Friends and supporters of Layne Staley and his music have an awesome opportunity to pay tribute to him and his legacy at a slate of events scheduled this summer. Layne’s mother and others have come together to create three nights in three venues where fans and supporters can come experience a high-quality tribute. Read below for the details on where and when you can experience this Layne Staley tribute.

Thursday, August 22nd Layne Staley Tribute, 2019 Acoustic Night

Annual International Fountain Gathering, @7p.m. in the Seattle Center. This is a ‘Meet ‘n Greet’ held on Layne’s actual 52nd birthday. Fans will have plenty of time to see friends and some of Layne’s family, and to attend the Thursday night acoustic show. 

Nectar Lounge


Doors @ 7:30 p.m. Music @ 8 p.m.
$10 ADV – $15 DOS

FRIDAY AUGUST 23rd Seattle Music Tribute

Hard Rock Cafe


  • Outshined (Chris Cornell Tribute)
  • Washed in Black (Tribute to Pearl Jam)
  • Nevermind (Seattle’s Nirvana Tribute)

Doors @ 7 p.m.  Music @ 8 p.m.
$15 ADV – $20 DOS

Jar of Flies will anchor this acoustic night of the Layne Staley tribute weekend with special guests, who will also perform at the Crocodile on Saturday. 

Nunn Better Productions Presents
Saturday, August 24th

The Crocodile

Saturday, August 24th @The Crocodile
Featuring: JAR OF FLIES (the ultimate AiC experience)

Guest Performers:

  • Brandon Maier
  • Gary Allen
  • Travis Bracht
  • Blaine Hammond

All-Ages (Bar with ID)
$25 ADV- $35 DOS
Doors: 7:00pm – Show: 8:00pm

Support Those In Need

Therapeutic Health Services and Layne’s family created The Layne Staley Memorial Fund in 2002 in memory of Layne Staley, lead singer of Seattle-based band Alice in Chains. Through THS, the fund provides hope, education, support and treatment funds for heroin recovery in the Seattle music community. To donate and support others in need, please click the button below and make sure to select ‘Layne Staley Memorial Fund’ in the the Fund Drop-down:

Support the Layne Staley Memorial Fund
Please consider making a gift today to ensure those in need within the Seattle Music Community can be connected to care.