Youth-driven MTV and tradition-bound Broadway may seem like strange bedfellows.
But the television showcase MTV is about to give "American Idiot" is almost sure to boost the profile of Green Day's Broadway tuner, particularly among young auds that are a core demo for the show.
MTV will air a behind-the-scenes special about "American Idiot," "Green Day Rocks Broadway," beginning April 16, just ahead of the previewing production's April 20 opening night at the St. James Theater.
[Full article at Variety]
Green Day is one of the headliners at Lollapalooza 2010.
On Tuesday, Lollapalooza will confirm its 2010 headliners as previously reported in the Tribune and other news sources: Lady Gaga, Green Day, Arcade Fire, the Strokes and Phoenix. Promoters will also announce the remainder of the 124-artist lineup for their Aug. 6-8 festival in Grant Park.
[Full article at Chicago Tribune]
Look for a foldout poster of Tre Cool in the 07/04/2010 issue of Kerrang! Magazine: HERE.
Green Day's "American Idiot" musical doesn't officially open on Broadway until April 20, but Green Day are celebrating every day in April — and they want you to join in the fun.
The band has partnered with MTV to give 300 lucky fans the chance to attend a performance of "Idiot" during opening week. Beginning Tuesday (April 6) and running through Sunday, fanatics can go to AmericanIdiot.MTV.com to win tickets to a special April 22 performance at New York's St. James Theatre.
"We are really excited to partner with MTV to introduce 'American Idiot' to our fans," said Green Day's Billie
It's Official. Green Day will be performing at Lollapalooza this summer on Saturday, August 7th, 2010 in Chicago, IL. More info including how to get tickets: www.lollapalooza.com/2010
This is our moment! This is our time! It's time to storm the nation's capital and show 'em what we got! It's time to raise your fists with Idiot Club this August to rock Green Day's upcoming North American tour with AFI! We're at it again with presales todayfor Jiffy Lube Live in Washington DC! We have Idiot Club's opportunity to purchase presale tickets beginning TODAY Tuesday, April 6 starting at 12:00pm EDT via Ticketmaster (coupon code required).
More info: IdiotClub.com
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Push: MTV's week-long salute to Green Day's new musical "American Idiot." Check it out: HERE.
Green Day may have already won Grammys for its album American Idiot, but the band might have to prepare some new acceptance speeches if "American Idiot: The Musical" takes Broadway by storm -- fingers crossed! -- and the Tony awards come calling. We can't think of a better way to commemorate the meeting of peroxide punks and Park Ave. Playbill holders by making Green Day our P.U.S.H. (Play Until Someone Hears) artist of the week.
Directed by Michael Mayer and starring John Gallagher, Jr.,
When Green Day: Rock Band launches June 8, it’ll have Green Day albums American Idiot and Dookie, in their entirety, on the disc.
The news comes from European retailer Play who confirmed tracks from the “classic” Dookie Green Day to newer, more political American Idiot offerings.
What’s more, the listing says Green Day members Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool all lent their digital likenesses to the game and provided full motion capture to bottle the band’s sometime zany on-stage antics appropriately.
And probably best of all, the game’s songs will be fully exportable to