Some Pearl Jam fans will have trouble with this Eddie Vedder solo gig. They shouldn’t.

They shouldn’t. Some Pearl Jam fans will have trouble with this Eddie Vedder solo gig.
For the first decade of Pearl Jam’s life, the group was powered by idealism. Tell me that if your company booked Eddie for your next Christmas party that you wouldn’t lose your mind. We won’t do music videos! The money is usually, really, really good, filling a gap created by cratering record sales. Ford (@quinn_c_ford) on Sep 27, 2018 at 8:35pm PDT

 

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This is the #moment when your #wife @skatienoyes invades the #stage 💃🏼at a @netjets 🛩 private #concert to dance with Eddie Vedder 🎸from @pearljam ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Another reason we love the #californialifestyle 🏝…. Chances are none of us will ever be Netjet customers, but that’s beside the point. Usually, it’s just another concert in the working life of a music. #eddievedder #netjets #pearljam #quinnford
A post shared by Quinn C. The band came back to music videos for a while, but they’re not the big-budget MTV-is-God productions. The Ticketmaster fight was a good one but ultimately unwinnable. Eddie obviously has no trouble with the way NetJets does business. We’re pro-choice! Fight Ticketmaster! Why not take the gig? While we haven’t seen the group license any song for a TV commercial (at least I haven’t heard of one), Eddie Vedder is willing to take the odd corporate gig. There may be conditions set down and the artist often vets the company to make sure they share certain values, but a payday is a payday. Save the oceans! No wonder everyone from Bob Dylan to the Rolling Stones to the Foo Fighters to Metallica has accepted the odd corporate booking. The group is still all those things, but age, pragmatism, and certain fiscal realities have crept in.  

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Eddie Vedder Private Show! Eddie recently performed from the employees of NetJets, a company that makes private jet travel available. Standing up for women’s rights and environmental causes will forever be part of Pearl Jam’s DNA. These are private shows where an entertainer is hired for a company event, or in some cases, a wedding or bar/bat mitzvah. the many #musicfestivals 🎼❗️ ——————————————————— #musicfestival #eddievedder #stageinvasion #netjets #netjetslife #privateconcert #danapoint #eddievedderlove #californialife #caliconcert #california #californiaadventure #blessedlife #grateful #onstage #skatieswim #liveconcert #pearljam
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