Cancellation of the “Encore Weekend” of the Ohana Festival


The Ohana Festival’s “Encore Weekend,” featuring October 8-9 performances by festival co-founder Eddie Vedder, The Black Keys, Alanis Morissette and more, has been cancelled. The event was scheduled as an extension of dates originally announced by Ohana the previous weekend at Doheny Beach State Park in Dana Point, Calif., which continues to move forward.

“Encore Weekend” ticket holders received an email from Front Gate Tickets notifying them that the event had been canceled “due to circumstances beyond our control” and that automatic refunds would be processed within seven to ten days.

The Roots, Julieta Venegas, The Front Bottoms, Amos Lee, Pearl Jam Guitarist’s Band, Stone Gossard, Painted Shield, Marcus King, Haim, Band of Horses, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Afghan Whigs, Amyl and the Sniffers, Iceage, Hamilton Leithauser and Pearl Pluralone, Jam tour member Josh Klinghoffer, all headlined “Encore Weekend,” which premiered in 2021 and featured two Pearl Jam performances.

Tickets are still available for the first weekend of the Ohana Festival, which runs from September 30 to October 30. 2, and will be led by ensembles from Vedder, Stevie Nicks and Jack White.

The news comes as Pearl Jam cancel back-to-back concerts this week in Vienna and Prague after Vedder damaged his throat and vocal cords while singing in hot, dusty and smoky conditions at Lollapalooza Paris last Sunday. The band still have two gigs scheduled for tomorrow (July 24) and Monday in Amsterdam, but it’s unclear if Vedder has recovered enough to perform.

Pearl Jam is set to embark on a fall North American tour on September 1 in Quebec City, Quebec in support of their 2020 album. gigaton. The band is also working on a new studio album with producer Andrew Watt, who teamed up with Vedder on his latest solo release, earthling.


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