Pearl Jam | 10.31.09 | Philly Spectrum

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Pearl Jam :: 10.31.09 :: Wachovia Spectrum :: Philadelphia, PA

Pearl Jam celebrated Halloween by performing the final show ever at the legendary Philadelphia Spectrum. Completed in 1967, the Spectrum was home to both the 76ers and Flyers and also housed a plethora of rock concerts. The Grateful Dead played 53 shows there (the most of any band), The Doors, The Who, Pink Floyd, Genesis, KISS, Aerosmith, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Jimi Hendrix and scores of others all played the hallowed venue.

On the final show of a four-night run, Pearl Jam, with the help of opening act Bad Religion, closed the doors on the Spectrum with a massive three-and-a-half hour Halloween show featuring several never before played songs, the Philadelphia String Quartet, and they even donned Devo costumes. It was a historic night by a legendary band.

Main Set: Why Go, Last Exit, Corduroy, Severed Hand, The Fixer, Elderly Woman Behind The Counter In A Small Town, You Are, Amongst The Waves, Even Flow, Pilate (first since 10.25.00), Unthought Known, Daughter, Johnny Guitar, Rats, I'm Open, I Got Shit, Glorified G, Out Of My Mind (first since 04.06.94), Black/We Belong Together, Insignificance, Life Wasted
Encore 1: Just Breathe (w/ Philadelphia String Quartet), The End (w/ Philadelphia String Quartet), Low Light, Speed of Sound, Jeremy (w/ Philadelphia String Quartet), Inside Job, Bugs (w/ Philadelphia String Quartet, first time live), Spin The Black Circle, Porch
Encore 2: Whip It! (Devo, first time live), Got Some, Crown of Thorns, Satan's Bed, Sweet Lew (first time live), Do The Evolution/Betterman, Save It For Later, Smile, Alive, Rockin' In The Free World, Yellow Ledbetter/Star Spangled Banner

Bad Religion
Bad Religion
Bad Religion
Bad Religion
Bad Religion

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[Published on: 11/5/09]

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