by Sony Music

One of the few major label bands still worth giving a damn for, Pearl Jam, has upped their hipness factor by a few points with their upcoming US tour. The band has drafted Sparta, Idlewild, Sleater-Kinney, and the legendary Buzzcocks into service as their opening acts. Each band will be taking a separate leg of the group's sprawling US tour. Dates are viewable below.


04.01.03 - Denver, CO (Pepsi Center, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.03.03 - Oklahoma City, OK (The Ford Center, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.05.03 - San Antonio, TX (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.06.03 - The Woodlands, TX (Cynthia Wood Mitchell Pavilion, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.08.03 - New Orleans, LA (New Orleans Arena, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.09.03 - Birmingham, AL (Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.11.03 - West Palm Beach, FL (Coral Sky Amphitheater, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.13.03 - Tampa, FL (St. Pete Times Forum, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.15.03 - Raleigh, NC (Alltel Pavilion Walnut Creek, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.16.03 - Charlotte, NC (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.18.03 - Nashville, TN (Am South Amphitheater, w/ Sleater-Kinney)
04.19.03 - Atlanta, GA (Hi Fi Buys Amphitheater, w/ Sparta)
04.21.03 - Lexington, KY (Rupp Arena, w/ Sparta)
04.22.03 - St. Louis, MO (Savvis Center, w/ Sparta)
04.23.03 - Champaign, IL (Assembly Hall, w/ Sparta)
04.25.03 - Cleveland, OH (Gund Arena, w/ Sparta)
04.26.03 - Pittsburgh, PA (Mellon Arena, w/ Sparta)
04.28.03 - Philadelphia, PA (First Union Spectrum Arena, w/ Sparta)
04.29.03 - Albany, NY (Pepsi Arena, w/ Sparta)
04.30.03 - Uniondale, NY (Nassau Coliseum, w/ Sparta)
05.02.03 - Buffalo, NY (HSBC Arena, w/ Sparta)
05.03.03 - University Park, PA (Bryce Jordan Center, w/ Sparta)


05.28.03 - Missoula, MT (Adams Fieldhouse, w/ Idlewild)
05.30.03 - Vancouver, BC (GM Place, w/ Idlewild)
06.01.03 - Mountain View, CA (Shoreline Amphitheater, w/ Idlewild)
06.02.03 - Irvine, CA (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, w/ Idlewild)
06.05.03 - San Diego, CA (San Diego Sports Arena, w/ Idlewild)
06.06.03 - Las Vegas, NV (Mandalay Bay Events Center, w/ Idlewild)
06.07.03 - Phoenix, AZ (Cricket Pavilion, w/ Idlewild)
06.09.03 - Dallas, TX (Smirnoff Music Center, w/ Idlewild)
06.10.03 - Little Rock, AR (Alltel Arena, w/ Idlewild)
06.12.03 - Kansas City, MO (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, w/ Idlewild)
06.13.03 - Council Bluffs, IA (Mid-America Center, w/ Idlewild)
06.15.03 - Fargo, ND (Fargo Dome, w/ Idlewild)
06.16.03 - St. Paul, MN (Xcel Arena, w/ Idlewild)
06.18.03 - Chicago, IL (United Center, w/ Idlewild)
06.19.03 - Cincinnati, OH (Riverbend Music Center, w/ Idlewild)
06.21.03 - East Troy, WI (Alpine Valley Music Theater, w/ the Buzzcocks)
06.22.03 - Nobelsville, IN (Verizon Wireless Music Center, w/ the Buzzcocks)
06.24.03 - Columbus, OH (Polaris Amphitheater, w/ the Buzzcocks)
06.25.03 - Detroit, MI (Detroit Energy Center, w/ the Buzzcocks)
06.28.03 - Toronto, ON (Molson Amphitheater, w/ the Buzzcocks)
06.29.03 - Montreal, QC (Bell Center, w/ the Buzzcocks)
07.01.03 - Washington, DC (Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, w/ the Buzzcocks)
07.02.03 - Boston, MA (Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts, w/ the Buzzcocks)
07.05.03 - Philadelphia, PA (Tweeter Center, w/ the Buzzcocks)
07.08.03 - New York, NY (Madison Square Garden)
07.09.03 - New York, NY (Madison Square Garden)