On today in 1993 Nirvana play at University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, LA. The taper of the circulating videos of The Breeders and Shonen Knife sets started recording the Nirvana set, but was caught and kicked out of the show. The Nirvana video was likely confiscated.
On today in 1991 Nirvana play at Rock City in Nottingham, United Kingdom. The band opened up with a cover of Black Flag’s “Six Pack,” according to attendees. Kurt stopped the show when an over-zealous bouncer started to attack a fan. The band switched instruments for a “Sonic Youth-type” encore, during which Krist chanted a “hippy-dippy mantra about love.”
Kurt Cobain, London, December 3, 1989
Nirvana, London, December 3, 1989
On today in 1989 Nirvana play at Astoria Theatre (Lame Fest UK ‘89) in London. The Tad and Nirvana tour connected with Mudhoney’s tour on this date for Sub Pop’s Lame Fest UK ‘89. This was Nirvana’s last show of the year.
Nirvana, Ghent, December 2, 1989