Green Day Idiot Club members - we know a lot of you are itching to see the band play next month in your neck of the woods. We have a special little contest that will get you and a guest tickets to see the band live! We will be giving away 2 amazing seats to EACH North American gig, so enter now for the venue near you.
The contest? Grab your Idiot Club membership T-shirt (or any Green Day T) or your copy of 21st Century Breakdown and a camera--- we want to see you showing off YOUR Green Day pride in YOUR city! It could be a landmark (ex.
Look for a feature on Billie Joe in the new Total Guitar Magazine, hitting stores July 9th. More: HERE.
Australian music channel Max Music TV will feature a special "Max Masters" episode devoted to Green Day. Look for it on July 28th @ 8:30pm. More info: HERE.
KROQ Road Trip USA Stop #3: Green Day in Boston!
Win tickets all week to see Green Day at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater August 31st and you’ll go into Friday afternoon’s grand prize drawing for the trip to Boston.
More at KROQ, Los Angeles: HERE.
Green Day talks about what they do to keep shows on tour fresh and unexpected at Billboard's Daily Noise: HERE.
Beginning this today at 10AM LOCAL venue time members of Idiot Club will get access to presale tickets for one of two (Brasilia) South American Tour Dates below and another (Porto Alegre) the following Wednesday, July 28th. Please note that both of the presales listed below begin at 10AM on their respective dates. The only way you will be able to access these 24-hour presales is by logging in to Idiot Club: HERE.
13.10 Porto Alegre, Brazil | Presale: 28.07 - 29.07 | On-sale: 29.07
17.10 Brasilia, Brazil | Presale: 20.07 - 21.07 | On-sale: 22.07
Tickets available to the general public now. More info:
On being Broadway babies:
For the stage version of Am-erican Idiot, “there are people in the audience who would contemplate diving off the balcony into a mosh pit,” says Armstrong, 38.
On pleasing the parents:
Mike Dirnt's parents are “very supportive of what we do — but they've got their own lives, too,” says the bassist, 38. “I'll ask them to come out and see something, and it'll be, ‘I'm not getting on a plane!' ”
On starting a Rock Band:
The group just launched its own version of the popular video game.
'American Idiot' Cast Brings Broadway Punk To 'Good Morning America'
Green Day fans and theater geeks flood Central Park for musical tribute.
NEW YORK — If someone came up to you and called you an American idiot, you wouldn't react too kindly. But for the people in the audience for Friday's "Good Morning America" Summer Concert, the insult became a chant of praise for the cast of Green Day's Broadway musical. Families and punk rockers alike had gathered in Central Park, holding up signs and wearing T-shirts for "American Idiot" and the band behind the