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PHOTOS

on August 07, 2010

More photos from Lollapalooza at AP: HERE.

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CHICAGO SUN TIMES

on August 07, 2010

Friday night, Lady Gaga enjoyed the surprise addition of fireworks to her show, courtesy of a fortuitously timed barrage from the Bears' family night at Soldier Field directly behind Lollapalooza's main stage in the south end of Hutchinson Field in Chicago's Grant Park. Saturday night, pop-punk trio Green Day brought their own.

In a two-hour-plus set, singer-guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tre Cool filled the stage with good ol' rock 'n' roll stage antics.

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TWITTER

on August 05, 2010

Bring me stickers of your local bands to the shows! I need more stickers for "blue"!! -bj

Join the Green Day Twitter: HERE.

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GREEN DAY ROCKS DARIEN

on August 05, 2010

DARIEN — So just who is this band that has stolen the hearts of your children? Why is it OK to take your children to see them while they swear a blue streak and act out a pantomime of horny male adolescence to the tune of three-or four-chord punk rock? And just why were you there with your 8-year-old, mister? Just what exactly is your problem?
You probably don’t really have a problem, actually. Maybe you just love rock ’n’ roll, and hoped to pass that love on to your kids, the occasional F-bomb be damned. If so, the Green Day show at Darien Lake Thursday night was the place for you.

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ROCK THE VOTE

on August 05, 2010

Rock the Vote is hoping to register 200,000 young people across the nation to vote before November's mid-term elections, leaders of the nonpartisan organization told reporters today in a conference call. The organization, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, is hoping to abate the low turnout that generally accompanies mid-term elections.

The effort is focused on young people who have turned 18 since 2008 and those who have moved since then.

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