The band instructed followers on Instagram that lead singer Eddie Vedder’s throat was “broken” at his final present exterior Paris as a result of warmth, mud and smoke from close by fires.
“To all those that have been anticipating an excellent Pearl Jam present tonight in Vienna, we have been too. Nevertheless, as a result of excessive circumstances on the final outside web site exterior of Paris (warmth, mud, and smoke from the fires) our singer Ed Vedder’s throat was left broken,” the assertion mentioned. “He has seen docs and had remedy however as of but, his vocal cords haven’t recovered.”
Hovering temperatures and wildfires have unfold throughout Europe this week.
“That is brutal information and horrible timing…for everybody concerned. Those that work so exhausting to placed on the exhibits in addition to those that give their valuable time and energies to attend,” the band added. “As a band, we’re deeply sorry and have tried to seek out choices to nonetheless play. And Ed desires to play. There’s simply no throat obtainable at the moment.”
They added: “So very, very deeply sorry.”
Tickets can be refunded at level of buy, in line with the assertion.
Pearl Jam has three exhibits remaining on this leg of its tour, one in Prague and two nights in Amsterdam. In September, they may kick off the North American leg of their tour.