Pearl Jam reunited with member Dave Krusen to perform their debut single, “Alive,” before Matt Cameron stepped in for “Given To Fly” and “Better Man.” After being inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame on Friday. They then led the traditional all-star finale jam as they wrapped things up with Neil Young’s “Rockin’ In The Free World.”
Neil Young was supposed to induct Pearl Jam, but had to pull out of the ceremony due to ill health. David Letterman, one of Pearl jam’s biggest fans, stepped in. The 2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony will be broadcast by HBO on April 29 at 8PM ET.
David Letterman inducts Pearl Jam
Rock And Roll Hall of Fame All-Star Jam
More Rock Hall stuff: Rush’s Geddy Lee and former Yes members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman performed “Roundabout”; Geddy played bass in the place the late Chris Squire. And while Steve Perry didn’t perform with Journey for their induction, he did say that he plans to release a new solo album later this year.
Bon Jovi postponed two concerts late last week and cancelled one because frontman Jon Bon Jovi is reportedly battling bronchitis. They were scheduled to play two shows at Madison Square Garden in New York City this past Friday and Saturday but have rescheduled the dates to April 13th and 15th. Let’s hope for good health; Bon Jovi are set to play the ACC in Toronto tonight and tomorrow.