Layne Staley Tribute 2023
August 17th-19th - Seattle,WA
"Years go by, and something comes up, and there he is all over again. Like an old friend."-Tamara A.
"His music, his art, his genius, his work helps me. All the memories."-Scott L.
We “…could still see him in there even when he couldn't.”-Maranda C.
"Layne has really touched my life in such a positive way. I feel like he is a kindred spirit - I revel in his talent, his curiosity, his humor, and his ability to make something beautiful and beneficial out of his struggles. In my loneliest and most desperate times, I feel as though he is with me somehow, and I feel like he would understand my struggles."-Nancy F.
“…the memories remain…”-Mike D.
“ I believe…he was sent from Heaven as a spokesperson for the sufferers.”-Rob M.
“… he seemed to have an aura, or an air about him that exuded kindness and sadness at the same time. With regard to the music, well, clearly he was a genius.”-Jonathan S.
“How do you want to be remembered?”-Aunt Pat
"I listen to Layne's music on a daily basis. I do not use any drugs at all. I can still relate a lot of my personal situations to his. He was an amazing musician and to this day I use his music to compare to my life. I respect him more than any other musician/band ever."-Angelo F.
“…that shattering voice of raw emotion talent and passion.”-Mindy C.
“I guess I'm grieving over the fact music will never be like it was and he truly had the most magnificent and roaringly awesome voice to be a skinny little guy! He could make "Mary Had A Little Lamb" rock out.”-Mindy C.
"I find such comfort and pure joy at the sound of his voice and in his music. I truly truly wish he had more years in this world. But how lucky are we for what precious time we had and the music that will always remain."-Megan M.
"Layne and other phenomenal and creative musicians left us with the eternal gift of their talents and passions."-J.W.
"I myself have never had a drug problem but pain is universal and can effect anybody who is touched by a piece of art such as music, film, painting, etc. I really appreciate the contributions to music that Layne made during his time here."-Brian G.
"Although I never met Layne, I like to think that he is watching over me. He is my hero. “-Marco C.
"...beautiful mans"-Kloe A.
"When only one choice works...show me how that's a choice."-NLM
“Layne was a very big part of our family!! His talent, music, writing ability and his deep soulful voice was just phenomenal and undeniable!! It seems Layne knew exactly what he was doing and what his destiny was going to be according to his music and lyrics!! I am in awe of him!! He told his story!!-Donna D.
“I miss Layne. How glad I am that we were on the planet at the same time for a brief period. His voice still rings through my head for days on end sometimes, and that’s a good thing.”-Gabe R.
“Layne had such a quirky sense of humor!”-Jeanne
“The legacy lives on in hearts of all AIC fans.”-Jeanne
“Layne…brought me into recovery. The damage I did to myself, coupled with the blessings of his spirit, amazing coincidences, and the blessing of the Universe, is a powerful message that I’m getting this last chance & I need to share my experience, strength and hope.”-Ronnie T.
“Addicts in Recovery are the Light of the World”
“My bad habits aren't my title. My strengths and my talent are my title”
Sharing of your own goods is legal. Reproducing for financial gain is illegal.