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1993 European/North American Tour
Tour by Pearl Jam
Locations Europe, North America
Start date June 26, 1993
End date September 6, 1993
Legs 2
Shows 15 in Europe
11 in North America
26 in total
Pearl Jam tour chronology
Lollapalooza 1992
1993 European/North American Tour
Vs. Tour

The Pearl Jam 1993 European/North American Tour was a concert tour by the American rock band Pearl Jam. It was the band's first tour since the 1992 Lollapalooza tour.



Pearl Jam embarked on this tour after completing the recording sessions for its second album, Vs.[1] The Europe leg included a few shows in which the band opened for U2 on the band's Zoo TV Tour, while both legs included several shows in which the band opened for Neil Young on his Harvest Moon tour.[2] Guitarist Mike McCready said that when the band opened for U2 in Europe the crowds hated Pearl Jam.[3] The short tour of North America focused on Canada and the West Coast of the United States. When the band opened for Neil Young, Young often brought the band out for encores to perform "Rockin' in the Free World".[4] Bassist Jeff Ament said that playing with Neil Young was "the most inspiring thing that we've ever been involved in."[5]

Tour dates

Information taken from various sources.[6][7][8]


Warm-Up Shows

Date Location Venue Opening act
June 16, 1993 Missoula, Montana University Theatre, University of Montana-Missoula Orgone Box
June 17, 1993 Spokane, Washington The Met Lazy Susan

Europe Leg

Date Location Venue Opening acts Supporting
June 26, 1993 Oslo, Norway Sentrum Scene
June 27, 1993 Isle of Calf Festival (Kalvoya) Neil Young
June 28, 1993 Stockholm, Sweden Sjöhistoriska Museet
June 30, 1993 Helsinki, Finland Jäähalli
July 2, 1993 Verona, Italy Stadio Bentegodi U2
July 3, 1993
July 6, 1993 Rome, Italy Stadio Flaminio
July 7, 1993
July 10, 1993 Slane, Ireland Slane Concert Van Morrison, Neil Young
July 11, 1993 London, England Finsbury Park James, Teenage Fanclub, 4 Non Blondes Neil Young
July 13, 1993 Brixton Academy Tribe After Tribe
July 14, 1993
July 16, 1993 Rotterdam, Netherlands Sportspaleis Ahoy
July 17, 1993
July 18, 1993 Amsterdam, Netherlands Paradiso

North America Leg

Date Location Venue Opening act Supporting
August 11, 1993 Calgary, Alberta, Canada Max Bell Arena Cadillac Tramps
August 12, 1993 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Convention Center
August 14, 1993 Gimli, Manitoba, Canada Gimli Motorsport Park
August 17, 1993 Hull, Quebec, Canada Robert Guertin Arena Doughboys
August 18, 1993 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Stadium Neil Young
August 19, 1993 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Verdun Auditorium Doughboys
September 2, 1993 Los Angeles, California Viper Room The Darling Buds
September 4, 1993 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada BC Place Stadium Neil Young
Seattle, Washington Rendezvous Club
September 5, 1993 George, Washington The Gorge Amphitheatre Blind Melon Neil Young
September 6, 1993 Portland, Oregon Portland Meadows Race Track

Band members

Songs performed



  1. ^ "Pearl Jam: Timeline". Retrieved 2007-06-27. 
  2. ^ Crowe, Cameron (1993-10-28). "Five Against the World". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2007-06-23. 
  3. ^ Hiatt, Brian (2006-06-16). "The Second Coming of Pearl Jam". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2007-06-22. 
  4. ^ Consideine, J.D. "Neil Young: Mirror Ball". Rolling Stone. February 2, 1998.
  5. ^ Ament, Jeff. "Rockline Interview". KISW-FM, Seattle, Washington. October 18, 1993.
  6. ^ "Pearl Jam: Set Lists". Retrieved 2007-12-08. 
  7. ^ "The Five Horizons Concert Chronology". Retrieved 2007-12-08. 
  8. ^ "The Pearl Jam Concert Chronology". Retrieved 2007-12-08. 


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