Syndrome is a rare disorder that apparently affects only females, with symtoms like loss of speech and motor skills. The band donated $25 000 to the International Rett Syndrome Association as a "Christmas gift".


December 9, 1993 - Seattle Center Arena - Seattle, WA, USA

attendance: 6 000 (sold out)
opening acts: Urge Overkill, Hater

setlist: Rearviewmirror, Improv, Whipping, Why Go, Deep, Dissident, Go, Animal, Jeremy, Garden, Blood, State Of Love And Trust, Daughter/(Golden Years), Alive
encore 1: Once, Last Exit, Glorified G, Porch
encore 2: Indifference


December 13, 1993 - Pier 48 - Seattle, WA, USA (MTV's Live and Loud) (canceled)

attendance: 2 000 (sold out)

Pearl Jam was originally scheduled to perform at the taping of the MTV's Live and Loud for their New Year's Eve special, closing the show after Nirvana played. However, Pearl Jam canceled at the last minute because Eddie was sick. That "allowed" Nirvana to play an extra half-hour. Also on the bill were Cypress Hill and The Breeders. When they were setting up Cypress Hill's gear, they also set up Pearl Jam's gear and at the end of their set Stone, Jeff and Dave joined for the "Real Thing" from the Judgement Night soundtrack. Attendance at this event included people like Layne Staley, Jerry Cantrell, Anthony Kiedis, Flea and the cast of Almost Live, as well as many local television newscasters and politicians.


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