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Update: Pearl Jam, Neil Young Set For Eddie Vedder’s Ohana Festival

Event will take place Sept. 27-29 at Doheny Beach State Park in Dana Point, Ca.
Pearl Jam's Mike McCready and Eddie Vedder at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 11, 2022 (photo: Kevin Mazur / Getty Images for Pearl Jam).

Updating a story first posted here on April 17, Pearl Jam will headline the first and third nights of frontman Eddie Vedder‘s annual Ohana festival at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, Ca., while longtime friend and collaborator Neil Young will anchor the middle evening of the Sept. 27-29 event with Crazy Horse.

“Pearl Jam on the seashore is going to be something to look forward to for us, certainly,” Vedder told KROQ-FM last week. As for the rest of the lineup, which is rounded out by Alanis Morissette, Turnpike Troubadours, Garbage, Maren Morris, Black Pumas, IDLES, Jenny Lewis, the Breeders and Crowded House, he said, “the whole rosters are very impressive and inspiring and exciting.”

Ohana will also feature appearances by Keanu Reeves’ Dogstar, Vedder’s frequent cohort Glen Hansard, Cat Power performing her Bob Dylan 1966 tribute show and Kim Gordon. Tickets are on sale now for members of Pearl Jam’s Ten Club fan organization, with a pre-sale set for Thursday. Click here for more information.

Vedder traditionally plays solo or with his side band Earthlings at Ohana, but performed with Pearl Jam for the first time at a series of shows there in 2021. Vedder has also guested on numerous occasions with Ohana artists such as Liz Phair, Johnny Marr and the Killers, so it wouldn’t be a major surprise if Young and Pearl Jam team up in some form that weekend.

The musicians previously collaborated on Young’s 1995 album Mirror Ball and Pearl Jam’s own Merkin Ball EP, while the non-singing members of the band backed Young on a brief international tour later that year. After not touring for the better part of a decade, Young and Crazy Horse will return to the road April 24 in San Diego and release a live album, FU##IN’ UP, on vinyl for Record Store Day this weekend.

For Pearl Jam, Ohana will come following the conclusion of their North American Dark Matter tour, which begins May 4 in Vancouver and wraps Sept. 17 at Boston’s Fenway Park. After Ohana, the band will head to Australia and New Zealand for their first shows there in a decade, commencing Nov. 8 in Auckland.