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Unplugged:

A Tribute to MTV

Unplugged:

A Tribute to MTV

Unplugged - The Tribute Band. The first and only tribute to the music of MTV's Unplugged series. Featuring music from the very best of MTV's Unplugged - Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Alice In Chains, Alanis Morissette and more!

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About the Band

About the Band

the music. the ambience. the impact of MTV's Unplugged series is near impossible to define on a single page. a classic moment in time that touches every fan of popular music, regardless of genre. everything you thought unplugged would have been had you been able to attend, you can now experience live with unplugged: a tribute to mtv.


Unplugged: A tribute to mtv is based out of buffalo, Ny and is the first and only unplugged tribute band in the united states. we give you all the chart-topping hits and the songs that have become hallmarks of artists, performed stripped down and completely live for audiences to enjoy. iconic songs that helped carve a new genre in music: unplugged.


Our live show features not only a wide range of artists, but also re-creates the nostalgia of the Unplugged series. the look, the feel, and the intimate arrangements that most attendees only ever got to experience on television or on the radio.


🏆 best tribute band - all wny awards - 2022 & 2023

Meet the Band

Meet the Band


unplugged: a tribute to MTV is a 6 piece band featuring male/female vocals and harmonies, lead and rhythm acoustic guitars, bass, and drums.



Paul wanecski - Vox


sarah gruenauer - vox


mike mclaughlin - guitar/vox


tom proctor - guitar


sean gruenauer - bass


christopher joel - drums/vox


unplugged: a tribute to MTV is a 6 piece band featuring male/female vocals and harmonies, lead and rhythm acoustic guitars, bass, and drums.



Paul wanecski - Vox


sarah gruenauer - vox


mike mclaughlin - guitar/vox


tom proctor - guitar


sean gruenauer - bass


christopher joel - drums/vox





s3 EP2- coming soon!








Stay Tuned!












s3 EP2- coming soon!








Stay Tuned!








On the next episode…

On the next episode…



s3 EP2 - photo city presents - Unplugged: A Tribute to MTV returns to ​the Main Stage at Buffalo ironworks on Fri Dec 10th! we will be ​performing stone temple pilots unplugged and celebrating the 30th ​Anniversary of “purple” with a tribute to Alanis’ “jagged little pill” ​and more!


We are honored to have blood sugar sex Magik (atribute to the Red ​Hot Chili Peppers) opening the night with a special acoustic ​performance!




Fri Dec 6, 2024 - 7 pm


Buffalo ironworks

49 Illinois St

Buffalo, NY 14203


Doors - 7 pm

opener - blood sugar sex Magik (acoustic)

headliner - Unplugged



Tickets - $15 adv / $20 dos

Ticket Link - unplugged at buffalo ironworks




s3 EP2 - photo city presents - Unplugged: A Tribute to MTV returns to ​the Main Stage at Buffalo ironworks on Fri Dec 10th! we will be ​performing stone temple pilots unplugged and celebrating the 30th ​Anniversary of “purple” with a tribute to Alanis’ “jagged little pill” ​and more!


We are honored to have blood sugar sex Magik (atribute to the Red ​Hot Chili Peppers) opening the night with a special acoustic ​performance!




Fri Dec 6, 2024 - 7 pm


Buffalo ironworks

49 Illinois St

Buffalo, NY 14203


Doors - 7 pm

opener - blood sugar sex Magik (acoustic)

headliner - Unplugged



Tickets - $15 adv / $20 dos

Ticket Link - unplugged at buffalo ironworks


Previously, on Unplugged…


s3 EP1 - 92.9 WBUF & FTMP Events presents - Unplugged: A Tribute to MTV returns to the Main Stage at Town Ballroom on Sat Feb 17th! we will be performing The Goo Goo Dolls “VH1 Storytellers” set and celebrating the 20th Anniversary of “Live in Buffalo” (and more!)


We are honored to have Pat McMahon from 92.9 WBUF on hand to host along with Jim Crean from Hair Nation opening the night with a special acoustic performance!


Do the Goo Goo Dolls know about this? Yes they do! They are currently on tour, but Robby & Johnny have given us their blessing to perform this show! As our thank you, we will be raising money and donating a portion of ticket proceeds to Music is Art! Help support the Buffalo music community and this wonderful organization with your tix purchase or go to https://www.musicisart.org/ for more!


📲 Download the free 92.9 WBUF app and listen to Pat McMahon from 3-7 pm weekdays for more info and upcoming ticket giveaways!



Sat, Feb 17, 2024 - 7 pm


Town Ballroom

681 Main St

Buffalo, NY 14203


Doors - 7 pm

opener - Jim Crean

headliner - Unplugged




Tickets - $15 adv / $25 pit seating (no tables, chairs only) / $20 dos

Ticket Link - unplugged at town ballroom - Goo goo dolls episode



s3 EP1 - 92.9 WBUF & FTMP Events presents - Unplugged: A Tribute to MTV returns to the Main Stage at Town Ballroom on Sat Feb 17th! we will be performing The Goo Goo Dolls “VH1 Storytellers” set and celebrating the 20th Anniversary of “Live in Buffalo” (and more!)


