Pearl Jam performs "Rockin in the Free World" to close the 2015 Global Citizen Festival at Central Park on September 26, 2015 in New York City.
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By Sarah Begley
April 19, 2016

Pearl Jam has canceled a concert in North Carolina over HB2, the state law that reverses LGBT protections put in place by local ordinances.

In a statement on its website, the band explained its decision to cancel the April 20 concert in Raleigh:

Pearl Jam joins other musicians who’ve canceled North Carolina shows in opposition to the law, including Bruce Springsteen and Ringo Starr.

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