The 2021 Ohana Festival in Dana Point, Calif., Hosted by Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, was momentarily evacuated Friday, September 24 due to bad weather just hours after the event began, causing thousands of spectators to jostle. according to Orange County Register.
It quickly reopened, with Vedder giving a headlining solo backed by a pickup group including Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and former RHCP guitarist (and current Pearl Jam tour member) Josh Klinghoffer. , as well as Glen Hansard, Pino Palladino and the producer-performer. Andrew Watt, as Twirl reported.
See the video of Vedder’s set at the bottom of this article.
“Due to lightning in the area, we are evacuating the venue and suspending the show,” Ohana fest announced via Twitter Friday. “We plan to open fully shortly as the storm is passing quickly. Please continue to follow social media and we’ll let you know when it’s safe.”
Less than an hour later, the party share, “We are happy to announce that it is safe for you to enter the festival site. In the spirit of Ohana, remember to be careful and respectful of your fellow festival goers. “
Vedder headlined the first night of Ohana 2021 after planned closures Kings of Leon were forced to step down due to the death of the mother of three of the band members, Betty Ann Murphy, on Friday night. .
Vedder’s daughter Olivia Vedder took the stage at one point to perform the song from the soundtrack to his movie “My Father’s Daughter” with her father. Otherwise, the Pearl Jam singer’s set consisted of tracks from his main band with a few covers for good measure. My morning jacket played an extended set before Vedder took the stage. The Pearl Jam frontman is set to hit the headlines again on Saturday, September 25 before Pearl Jam wraps up the final night of the event on Sunday, September 26.
Eddie Vedder, “Drive” (REM Cover, Live at Ohana Festival 2021)
Eddie Vedder, “Long Road” (Pearl Jam Song, Live at Ohana 2021)
Eddie Vedder, “My Father’s Daughter” (with Olivia Vedder, Live at Ohana 2021)
Eddie Vedder setlist, Ohana Festival 2021
“Drive” (REM coverage)
“Long Road” (Pearl Jam Song)
“Molly’s Rooms” (Kings of Leon Cover)
“Porch” (song Pearl Jam)
“My father’s daughter” (with Olivia Vedder)
“I am one” (The cover of Who)
“corduroy” (Pearl Jam song)
“Precious” (Cover of suitors)
“Purple Rain” (Prince cover)