Pearl Jam cancel final US tour dates after bassist Jeff Ament tests positive for Covid

Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam
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Pearl Jam have canceled the final two shows on their current US tour following the news that bass guitar player Jeff Ament has tested positive for COVID-19.

Dates affected include yesterday's (May 18) concert at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California, and Friday's (May 20) show at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.