Krist Novoselic & Dave Grohl to perform with Paul McCartney at Safeco Field

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Paul McCartney will perform the first ever concert at Safeco Field tonight and word on the street is that he’s bringing some notable local guests with him to mark the occasion.

I received a text from a reliable source told me that “all surviving members of Nirvana are in town today.” This probably isn’t a coincidence since Sir Paul and Pat, Dave and Krist famously recorded together for this year’s Sound City soundtrack.

I’m still waiting to get official word from representatives of McCartney, Grohl and Novoselic, and I will update this post when/if I hear back from them, but the chances of this being merely a rumor are very, very slim.

Brief update: Krist and Pat are in town as per Krist’s Twitter account and local writer Matt Driscoll confirmed a Dave Grohl sighting outside of the Alexis hotel. More proof of a Sirvana song at Safeco happening tonight. Also, EMP Museum posted this picture of Grohl at the museum today.


Travis Hay

About Travis Hay

Travis Hay is a professional music journalist who has spent the past 14 years documenting and enjoying Seattle's diverse music scene. In 2009 he established Guerrilla Candy and is currently the site's editor and publisher. He has written for various media outlets including MSN Music, the Seattle-Post Intelligencer, Seattle Weekly, and others and was the founder and editor of defunct music site Ear Candy.