We are honored to have Pat McMahon from 92.9 WBUF on hand to host along with Jim Crean from Hair Nation opening the night with a special acoustic performance!


Do the Goo Goo Dolls know about this? Yes they do! They are currently on tour, but Robby & Johnny have given us their blessing to perform this show! As our thank you, we will be raising money and donating a portion of ticket proceeds to Music is Art! Help support the Buffalo music community and this wonderful organization with your tix purchase or go to https://www.musicisart.org/ for more!


📲 Download the free 92.9 WBUF app and listen to Pat McMahon from 3-7 pm weekdays for more info and upcoming ticket giveaways!



Sat, Feb 17, 2024 - 7 pm


Town Ballroom

681 Main St

Buffalo, NY 14203


Doors - 7 pm

opener - Jim Crean

headliner - Unplugged




Tickets - $15 adv / $25 pit seating (no tables, chairs only) / $20 dos

Ticket Link - unplugged at town ballroom - Goo goo dolls episode


Previously on Unplugged…



s2 ep4 - in this episode, Unplugged will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Nirvana’s unplugged - 30 years to the date of the original show! We will also be tributing Alanis’s “jagged little pill” album! no show is ever the same with unplugged; you may have missed it then, don't miss it now!


Sat, Nov 18, 2023 - 7pm

Town Ballroom

681 Main St

Buffalo, NY 14203


Doors - 7 pm

opener - the ct scan

headliner - Unplugged


Tickets - $15 Pre-sale / $20 pit seating (no tables, chairs only) / $20 DOS

Ticket Link -



s2 ep4 - in this episode, Unplugged will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Nirvana’s unplugged - 30 years to the date of the original show! We will also be tributing Alanis’s “jagged little pill” album! no show is ever the same with unplugged; you may have missed it then, don't miss it now!


Sat, Nov 18, 2023 - 7pm

Town Ballroom

681 Main St

Buffalo, NY 14203


Doors - 7 pm

opener - the ct scan

headliner - Unplugged


Tickets - $15 Pre-sale / $20 pit seating (no tables, chairs only) / $20 DOS

Ticket Link -


Previously on Unplugged…



s2 ep3 - in this episode, Unplugged will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Nirvana’s iconic mtv unplugged. We will also be tributing Alanis’s “jagged little pill” album! no show is ever the same with unplugged; you may have missed it then, don't miss it now!


Fri Oct 13, 2023 - 8 pm

photo city music hall

543 Atlantic Ave #2

Rochester, NY 14609


Doors - 8 pm

opener - the ct scan

headliner - Unplugged



Tickets - $15 adv / $20 DOS

Ticket Link -



s2 ep3 - in this episode, Unplugged will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Nirvana’s iconic mtv unplugged. We will also be tributing Alanis’s “jagged little pill” album! no show is ever the same with unplugged; you may have missed it then, don't miss it now!


Fri Oct 13, 2023 - 8 pm

photo city music hall

543 Atlantic Ave #2

Rochester, NY 14609


Doors - 8 pm

opener - the ct scan

headliner - Unplugged



Tickets - $15 adv / $20 DOS

Ticket Link -


UNPLUGGED AT photo city

Previously on Unplugged…


s2 EP 1 - in this episode, Unplugged brings you the greatest hits from nirvana, stp, alice in chains, Alanis Morissette, pearl jam, and more! no show is ever the same with unplugged; you may have missed it then, don't miss it now!



Sat. January 21, 2023 - 7pm

The Montage Music Hall

50 chestnut St

Rochester, NY 14604


Doors - 7 pm

co-headliners - Unplugged and Blood Sugar Sex Magic


Tickets - $10 Pre-sale / $15 Dos (16+ event)

Ticket Link - Unplugged at The montagE


Previously on Unplugged…


s1 EP 2 - in this episode, Unplugged brings you the greatest hits from nirvana, stp, alice in chains, Alanis Morissette, pearl jam, and more! no show is ever the same with unplugged; you may have missed it then, don't miss it now!



Friday, November 12, 2022 - 9pm

The Montage Music Hall

55 Chestnut St & Lawn St.

Rochester, NY 14604


Doors 7 pm

opener: Blood Sugar Sex Magic - 8 pm

Headliner: Unplugged - 9 pm


Tickets - $15 Pre-sale / $20 Dos (16+ event)

Ticket Link - Unplugged at The montage


“iris” - cover - goo goo dolls night

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”name” - goo goo dolls cover

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A message from the goo goo dolls

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Guitar count - goo goo dolls night

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Nirvana / Alanis episode recap

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”hand in my pocket” - alanis cover

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“All i really want” - Alanis cover

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“smells like teen spirit” - nirvana cover

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“nothing else matters” - Metallica cover

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”wicked garden” - STP cover

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”Jeremy” - Pearl Jam cover

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“Come as you are” - Nirvana cover

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“Zombie” - The cranberries cover

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“you learn”

Alanis cover

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“man in the box”

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