According to pearljam.com, Flight to Mars – a tribute to UFO featuring Mike McCready – will be returning to the Showbox in Seattle on Saturday, May 11th.
Proceeds from the show will benefit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s Camp Oasis, as well as the Jennifer Jaff Care Line for People with IBD.
Opening the show will be Dream Police, a Cheap Trick tribute band created and curated by Chris Friel with Rick Friel, Gary Westlake, Kathy Moore, Sean Bates and Kim Virant. Tickets information: pearljam.com
UPDATE (04/12/2019): Flight To Mars has added a 2nd show on Friday, May 10th with Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins & Friends opening. Tickets available at www.axs.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. He is collaborating with Barracuda Style and HvsR, he has collaborated with Rolling Stone, Rockol and Il Fatto Quotidiano. Since 2022, he is behind 2 podcasts: “Pearl Jam dalla A alla Z” and “Fuori Orario: Not Another Podcast”. 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, Ramones, Bruce Springsteen, IDLES, Fontaines D.C., Mark Lanegan, Cat Power, Dead Kennedys