Kurt Cobain Dressed As Barney For 1993 Nirvana Halloween Concert

On Halloween night, October 31, 1993 Nirvana played the James A. Rhodes Arena located at The University of Akron, in Akron, Ohio.  All band members dressed up in costumes for the show.  Kurt Cobain dressed as a drunk Barney the Dinosaur with a bottle of Jack Daniels in hand, which he chugged through the mask’s mesh mouth.


Pat Smear dressed as Slash from Nirvana’s rival band at the time Guns N’ Roses…

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Nirvana October 31, 1993 Kurt Cobain Drunk Barney Akron Ohio Concert

Dave Grohl dressed as a mummy and Krist Novoselic was a white-faced “reverse Ted Danson” with “P.C.” on his forehead for “Politically Correct”.

Krist Novoselic Reverse Ted Danson Nirvana Halloween Show Kurt Cobain As Barney

Check out these photos backstage…

Kurt Cobain Backstage Barney The Dinosaur Halloween 1993 Akron Ohio

Nirvana Backstage Halloween 1993 Barney The Dinosaur Pat Smear Slash Krist Novoselic Backstage

Here’s the flyers for that night show…

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