Pearl Jam at Safeco: Home Field Advantage [PHOTOS]
Returning to play their hometown for the first time in five years, Pearl Jam put on a show for the home crowd -- and for the homeless. Their powerful Wednesday night set proved that one of grunge's original acts hasn't slowed down a bit.
They'll play a second show Friday at the Safe, and they've pledged a share of the proceeds from both shows (which of course sold out quickly) to local homeless programs. In fact, the Home Shows have inspired a range of organizations, businesses and individuals to pitch in, too -- according to The Seattle Times, the original community fundraising goal was $1 million, but as of now, the total is $11.5 million ... and counting.
The band's performance exceeded expectations, too. Here's a little of what it looked like: