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13 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

Replacements tour keeps growing; no NY, but homecoming MN show...

After what was regarded as a lackluster first weekend set, the Replacements returned to Coachella's Outdoor Stage with a vengeance, recruiting Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong to fill in for ailing frontman Paul Westerberg, who was laid up on the couch -- literally.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Green Day, Punk, Paul Westerberg, Canada, Downtown (Atlanta, GA)

19 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

Green Day's 'American Idiot' rock opera coming to DPAC

Jared Nepute in the national tour of "American Idiot," coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center April 29-30.

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Related Topix: Punk, Green Day, Pop/Rock, St. Louis, MO, Entertainment

20 hrs ago | Messenger

Green Day's American Idiot at Pantages, May 13-18

American Idiot will return to L.A. at Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a limited one-week engagement; May 13 - 18. The 2010 Tony Award -nominated Best Musical and 2010 GRAMMY Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong.

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Related Topix: Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock, Music!, Tony Awards

Mon Apr 21, 2014

93.3 The Eagle

Billie Joe Armstrong joins The Replacements at Coachella

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong played a bit of a replacement himself during the Replacement's set at Coachella this weekend.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Green Day, Punk

FMQB

More Surprises At Coachella's Second Weekend

For the second weekend in a row, the Coachella Arts & Music Festival took over Indio, CA.

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Related Topix: Indio, CA, Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Pop/Rock, Paul Westerberg, Green Day, Punk

Sun Apr 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/20/2014

AMERICAN IDIOT Rialto Square Theatre 4/23-4/23/2014 A critical smash on Broadway and in London, the two-time Tony Award winning hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia.

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Related Topix: Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Classical, Andrew Lloyd Webber

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

In photos: Coachella day 1, week 2 with Ellie Goulding, HAIM, The Knife & more

The first day of the second week of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival kicked off on April 19, 2014 at the Polo Grounds in Indio, CA.

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Related Topix: The Knife, Electronic, Indio, CA, Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Green Day, Punk, Paul Westerberg

Hollywood Reporter

Coachella: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Joins The Replacements

After what was regarded as a lackluster first weekend set, the Replacements returned to Coachella's Outdoor Stage with a vengeance, recruiting Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong to fill in for ailing frontman Paul Westerberg , who was laid up on the couch -- literally.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Green Day, Punk, Coachella, CA, Paul Westerberg

Billboard

Coachella 2014: Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Joins the Replacements

After what was regarded as a lackluster first weekend set , the Replacements returned to Coachella's Outdoor Stage with a vengeance, recruiting Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong to fill in for ailing frontman Paul Westerberg, who was laid up on the couch -- literally.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Green Day, Punk, Paul Westerberg

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Robesonian

Tickets remain for a American IdiotR...

Tickets remain for the award-winning punk rock musical "American Idiot," which will be performed at the Givens Performing Arts Center at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke on Tuesday at 8 p.m. The musical is based on the 2004 concept album of the same name, which was released by popular California punk rock band Green Day.

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Related Topix: Punk, University of North Carolina Pembroke, Green Day, Pop/Rock, George Bush

Sun Apr 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Raleigh - Week of 4/13/2014

AMERICAN IDIOT Givens Performing Arts Center 4/15-4/15/2014 A critical smash on Broadway and in London, the two-time Tony Award winning hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia.

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Related Topix: Punk, Green Day, Pop/Rock, 21 Guns, September, Holiday

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Cincinnati CityBeat

Stage Door: Green Day and More

If you follow music coverage in CityBeat , you're certainly aware of Green Day's 2004 recording American Idiot .

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Related Topix: Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, New York, Cincinnati, OH

Thu Apr 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Aronoff Center for the Arts Announces $25 Lottery Seats for American Idiot This Weekend

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for AMERICAN IDIOT, which is playing its Cincinnati debut at the Aronoff Center with performances today, April 11-12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Alternative Addiction

Green Day Talks 20th Anniversary Of Dookie With Rolling Stone

Green Day fronter Billie Joe Armstrong sat down with Rolling Stone magazine to discuss the 20th anny of the band's landmark album, Dookie .

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Related Topix: Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock

Alabama Live

'American Idiot': Before Alabama shows, punk-rock Broadway musical's lead actor talks...

Based on Berkeley, Calif. pop-punk band Green Day's 2004 album of the same name, "American Idiot" is the story of three friends seeking transport, physical and chemical, from post-9/11 suburban malaise - all set to power-chords and anthemic rock-opera choruses.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Punk, Green Day, Pop/Rock, Arts, Opera, Entertainment

Sun Apr 06, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in West Virginia - Week of 4/06/2014

AMERICAN IDIOT Roanoke Civic Center [Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre] 4/10-4/10/2014 A critical smash on Broadway and in London, the two-time Tony Award winning hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock, Davis & Elkins College

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Nirvana's frontman through colleagues' eyes

Kurt Cobain changed Win Butler's world. Billie Joe Armstrong thought the Nirvana frontman was his generation's John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Kurt Cobain, Punk, Green Day, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 04, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Aronoff Center for the Arts Announces $25 Lottery Seats for American Idiot, 4/11-12

A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats will be held for AMERICAN IDIOT, which is playing its Cincinnati debut at the Aronoff Center with performances April 11-12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock

KUQL-FM Mitchell

Remembering Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain changed Win Butler's world. Billie Joe Armstrong thought the Nirvana frontman was his generation's John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Kurt Cobain, Suicide

Thu Apr 03, 2014

RollingStone

Flashback: Green Day Get Muddy and Violent at Woodstock '94

Green Day 's mud-caked set at Woodstock '94 was a crucial moment in the group's long history, but to Billie Joe Armstrong's mother Ollie - who witnessed her son pulling his pants down, throwing mud at fans and chanting obscenities on live television - it was nothing but a profound embarrassment.

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Related Topix: Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock, Music, Entertainment

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