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Pearl Jam’s 10 Greatest Concerts

on August 23, 2016, 12:00am
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10. Orpheum Theater – April, 12 1994


Pearl Jam pride themselves on being a band of, by, and for the people. Yes, they are rock stars, but no, that doesn’t mean that they carry themselves as though they are above everyone else. In that spirit, for the second to last show of their Vs. tour in 1994 at the Orpheum Theater in Boston, the band let their road crew completely dictate their setlist. Needless to say, the roadies chose wisely, and the concert that night was jam-packed with deep cuts like “Alone” and “Dirty Frank”, as-yet-unreleased songs from Vitalogy like “Immortality” and “Not for You”, and cool covers like Neil Young’s “Fuckin’ Up” and Dead Boys’ “Sonic Reducer”, which they performed with Mudhoney’s Mark Arm.

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