The ad-hoc supergroup tore through Young’s 1989 Freedom anthem. Eddie Vedder tossed several tambourines into the crowd and doused himself with what looked like a gigantic bottle of wine. Throughout much of the track, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron laid down a low tom rumble beneath Smith’s wild drumming, while Klinghoffer traded scorching solos with Mike McCready and Stone Gossard.
Pearl Jam will wrap their South American tour this weekend with a set at Lollapalooza Brazil, where Red Hot Chili Peppers are also scheduled to perform. Pearl Jam will then play a handful of European dates before embarking on a short U.S. stadium tour this summer, with gigs in Seattle, Missoula, Montana, Chicago and Boston.
Rolling Stone‘s Andy Green recalls Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s 2012 show at Red Rocks. Watch below.
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