BASKING RIDGE, NJ (Hypebot) – Pearl Jam is expanding the band's bootleg program for their 12-city U.S. tour via Verizon Wireless. Verizon customers will have exclusive mobile access to to new live recordings. Pearl Jam will also be supporting Verizon Wireless' HopeLine program that turns unused wireless phones into support for victims of domestic violence by holding phone collection drives at each venue.
The Pearl Jam Mobile Bootleg Program:
Every night of the tour, Pearl Jam's live concert performance will be recorded. After each performance, Pearl Jam's studio engineer will mix three songs on the Verizon Mobile Recording Studio Bus that will be released on V CAST Music.
Verizon Wireless will offer one of the full-length tracks for free on V CAST Music; the other two full-length songs will be available, as well as the ringtones and ringback tones for all three songs, at standard costs. Each free mobile bootleg will be available until the following show; however, customers will be able to access and purchase all of the mobile bootlegs as they become available through the end of the tour.
Fans can download Pearl Jam's songs as ringtones, ringback tones and full-song downloads either over-the-air onto their phones or on their PCs with V CAST Music from Verizon Wireless under the Pearl Jam category.