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LIVE NIRVANA SESSIONS HISTORY:
Practice Sessions

This section is concerned with musical performances undertaken in private by Kurt Cobain/at least two other members of NIRVANA, 1982–1994. For information on live performances given in public, such as concerts and TV shows, please see the Live Nirvana Tour History.

Date Location Details
Dec, 1982 Music room, Earl residence Burien, WA, United States Cobain solo, Organized Confusion session
Early 1985 Bedroom, Hokanson residence Aberdeen, WA, United States Fecal Matter
Mid 1985 Bathroom, Bong residence Moclips, WA, United States Fecal Matter
Early 1986 Cobain residence Aberdeen, WA, United States Cobain solo
Easter, 1986 Music room, Earl residence Burien, WA, United States Fecal Matter, Illiteracy Will Prevail session
Summer, 1986 Cobain residence Aberdeen, WA, United States Cobain solo
Summer, 1986 Crover residence Aberdeen, WA, United States Electrifiedshitfuck
??, 1986 Novoselic residence Aberdeen, WA, United States The Sellouts
Fall/Winter, 1986 2nd floor, Maria's Hair Design Aberdeen, WA, United States Bob McFadden try-out
??, 1987 Cobain residence Aberdeen, WA, United States Skid Row
Summer, 1987 Cobain residence Aberdeen, WA, United States Skid Row
??, 1987 Novoselic residence Tacoma, WA, United States Skid Row/Pen Cap Chew/Bliss
1987–1988 Cobain residence Olympia, WA, United States Cobain solo
Jan 3, 1988 Bedroom, Crover residence Aberdeen, WA, United States Ted Ed Fred, rehearsal for Dale Demo session
Jan 24, 1988 RadioShack Aberdeen, WA, United States Ted Ed Fred, video-shoot
May, 1988 Novoselic residence Tacoma, WA, United States Chad Channing try-out
Dec, 1988 Novoselic residence Aberdeen, WA, United States Rehearsal for Bleach sessions
Feb, 1989 2nd floor, Maria's Hair Design Aberdeen, WA, United States Band practice
Apr 21, 1989 Garage, Vail residence Olympia, WA, United States Go Team
Aug, 1989 Storybook Krooks practice space Seattle, WA, United States Robert Roth try-out
Mar, 1990 The Dutchman Seattle, WA, United States Rehearsals for the Smart sessions
Summer, 1990 The Dutchman Seattle, WA, United States Dan Peters try-out
Summer, 1990 Cobain residence Olympia, WA, United States Cobain solo
??, 1990 Cobain residence Olympia, WA, United States The Fragile Sphincter
??, 1990 TBC Olympia, WA, United States Cobain, Vail & Carlson
??, 1990 TBC Olympia, WA, United States Bathtub Is Real
Sep 25, 1990 The Dutchman Seattle, WA, United States Dave Grohl try-out
Oct, 1990 Novoselic residence Tacoma, WA, United States Cobain solo
Winter, 1990 Cobain residence Olympia, WA, United States Cobain & Grohl
1990–1994 Cobain residence TBC Cobain solo
Spring, 1991 Converted barn Tacoma, WA, United States Band practice
Mar, 1991 Converted barn Tacoma, WA, United States Nevermind demo session
Apr, 1991 Melvins practice space & Crover residence San Francisco, CA, United States The Retards
Apr, 1991 3rd Encore Burbank, CA, United States Rehearsals for Nevermind sessions
May, 1991 Oakwood apartment Los Angeles, CA, United States Cobain solo
1991–1992 Cobain residence TBC, United States Cobain solo
Spring 1991–Fall 1992 Cobain residence TBC, United States Cobain solo
1991–1994 TBC TBC, United States Band practice
Jan 9 & 10, 1992 Studio 8H, NBC Studios New York, NY, United States Rehearsals for Saturday Night Live
?? 1992 Cobain residence Los Angeles, CA, United States Cobain solo
Spring 1992 Jabberjaw Los Angeles, CA, United States Cobain solo
Spring 1992 Cobain residence Los Angeles, CA, United States Cobain & Love
Jun, 1992 Terminal Studios London, England Rehearsals for Nevermind Rescheduled European Tour
Sep 8, 1992 Edwin W. Pauley Pavilion, UCLA Los Angeles, CA, United States Rehearsal for 1992 MTV Video Music Awards
Fall/Winter, 1992 Cobain residence TBC, United States Cobain solo
Winter, 1992 Unidentified hotel suite Seattle, WA, United States Cobain & Love
Dec 21, 1992 Posies practice space Seattle, WA, United States Band practice
Winter, 1992 Posies practice space Seattle, WA, United States Band practice
Fall 1992–Early 1993 Cobain residence Seattle, WA, United States Cobain solo
Early 1993 TBC TBC, United States Nighty Nite
Late Spring/Early Summer, 1993 2nd floor, Jukebox City Seattle, WA, United States Band practice
Mid 1993 Hole practice space Seattle, WA, United States Cobain, Love, Grey & Bjelland
??, 1993 Cobain residence Seattle, WA, United States Cobain, Love & Erlandson
Jul 3, 1993 Cobain residence Seattle, WA, United States Cobain & Love
Jul 14–15, 1993 2nd floor, Jukebox City Seattle, WA, United States Lori Goldston & John Duncan try-out, rehearsal for New Music Seminar
Summer, 1993 2nd floor, Jukebox City Seattle, WA, United States Band practice
Sep, 1993 Cobain residence Seattle, WA, United States Cobain & Love
Sep 23, 1993 Studio 8H, NBC Studios New York, NY, United States Rehearsal for Saturday Night Live
Oct 14–16, 1993 Hayvenhurst Studios Van Nuys, CA, United States Rehearsals for In Utero North American Tour
Nov 16 & 17, 1993 SST Inc. Rehearsal facility Weehawken, NJ, United States Rehearsals for MTV Unplugged
Mid 1993–Early 1994 Cobain residence Seattle, WA, United States Cobain solo
Early 1994 Bedroom, Cobain residence Seattle, WA, United States Cobain solo
Feb 5, 1994 Pavilhão do Grupo Dramático e Sportivo de Cascais Cascais, Portugal Rehearsal for In Utero European Tour
Mar, 1994 Basement, Cobain residence Seattle, WA, United States Cobain, Smear & Erlandson
Mar 25, 1994 Basement, Cobain residence Seattle, WA, United States Cobain & Smear