SMELLS LIKE NIRVANA @ Green Bay Distillery – Green Bay, WI
March 16, 2019
Photos by David Urmanski
Celebrate the legendary sounds of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain with Chicago’s grungiest tribute to Nirvana “Smells Like Nirvana” as they perform songs from Nevermind, In Utero, Bleach and more. Smells Like Nirvana is composed of seasoned pros and die-hard-fans of Nirvana fronted by Paul Wandtke (ex Trivium, @DeadOriginal), drummer Nick Shabatura (Absent Mind) and Mike Petrasek (Bedlem).
Their live tribute to Nirvana is a haunting episode of grunge filled angst playing songs from Nirvana’s albums Bleach, Nevermind, In Utero and MTV Unplugged as well as rare b-sides and more; played without click tracks or backing tracks, a trait that is rare in today’s contemporary musical landscape, a trait and philosophy that Nirvana lived by.
“The first demo I ever owned was of Nirvana! Nirvana is the reason I got into music. I’ll never forget the songs Smells Like
Teen Spirit and Even in His Youth, they changed my life forever. ~Paul Wandtke
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SMELLS LIKE NIRVANA CONCERT RATING: 5
THE VENUE: THE GREEN BAY DISTILLERY As Northeast Wisconsin’s premiere dining destination, located in the heart of Green Bay directly across from Ray Nitschke Field and within walking distance of Lambeau Field, the Green Bay Distillery is a family-friendly, sports-focused restaurant featuring 66 menu items – all with genuine Wisconsin flavor. Aside from great food and a friendly atmosphere, Green Bay Distillery host dozens of concerts annually and is the perfect venue for weddings, meetings, fundraisers and private events. Address: 835 Mike McCarthy Way - Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin 54304 Phone: (920) 393-4403 Website: www.GreenBayDistillery.com www.Facebook.com/GreenBayDistillery Email: General Information: email@example.com Banquets/Events: firstname.lastname@example.org Upcoming Events & Tickets: www.GreenBayDistillery.com/Events Hours: Sunday: 11am-Last Call 10pm Monday: Closed Tuesday: 11am-Last Call 10pm Wednesday: 11am-Last Call 10pm Thursday: 11am-Last Call Midnight Friday: 11am-Last Call Midnight Saturday: 11am-Last Call Midnight