Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready is inviting some of his friends to join him in Big Sky, Montana, on July 6 for the Peak to Sky Festival. The event, dubbed "a day of music curated by Mike McCready," will feature the veteran PJ guitarist performing with a roster of his friends, including Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan, Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, Brandi Carlile and more guests to be announced soon.
The show will take place at the Big Sky Events Arena in Town Center, for the biggest show the city has seen since Willie Nelson dropped by back in 2003. “I love playing music with Chad Smith, Duff McKagan and Josh Klinghoffer. I am stoked to play with Taylor Hawkins too,” McCready told Explore Big Sky. “Asking Brandi Carlile to be a part of this event was a no brainer.”
McCready, who lives in Big Sky part-time, and his partner in the venture hope to make the festival an annual experience. Tickets go on sale on Apr. 19 at 9 a.m. MDT and are available here.