Even when you think you’ve discovered everything about Nirvana, there are still those occasions where you’re surprised by something you did not know.
On September 26, 1992, almost a year to the day after the release of Nevermind, Kurt showed up at a gig in Castaic, California, for a show featuring Sonic Youth, Pavement, and Mudhoney. At this point, Nirvana was the hottest band in the world.
Turns out someone had a camera. The footage is kind of shakey, but still…
During the set, Kurt stepped up onstage and played a song with Mudhoney.
Then the rolled through a few solo songs, including the Leadbelly song “Where Did You Sleep Last Night,” which, of course, Nirvana would cover during their MTV Unplugged performance.
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