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    October 14, 2013

    BASS PLAYER LIVE! 2013:

     

    JASON NEWSTED, MIKE DIRNT, CHRIS BRODERICK, JIM NORTON, AND SEBASTIAN BACH

    ADDED TO CELEBRITY GUEST LINEUP FOR

    NOVEMBER 9 BASS PLAYER LIVE! CONCERT AND AWARDS SHOW

    PRESENTED BY HARTKE

    AT THE FONDA THEATRE IN HOLLYWOOD

     

    AMERICAN BLUES MUSICIAN AND SONGWRITER WILLIE DIXON HONORED POSTHUMOUSLY WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

     
     

    The celebrity guest lineup for the November 9 Bass Player LIVE! Concert & Awards Show presented by Hartke has been expanded. The all-star concert will take place at the historic Fonda Theatre and will honor heavy metal legend, Black Sabbath’s

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    October 13, 2013

    From Idiot Nation:

    To celebrate the release of Broadway Idiot, we're giving away 10 American Idiot Playbills signed by Billie Joe himself! Want a chance to win?  This contest is open to all members.

    Winners will be chosen Thursday, October 17th. Only one entry per person will be qualified. Good luck.

    Login to Idiot Nation: HERE

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    October 11, 2013

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  • Watch the new video by logging into your fan club account at www.gdidiotnation.com

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  • Last month I gave you a heads-up on not one, but two Green Day documentaries coming our way this fall. I'm partial to Broadway Idiot, the film that chronicles the making of the Broadway musical based on the band's American Idiot album. Sing it loud. Look for Broadway Idiot Oct. 11 on various platforms, including cable, iTunes, Amazon, Xbox and PlayStation. Learn more about it at broadwayidiot.com.

    More at USA TODAY: HERE

    OCTOBER 11
    New York, NY – Village East

    OCTOBER 13
    Portland, OR – Hollywood

    OCTOBER 15
    Atlanta, GA – Midtown Art (one night only!)
    Denver, CO – Chez Artiste (one night only!)

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    October 07, 2013

    Check out a message from Billie Joe about the American Idiot documentary. Head over to broadwayidiot.com for more info!

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    October 02, 2013

    From Idiot Nation:

    New contest alrert - We have 10 pairs of drumsticks Tre sent in from the road!  Each one has been used to play the hits on tour, so you won't want to miss out on this contest. Want a chance to win?

    This contest is open to all members. Winners will be chosen Tuesday, October 15th. Only one entry per person will be qualified. Good luck.

    Login to Idiot Nation to win: HERE

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    October 02, 2013

     

    The Broadway Idiot theaters tab has been updated on Facebook with the new listings and all currently available links. You can find it here.

    OCTOBER 11
    New York, NY- Village East

    OCTOBER 13
    Portland, OR - Hollywood

    OCTOBER 15
    Atlanta, GA - Midtown Art (one night)
    Denver, CO - Chez Artiste (one night)
    Detroit, MI - Main Art (one night)
    Houston, TX – River Oaks (one night)

    Indianapolis, IN - Keystone (one night)
    Minneapolis, MN - Lagoon (one night)
    San Diego, CA - Hillcrest (one night)
    St. Louis, MO - Tivoli (one night)

    OCTOBER 18
    Columbus, OH - Gateway
    Encino, CA - Town Center
    Kansas City, MO - Tivoli

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    October 01, 2013

    Green Day have picked up loads of praise along their career, but the rockers don't stay content for long. So a few years ago, when the band was approached by director Michael Mayer to adapt their album American Idiot into a musical, the band eagerly took on the project, and the play opened in April 2010.

    The new documentary Broadway Idiot tracks Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tré Cool as they took their music to a new stage. In this exclusive clip, Armstrong leads the crew to rerecord "21 Guns" in theatrical fashion as they ready the musical for its premiere.
    "When we started filming our documentary, we had amazing access inside the creative process of the Broadway team," Doug Hamilton, the film's director, tells Rolling Stone. "But it wasn't until a few months later, when Billie Joe Armstrong opened up and invited us into the private recording studios of Green Day, that we really got to see inside the process by which Billie Joe, Mike and Tré create the Green Day sound."

    Broadway Idiot will be released October 11th in theatres and On Demand. Pre-order available on iTunes.

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    September 30, 2013

    Green Day frontman will play Leighton Meester's boyfriend in new indie movie

    Billie Joe Armstrong is headed to the big screen in a big way. The Green Day frontman is set to star alongside Gossip Girl's Leighton Meester in an upcoming indie drama Like Sunday, Like Rain, Deadline reports.

    The film comes from actor/director Frank Whaley (Pulp Fiction, Ray Donovan) and tells the story of a struggling musician, played by Meester, who becomes the guardian of a 12-year-old music prodigy. Armstrong will play Meester's boyfriend in the movie. 

    Filming for Like Sunday, Like Rain is underway in New York.

    Over the years, Armstrong has appeared in minor roles in other movies including Penny Marshall's Riding in Cars With Boys and Judd Apatow's This Is 40. This December, he'll also make a cameo in Anchorman: The Legend Continues.

    Aside from the new acting gig, Armstrong has two documentaries about Green Day coming up. ¡Cuatro! explores the band's writing and recording process while creating 2012's ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, ¡Tré! album trilogy and Broadway Idiot, due out in October, traces the adaptation of Green Day's American Idiot album into a Broadway production.

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