“I like the EMP approach: it’s scholarly, these are museum people. I said to Jacob: Come on over, because I’ve got all this gear just laying around in a closet. Here are the photos – go through them and take what you want. Here’s the Buck Owens American guitar [played by Pat Smear on MTV Unplugged] – take it. Here’s a guitar I dropped on my head, famously. Take it! Here’s a bass I played on Unplugged. Take it! Those are good instruments that I enjoyed playing, but guitars grow legs and they walk off. Never to be seen again. Someone swiped my guitar right off the stage at the 1992 Reading festival. Who knows where that guitar is? Because I was in Nirvana, I can’t take these guitars out of the house. So I figured if people would enjoy it, I might as well hand them to a museum, where it’s put in context and it’s educational.” - Krist Novoselic, 2011.
“Nevermind” Live will feature the full track listing of “Nevermind” + very special Nirvana tracks!
What did Krist Novoselic bring to the EMP Live “Nevermind” show tonight? 30lbs of fresh green beans and squash!
This Wednesday at 1:00 AM EDT
NEVERMIND: Live benefit show for Susie Tennant! Stream: http://bit.ly/pmGTHP
When Nevermind turns 20 next month there will be some interesting events at the Experience Music Project museum in Seattle to celebrate the anniversary:
Nevermind Live in Sky Church: A Benefit Show for Susie Tennant
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 9 pm (sold out)
Breaking Nevermind: A Panel Discussion
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 6.30 pm @ JBL Theater
World Premiere Screening Nirvana: Live at the Paramount
Saturday, September 24, 2011 7.30 pm @ Sky Church
Classic Albums: Nirvana - Nevermind Screening
Saturday, September 24, 2011 2 pm @ JBL Theater
See the EMP for more info.
There’s also a book tour for Taking Punk To The Masses by EMP curator Jacob McMurray who created the Nirvana exhibit currently at the museum. To see the book tour schedule, please go here.
The NEVERMIND: Live in Sky Church concert is now SOLD OUT! Thanks to everyone for buying tickets to this great benefit show \m/!
Kurt’s “All-Black Fender Strat” guitar - He used this guitar throughout 1991 playing at many shows, one including Live at Paramount Theatre! The neck was replaced with a Fernandes neck for the Seattle Paramount show where it was once again broke off and replaced.
The EMP Collection houses a wide array of artifacts from the riot grrrl era — recordings, posters, photographs and fanzines, some of which are on display in Northwest Passage, a gallery that traces the history and development of a variety of Northwest musical movements. The Riot Grrrl Retrospective is an in-depth online exhibit that seeks to document and offer new insight into this important musical phenomenon.
-Evolution of Grrrl Style!
-Message Behind the Music.
-Media: Beast & Blessing.
-Perspective in Retrospect.