PEARL JAM To Headline This Year's LOLLAPALOOZA

Jonathan Cohen of Billboard.com reports that PEARL JAM will return to its Lollapalooza roots by serving as one of the headliners for the 2007 edition of the event, which will be held Aug. 3-5 in the city's Grant Park. The news was first reported by the Chicago Sun-Times and confirmed by sources to Billboard.com.

PEARL JAM's rise to fame was cemented by its performances on the 1992 Lollapalooza tour, which was concurrent with the ascent of its debut album, "Ten". Frontman Eddie Vedder hails from the Chicago suburb Evanston and has frequently made special appearances solo and with the band in the Windy City.

The Lollapalooza date is expected to be part of a handful of North American shows on the back of a previously announced European tour that begins June 8 in Lisbon.

Read more at Billboard.com.

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