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Limelight Magazine Article on Nutshell and The MTV AIC Tribute Show

Nutshell, New England's premier Alice in Chains, tribute band will be recreating the entire Alice in Chains MTV Unplugged set in its entirety at Showcase Live on Friday, August 12, 2011. Tix online at www.showcaselive.com or call Ticketmaster 1-866-448-7849. Check out Limelight Magazine's article about the show: http://limelightmagazine.com/2011/06/14/nutshell

Two Great Shows Coming to Showcase Live This Summer!

Showcase Live and Skyworks Productions proudly present The Soft Parade and Nutshell. Two exciting shows are coming to Showcase Live at Patriot Place in Foxborough this summer and TICKETS ARE GOING FAST! Don't miss this rare New England appearance of The Soft Parade, the world-famous authentic tribute to The Doors on Friday, July 15th, and a re-creation of the legendary MTV Alice in Chains Unplugged performance by Nutshell on Friday, August 12th. Get your tickets online NOW at www.showcaselive.com, or call Ticketmaster® at 1-866-448-7849! Seeing THE SOFT PARADE is like reliving the legendary concerts Jim Morrison and The Doors performed over 40 years ago. The Soft Parade is internationally recognized as one of the most authentic, realistic tribute bands working today. They recreate, with stunning accuracy, the primal, poetic atmosphere of a vintage Doors concert. From the vintage musical instruments and sound equipment right down to stage clothing and hairstyles - watching The Soft Parade is as close to seeing the Doors as anyone can possibly get. Fronting The Soft Parade is singer Joe Russo whose likeness to the legendary Jim Morrison holds audiences spellbound. He looks Morrison. He moves Morrison. And most importantly, he sings Morrison. The Soft Parade has toured 20 countries, been joined onstage by original Doors guitarist Robby Krieger and has performed hundreds of concerts worldwide. The show is so hauntingly authentic that critics and fans continually use words like "eerie" and "chilling" to define the experience. Visit The Soft Parade's Official Webite: www.thesoftparade.com Check out The Soft Parade at Showcase Live and experience what it was like to see The Doors! This year marks the 15th Anniversary of Alice in Chains’s legendary MTV Unplugged performance, and Boston’s premier Alice in Chains tribute band, NUTSHELL recreates the infamous acoustic set in its entirety to celebrate! In April 1996, Alice in Chains emerged from a three-year hiatus by performing on the MTV Unplugged show, the acclaimed acoustic mini-series that allowed viewers to experience popular rock bands performing their material in its basic, purest musical form. Filmed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, the Alice in Chains episode turned out to be one of the most memorable editions of the series, and critics and fans alike hail it to be one of the best live acoustic performances of all time by a rock band. The band’s highest charting singles and heavy duty grunge-rock opuses such as “Rooster” and “Heaven Beside You” went over beautifully in their new, tight and emotionally-charged acoustic delivery. A live album of the performance was released in July 1996, which debuted at number three on the Billboard Top 200 chart, and was accompanied by a home video release. The album received platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America and the home video received gold certification. While the performance was one of Alice in Chain’s final appearances with vocalist Layne Staley, Nutshell keeps the spirit alive by capturing its essence and presenting an authentic “unplugged” tribute show that honors the raw talent of this amazing band. Visit Nutshell on MySpace: www.myspace.com/nutshellboston Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of the legendary Alice in Chains Unplugged performance at Showcase Live!