MTV Unplugged

MTV Unplugged Turns 30: Here Are the 30 Best Performances

Long ago, in the days before there were multiple MTVs glutted with reality shows about sexually active teens, network producers came up with a concept…
Chris Harris / November 26, 2019

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged Rehearsal Tracks Are Now Ready for Your Turntable

Nirvana's legendary live album MTV Unplugged in New York is now available as a deluxe vinyl reissue in honor of its 25th anniversary. The original…
Will Gottsegen / November 1, 2019

Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged in NY Is 25: The Meat Puppets & Bobcat Goldthwait Take Us Back

As they were exiting their posh New York hotel on the night of November 18, 1993, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselić were…
Chris Harris / November 1, 2019

8 MTV Unplugged Performances That Should Get Vinyl Reissues

Pearl Jam is the latest band to have their MTV Unplugged performance reissued on vinyl. The band's 1992 unplugged set will be released on limited…
Maggie Serota / October 9, 2019

Liam Gallagher Announces MTV Unplugged Show

Esteemed music showcase MTV Unplugged has announced a new one-off special featuring Liam Gallagher in Hull, in the UK. Per MTV UK's official announcement, the hourlong set…
Will Gottsegen / July 24, 2019

MTV Unplugged Is Coming Back This Fall

MTV’s stripped-to-the-acoustics live music series MTV Unplugged is coming back this fall, and rock-pop star Shawn Mendes is making the reboot’s first appearance.
Sadie Bell, Billboard / August 17, 2017