Smells Like Nirvana – Kurt’s Birthday Celebration


February 21 - 09:00 pm


February 22 - 01:00 am

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Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom


Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom

1037 West Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53233

Doors at 9:00PM | Show at 10:00PM | 21+


  • General Admission – $15 ADV | $20 DOS

  • Balcony Pass – $30 (includes general admission and balcony access)

  • Unplugged Soundcheck Package – $45 (Limited to 30 people. Includes 8:00pm exclusive soundcheck set and GA ticket to show)

Come celebrate the birthday of legendary musician Kurt Cobain at Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom with national tribute act Smells Like Nirvana as they perform songs across Nirvana’s discography, plus songs from In Utero, Bleach and rare songs & B-sides. You can even submit a song request via!

Smells Like Nirvana is composed of seasoned pros and die-hard-fans of Nirvana, fronted by Paul Wandtke (ex-Trivium, Dead Original), Nick Shabatura on drums, and Mike Petrasek (Bedlem). Their live tribute to Nirvana is a haunting episode of grunge-filled angst. Everything is played without click tracks or backing tracks, a trait and philosophy that Nirvana lived by. 

Come have dinner berfore the show at the Great Lakes Galley kitchen in the brewery, open 12:00-9:00pm.

Parking near the Pabst Taproom can get tricky on busy nights. Save yourself some trouble and reserve your spot in the parking garage right across the street from the venue!

Step 1: Download the ParqEx app

Step 2: Search “1036 W. Juneau Avenue”

Step 3: Reserve a parking spot for ONLY $4!