Pearl Jam singer will perform at Tom Petty’s 70th birthday bash virtual festival on October, 23.
October, 23 at 7 – 9:30pm EST at tompetty.com, Ed Vedder will perform at Tom Perry’s 70th birthday bash virtual festival.
Tom Petty’s 70th Birthday Bash will focus on raising awareness for Save Our Stages (NIVA), whose mission is to preserve and nurture the ecosystem of independent live music venues and promoters throughout the United States; Arts In Medicine, empowering musicians and impacting the lives of citizens in the Gainesville community and beyond; Digitunity, an initiative of the National Cristina Foundation which works to ensure everyone has the technology they need to thrive in our digitally connected society; and MusiCares, providing a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need.
Fans are encouraged to donate to these causes via links on tompetty.com.
Born in Reggio Emilia in 1980. He created pearljamonline.it in 2001 and wrote the first edition of “Pearl Jam Evolution” in 2009 along with his wife Daria. Since 2022, he is behind 2 podcasts: “Pearl Jam dalla A alla Z” and “Fuori Orario Not Another Podcast”. He has collaborated with Barracuda Style, HvsR, Rolling Stone, Rockol and Il Fatto Quotidiano. He continues relentlessly to try to find “beautiful melodies that say terrible things”.
Favorite song: Present Tense
Favorite album: No Code
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Tom Waits, Soundgarden, Ramones, Springsteen, IDLES, Fontaines D.C., Mark Lanegan, Cat Power, R.E.M.