On Saturday night, there was a Nirvana reunion with the surviving members of the great American punk/grunge band at the second annual Cal Jam. The lucky crowd was taken into a timewarp to Seattle in the 1990s as the Nirvana members played some of the band’s classic songs.
Dave Grohl was back on drums and joined by guitarist Pat Smear and bassist Krist Novaselic. Standing For lead vocals, they were fortunate enough to have the legendary Joan Jett and Deer Tick’s John McCauley sing a six-song Nirvana set.
At the Cal Jam ’18 music festival at San Bernardino’s Glen Helen Region Park, the 2018 version of Nirvana performed some of the iconic band’s greatest hits.
- Serve The Servants (with John McCauley)
- Scentless Apprentice (with John McCauley)
- In Bloom (with John McCauley)
- Breed (with Joan Jett)
- Smells Like Teen Spirit (with Joan Jett)
- All Apologies (with Joan Jett and Brody Dalle)
“I just wanna hear a big cheer for somebody. I wanna hear a big cheer for Kurt Cobain,” Novoselic told exuberated crowd before playing “All Apologies.”
At Cal Jam, Grohl also played drums with Novoselic’s band Giants in the Trees.
Novoselic also shared this sexy photo of the Foo Fighters’ lead singer.
You may remember that there was a Nirvana reunion a month ago at Safeco Field in Seattle where the surviving members played one of Kurt Cobain’s favorite songs.
In 2014, Jett joined the Foo Fighters lead singer Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear to perform Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Brooklyn.