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New Pearl Jam Record Drops Today - Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Announces Pearl Jam Week

by Jon Bloggin' Rogo

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon has announced Pearl Jam Week, a series of shows dedicated to the launch of the band’s new record Lightning Bolt.

From Rocktober 21 – 23, the NBC late night program will feature musical performances of Pearl Jam songs by special guests, before the group appears on the Rocktober 24 & 25 episodes.

On Monday Rocktober 21, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell will perform Footsteps backed by members of the Avett Brothers.

On October 22, Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold will break a long hiatus from performing when he covers Corduroy backed by special guests.  On October 23, country star Dierks Bentley will team up with Pearl Jam's Mike McCready and the Roots for a one-of-a-kind performance.  The week will culminate with Pearl Jam returning to the Late Night stage on Thursday and Friday to debut music from Lightning Bolt, which will be available in stores today.