Pearl Jam Singer Solos

Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder played two unannounced solo sets Saturday night (June 26) at La Paloma Theatre in Encinitas, Calif. Accompanied by bassist Jon Merithew and drummer Brad Balsley of the Olympia, Wash., band C Average"—who had joined Vedder the night before for a similar set at a benefit show in Los Angeles"—Vedder primarily sang cover songs. The sets included the Who's "Tattoo," Nick Cave's "The Ship Song," J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers' "Last Kiss" (recently recorded by Pearl Jam) and Pearl Jam's "Corduroy," according to fans who were there.