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Monday Apr 14 | 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

ABC News

Kurt Cobain Remembered, 20 Years After His Death

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: Kurt Cobain, Nirvana, Grunge, Suicide, Entertainment

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Bradenton.com

'American Idiot' comes to Sarasota

"Green Day's' American Idiot" will premiere at 8 p.m. April 7 at the Van Wezel in Sarasota.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Punk, Green Day, Pop/Rock

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Coast Magazine

Newport Film Fest, Better Than Ever

The 15th annual Newport Beach Film Festival is bigger and better than ever this year, with more than 300 films from 40 countries on 15 screens across the city.

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Related Topix: Newport Beach, CA, Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock, Orange County, CA

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Common Ills

Kat's Korner: When (Cloud) Nothings Matter

Kat : In an alternate universe, Kurt Cobain never died. So grunge survived Billy Corgan's drama trauma tantrums and Eddie Vedder's inherent superficiality.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 3/30/2014

DADDY LONG LEGS Florida Studio Theatre 2/5-4/5/2014 Set in New England in the early 1900s, this new musical follows a courageous young orphan who dreams of a better life.

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Related Topix: Florida, Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts

Fri Mar 28, 2014

EDGE

American Idiot

This musical is an adaptation of the classic 2004 Green Day album of the same name.

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Related Topix: Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock, Theater, Arts, Musical Theater

Tue Mar 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Beatles, Bard and Billy Joe Make for a Mod Mix Musical...

Take one of his classic comedies, throw in a Fab Four group sort of like the Beatles and let Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong write the music and presto: you have a modern, interesting show called THESE PAPER BULLETS .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Green Day, Punk

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Stereogum

Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones - "Kentucky" Video

The collaboration album Foreverly , between Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and jazz-pop artist Norah Jones, was a strange and yet endearing release that arrived at the end of last year.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Norah Jones, Jazz, Green Day, Punk, Pop/Rock

Fri Mar 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

American Idiot National Tour Coming to Van Wezel, 4/7

Tony Award-nominated Best Musical and 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Musical Show Album, Green Day 's AMERICAN IDIOT will premiere at the Van Wezel on April 7, 2014 at 8PM.

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

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