Get Ready for the 2023 Layne Staley Tribute

Nehi Stripes Seattle is proud to announce the 2023 Layne Staley Tribute.

This tribute honors Layne Staley, the legendary front man of Seattle band Alice in Chains. One of the most iconic voices in music history, Layne, along with the music of Alice in Chains and Mad Season will forever live on and be cherished by the fans who developed a deep connection to its raw power, haunting harmonies, and deeply personal lyrics that shine a light into the dark places within.

Join us as we celebrate the life, music, and legacy of Mr. Layne Staley at the annual tribute show held in Seattle, WA, each August around his birthday. . All Proceeds from the tribute will be donated to the Layne Staley Memorial Fund benefitting Therapeutic Health Services (THS)

LAYNE STALEY TRIBUTE 2023 will consist of two shows, Unplugged Night (21+ only) on Friday, August 18th at MADAME LOU’s (at the Crocodile) and the main LST 2023 event on Saturday, August 19th (All-ages) in the main showroom at The Crocodile. As well as a fan organized gathering at the Seattle Center International Fountain on Thursday, August 17th.

Join us Thursday, August 17th at the annual gathering at the Seattle Center International Fountain at 7pm. This will be a great opportunity for fans to gather in a celebration of life. To meet new friends, see returning ones and share, laugh and remember Layne alongside Layne’s mom, Nancy. This is an opportunity to honor the memory of other great Seattle musicians gone too soon with candles to light for Layne, Mike, Chris, Andy, Kurt, Mark and more. Decorate a candle of your own or simply join with other in this celebration of life & music!Seattle Center International Fountain is in the heart of the Seattle Center located at 305 Harrison St. Seattle WA 98109

Layne Staley – photo by Karen Mason Blair

The Crocodile Presents:

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18th – LST2023 UNPLUGGED SHOW – MADAME LOU’s (Crocodile underground) (Early Show 5:30PM – Doors 21+ Only

The Crocodile Presents: – 6:30PM – Show. Featuring: JAR OF FLIES (Alice in Chains Tribute Band) plus guests. Ticket Link:


THE CROCODILE – Main Showroom (Early Show) All-Ages.

5:00PM – Doors . 6:00PM – Show. Featuring: JAR OF FLIES (Alice in Chains Tribute Band) plus guests. Ticket Link: The Crocodile is located at 2505 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121.

FRI. AUG 18th – $25ADV/$35DOS (21+ Only) SAT. AUG 19th – $25ADV/$35DOS (All-Ages) BOTH SHOWS – $40ADV Only (Limited Availability) (21+ Only).


Please visit for information and links to donate to Therapeutic Health Services to help those in need and struggling with addiction. “Seeking to turn the tragedy of Layne’s death into hope for those that suffer, provides support, education, and encouragement for heroin recovery; and it creates a place for family, friends, and fans to stay connected for the common goal of sharing information and resources for sustained recovery.

Each of us must create our own personal mission statement to guide our choices and behaviors.”

Jar of Flies (the ultimate AiC experience) is a gathering of top Seattle musicians with a passion for live energy, showmanship and a faithful recreation of the music. In honor of Alice in Chains, the Seattle-based tribute band brings an authentic and powerful sonic experience to the stage.

“My bad habits aren’t my title. My strengths and my talent are my title”. -Layne Staley

Featured Announcement and social media announcement created by Nehi Stripes Team Member, Nina Rose Barber

Nehi Stripes is the official media outlet for the annual Layne Staley Tribute. Any questions or updates will be announced on our social media outlets, IG and Facebook. We are also providing direct links to both nights so you can purchase tickets through our Bio in IG. We are looking forward to seeing you. Official tribute poster is forthcoming and will be shared once approved for public viewing.