Jon Stewart to host Nirvana special with Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic

Surviving band members and comedian on for satellite radio show

The Daily Show presenter, Jon Stewart, is to host a two hour long radio show with Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic and producer Butch Vig to celebrate the 20 year anniversary of ‘Nevermind’.

The show will air on satellite radio channel Sirius XM. The station’s president, Scott Greenstein said:

This is our way to honour the artists who, with the release of Nevermind, influenced a generation and marked a change in the course of music history no generation will ever forget.

The Q and A session will take place in New York in front of a selection of Sirius XM listeners.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, as well as the one-off show, the network will also begin a dedicated Nirvana station, entitled ‘Nevermind Radio’.

The channel with play music from their albums, B-sides, live recordings and will also feature interviews of musicians and critics reflecting on the band’s legacy.

The Q and A with Jon Stewart will air on September 23, the same day the channel goes live.