New York, NY (Top40 Charts / Sirius XM Holdings Inc.)
SiriusXM announced today that Pearl
Jam will perform at Harlem's world-famous Apollo Theater in a special invitation-only concert for SiriusXM subscribers and Pandora
listeners on Thursday, March 26.
The exclusive concert marks the first time that Pearl
Jam has performed at the iconic venue and their first concert in New York City in almost three years. The special event comes days before the band embarks on the U.S. leg of their Pearl
Jam 2020 tour. The concert will take place just hours ahead of the release of the band's new album Gigaton, which goes on sale at midnight.
Concert will air live nationwide on the band's dedicated channel, SiriusXM's Pearl
channel 22, now in its 10th year on SiriusXM. Directly following the live concert, Pearl
will broadcast and premiere the new album in North America. Upon the album's release, Pandora
will release both a new Pearl
Jam Live: A-Z playlist, which will include some of the band's greatest live performances, and a Pandora
Story, where the band will share insights and stories about their new music and iconic songs.
"We are incredibly humbled and honored to take the stage at the legendary Apollo Theater," said Stone Gossard. "We look forward to a memorable show to celebrate Gigaton and the 10-year anniversary of Pearl
at SiriusXM. It's hard to understate the sacred and historical importance of the Apollo to the history of American popular music and African Americans' preeminent role in its invention. We will play this special one time show with those artists in mind."
"Pearl Jam Radio
has become a must-listen-to destination to hear live concerts performed and chosen by one of the greatest live rock acts ever," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "For the first time, we are thrilled to be able to offer our subscribers the exclusive opportunity to attend and listen to this great band's first show at the historic Apollo Theater, which will kick off Pearl
Jam's massive U.S. tour promoting their new album. Seeing the band in this intimate setting is certain to be a once in a lifetime experience that all Pearl
Jam fans won't want to miss."
Jam will release their much-anticipated eleventh studio album, Gigaton, on March 27, just hours after their special concert at the Apollo Theater. Gigaton marks the band's first studio album since their GRAMMY award-winning album, Lightning Bolt, which was released over six years ago. Gigaton is available for pre-order now at www.pearljam.com. In support of Gigaton, Pearl
Jam will embark on their first leg of North American tour dates in March and April.
SiriusXM has had a long-standing relationship with Pearl
Jam, having created a full-time music channel with the band, Pearl
Jam Radio, in 2010, which features archival concerts throughout the band's 30-year career, rarities, unreleased material from the band's personal music library and music from the band's side projects, including solo and pre-Pearl Jam music.
The legendary Apollo Theater—the soul of American culture—plays a vital role in cultivating emerging artists and launching legends. Since its founding the Apollo has served as a center of innovation and a creative catalyst for Harlem, the city of New York, and the world. For more information, visit www.apollotheater.org.
SiriusXM has presented special, private concerts at the Apollo Theater with Paul McCartney
in 2010, Bruce Springsteen
in 2012, Metallica
in 2013, James
Taylor in 2015, Guns N' Roses
in 2017, U2 in 2018 and Lady Gaga
SiriusXM subscribers will have numerous opportunities to win a pair of tickets to this private SiriusXM & Pandora
performance, including on-air on Pearl
Jam Radio, via e-mail to qualified subscribers who have consented to e-mail marketing from SiriusXM and who have registered their music interests with us at siriusxm.com/perks. Pandora
fans will have a similar opportunity based upon their listening histories. Additionally, SiriusXM subscribers since January 22, 2020 will be able to enter for the chance to win a trip for two to New York, NY including airfare, hotel stay, and a pair of tickets to SiriusXM & Pandora
Jam at The Apollo Theater. See Official Rules for complete details at siriusxm.com/PJApollo.
features archival concerts from throughout the band's celebrated 30-year career, rarities, unreleased material from the band's personal music library and music from the band's side projects, including solo and pre-Pearl Jam music. SiriusXM's exclusive Pearl
channel is an example of SiriusXM channels created with iconic and leading artists including The Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Phish, Eminem, LL COOL J, Diplo, Elvis Presley, Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Frank Sinatra
For more information on Pearl
Jam, please visit www.pearljam.com.
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