Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam will perform at 1st Mariner Arena this fall. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images / July 12, 2008)

Could it be: A major touring act has chosen to play Baltimore — but not Washington — on its North American tour?

In the rare case of Pearl Jam and its just-announced, two-leg, 24-date fall tour, the answer is yes.

Eddie Vedder and Co. will perform at 1st Mariner Arena on Oct. 27, according to a Live Nation press release. Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. July 27 at A pre-sale for current Pearl Jam Ten Club members begins today at