NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's genre-defining second album Nevermind, VH1 Classic will televise a special, never-before-seen concert "Nirvana: Live At The Paramount" Friday, September 23 at 11 PM ET/PT. The 60-minute, hometown concert will also be simulcast on VH1 and Palladia, MTV Networks' high-definition music channel.
Shot at Seattle's Paramount Theater on Halloween night in 1991, the historic and riveting concert will remind viewers how one band changed the music scene with an inspirational bounty of seminal songs including their 90's anthem "Smells Like Teen Spirit." Launching the 11 song set with a brilliant cover of the Vaselines' "Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam," the band tears through Nevermind hits including "Lithium" and "Breed," plus other favorites including "Aneurysm," "Polly," "Sliver," "On A Plain," Blew," "Territorial Pissings" and "Endless, Nameless."
Twenty years since Nirvana's groundbreaking 1991 album Nevermind was released, VH1 Classic is celebrating and honoring the punk trio Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl on Friday, September 23 at 11 pm ET/PT. Tune in to VH1 Classic for a front row seat to "Nirvana: Live At The Paramount" and witness how an alt-rock trio from Seattle became one of the most renowned rock bands in history. To learn more about Nirvana please visit their official Web site at www.nirvana.com.
About VH1 Classic:
Launched in May 2000, VH1 Classic is a 24-hour network that presents videos, concerts and music specials all day long, featuring the best of rock, soul and pop artists from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s, including The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, Madonna, and U2. Learn more at www.VH1Classic.com.
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