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Nirvana Follow Rock Hall Induction With Guest-Packed Secret Show

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Nirvana’s performances last night didn’t end with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, where the band’s surviving members played with Joan Jett, Lorde, Kim Gordon, and St. Vincent. As Brooklyn Vegan notes, drummer Dave Grohl, bassist Krist Novoselic, and longtime guitarist Pat Smear headed over after the event to Brooklyn’s 350-capacity (per BillboardSaint Vitus, where they put on an unannounced show. Lorde must’ve had another engagement, but Jett, Gordon, and St. Vincent a.k.a. Annie Clark all took the stage with the Nirvana members again, plus J Mascis (who almost joined Nirvana) and Deer Tick’s John McCauley (whose band covered all of In Utero). Pitchfork points to some fan video from the event — check it out below, read up on the ceremony’s best moments, and scroll down for the set list.

“Heart-Shaped Box” (feat. St. Vincent)


“Smells Like Teen Spirit” (feat. Joan Jett)


Set list (via

“Smells Like Teen Spirit” (with Joan Jett)
“Breed” (with Joan Jett)
“In Bloom” (with Joan Jett)
“Territorial Pissings” (with Joan Jett)
“Drain You” (with J. Mascis)
“Penny Royal Tea” (with J. Mascis)
“School” (with J. Mascis)
“Lithium” (with Annie Clark)
“About a Girl” (with Annie Clark)
“Heart Shaped Box” (with Annie Clark)
“Serve the Servants” (with John McCauley)
“Scentless Apprentice” (with John McCauley)
“Tourette’s” (with John McCauley)
“Aneurysm” (with Kim Gordon)
“Negative Creep” (with Kim Gordon)
“Moist Vagina” (with Kim Gordon)