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Eddie & Jill Vedder announce ‘Venture into Cures’ benefit stream to support those affected by rare skin disorder

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Eddie and Jill Vedder have announced an online benefit streaming event in support of people and families affected by Epidermolysis bullosa, a rare genetic skin disorder also known as EB.

The virtual event, dubbed Venture into Cures, will air next Wednesday, November 18, at 8 p.m. ET. During the stream, the Pearl Jam frontman will perform two new solo songs: “Matter of Time” and “Say Hi.” Both tracks are inspired by the stories of EB families.

Venture into Cures will also feature appearances by Billie Eilish, Adam Sandler, Bradley Cooper, Chris Hemsworth, Laura Dern and Renée Zellweger, plus performances by Jon Batiste, Alessia Cara, Andra Day, Adam Levine and Willie Nelson, among others.

For more info, visit VentureintoCures.org.

The Vedders have long been supporters of the EB community — they co-founded the EB Research Partnership organization in 2014.

By Josh Johnson
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