Krist, Dave and Butch Vig to re-unite for Nevermind 20th anniversary; enter competition to be in the audience and ask Krist and Dave questions on the air

Some great news came out today: the popular anchor of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, Jon Stewart, will be hosting a Q&A session featuring Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and Butch Vig to talk about the Nevermind album. The two-hour event will take place on September 24 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the album. From AP:

Comedy Central's Jon Stewart will host a Q&A session with the surviving members of Nirvana to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its album Nevermind.

Stewart will host the event on SiriusXM for two hours on Sept. 24. It will feature fans, Nirvana band members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic, and Butch Vig, the producer behind Nevermind.

SiriusXM will also launch the all-Nirvana channel, Nevermind Radio, on Sept. 23 until Sept. 28.

SiriusXM's "Town Hall with Nirvana" radio special is set to air Saturday, September 24, at 8 p.m. ET on SiriusXM Channel 34. Along with the "Town Hall," the channel will play music from the band's entire catalog and recordings of celebrities offering their thoughts about the band's influence.

The show will be recorded in New York in front of a studio audience. If you'd like a chance to be in the studio audience, check out the contest at the SiriusXM website:

SiriusXM wants to give YOU the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to speak live and in person with members of Nirvana - Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl - along with one of music's most respected producers, Butch Vig, who produced the 1991 release that went on to sell 30 million copies worldwide.

You'll have the chance to ask all three a question at this rare event for SiriusXM subscribers. A select group of Nirvana's biggest and most knowledgeable fans will have the opportunity to be part of the intimate studio audience at the event, which includes a meet-and-greet with Novoselic, Grohl, and Vig.

"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Nirvana" is part of Nevermind Radio, an all-Nirvana limited-run channel on SiriusXM. Nevermind Radio will launch on Friday, September 23 at 3:00 pm ET on channel 34 and will feature the music of Nirvana's entire career, including their three classic albums, B-sides, rarities and live performances. The channel will also feature celebrities in various fields sharing their thoughts on Nirvana and their influence. Nevermind Radio will air through Wednesday, September 28 at 12:00 am ET.

Read the full press release for more information.

Posted in NFC news section at on 08-25-2011 @ 9:16 PM (GMT).

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