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April
8th

Nirvana tribute show

But Jazzbones booking guy Sean Culver recently gave me the skinny on a Nirvana tribute show he’s got going on Saturday night. It’ll be headlined by touring tribute band Nevermind, for those inclined to commemorate the 15th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s passing which, based on best estimates, was last Sunday. (Personally, I think the guy’s birthday, Feb. 20, would be a less depressing occasion for a tribute. But I’ll actually be in Seattle checking out X on Saturday, anyway.)


Tacoma’s own I-Defy opens, more details here.

Aug.
8th

Kurt Cobain memorial benefit concert

If you’re looking for a good musical road trip, you can check out the second annual Lounge Acts benefit concert, which will start at 7 p.m. on Sept. 13 at the Seventh Street Theatre in Hoquiam, according to a press release organizers sent out this week. Popular Seattle bands Harvey Danger and Schoolyard Heroes will headline this second annual benefit to memorialize the late, great Kurt Cobain in his hometown, Aberdeen.


In 2005, organizers erected a sign at the entrance to town that reads “Welcome to Aberdeen: Come As You Are.” And last year, they kicked off the

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