Pearl Jam's Mike McCready announced he has recruited famous friends like Guns N 'Roses' Duff McKagan, Red Hot Chili Peppers 'Chad Smith and Josh Klinghoffer and Foo Fighters' Taylor Hawkins for the inaugural Peak to Sky festival, taking place in Big Sky, Montana on July 6th.
Brandi Carlile will also perform at the one-day festival. Tickets for the festival go on sale April 19th, with more information about Peak to Sky in the approaching weeks.
“I love playing music with Chad Smith, Duff McKagan and Josh Klinghoffer. I am stoked to play with Taylor Hawkins too. Asking Brandi Carlile to be a part of this event was a no brainer, "McCready, part time Big Sky resident, customs Explore Big Sky.
" This show is going to be awesome and I am looking forward to the town of Big Sky and surrounding area coming out to rock with us. Maybe this can turn into something that lasts. ”
McCready, who recently spoke to Rolling Stone about his Infinite Sound and Color project, also performed“ The Star-Spangled Banner ”on guitar at Opening Day of The Seattle Pearl is the second Pearl Jam member to curate his own festival: Eddie Vedder fronts the annual Ohana Festival in Dana Point, California,
with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Strokes and Jenny Lewis on this year's lineup.