Even though the alt-country quintet Deer Tick has a new album, Negativity, coming out September 24, they’re celebrating another negativity-themed LP tonight: Nirvana’s dark swan song, In Utero, which debuted 20 years ago today. Performing as Deervana, the group promises to mimic every shambolic Dave Grohl breakdown and each growled invective that dripped from Kurt Cobain’s lips on the grunge archetype’s original third record. The last time Deervana played Brooklyn Bowl two years ago, mosh pits broke out for nearly every song and the band ended the set by destroying its instruments à la Cobain and Co. at the VMAs. It’s exactly what you’d want a Nirvana tribute to be. With T. Hardy Morris.
Fri., Sept. 13, 9 p.m., 2013