Monday, September 10, 2012
GREEN DAY Announce North American Tour; Band To Perform Super Special CD Release Show For 'Uno' This Weekend!
JUST ANNOUNCED: Punk Rock legends GREEN DAY will be performing at Irving Plaza in New York City this Saturday, September 15th at 9PM! This very special show will commemorate the bands NEW album 'Uno' (out on September 25th via Reprise Records), which is part of the bands upcoming trilogy of music (details below).
GREEN DAY's special New York City show will it be filmed for future use and will be live-streamed and presented by Nokia and AT&T.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning at 10AM at http://bit.ly/Qfwv6N
Earlier today,Reprise Records released the following press release:
Green Day have announced the first leg of their ¡UNO!, ¡DOS!, ¡TRÉ! TOUR. The full-scale North American tour will kick off in intimate venues this November and December, starting on November 26th in Seattle, WA at the Paramount Theatre and wrapping up on December 10th in Tempe, AZ at the Marquee Theater. In January, the band will bring the ¡UNO!, ¡DOS!, ¡TRÉ! TOUR to arenas around the country, starting on January 7th at the Resch Arena in Green Bay, WI and wrapping up on February 8th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
Through Green Day’s fan club, Idiot Club, presales go on sale on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 10AM local venue time. To become a member, make sure you purchase your preorder bundle that comes with an Idiot Club membership at http://splash.greenday.com. Fans that purchase tickets online will be entitled to one digital download of Green Day ¡Uno! – a $9.99 value – with each ticket purchased. Full list of tour dates and ticket on-sales are below.
GREEN DAY, which is vocalist/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tré Cool, are touring in support of their upcoming trilogy of albums Green Day ¡Uno!, Green Day ¡Dos!, and Green Day ¡Tré!, which Rolling Stone described as, "…heavier and hardened from their
time in the trenches but back in the garage, ready for rapture." Green Day ¡Uno! will be released by Reprise Records on September 25, 2012 followed by Green Day ¡Dos! on November 13, 2012, and Green Day ¡Tré! on January 15, 2013. The albums are the follow-up to the Grammy Award-winning 21st Century Breakdown, and were produced by the band’s long-time producer Rob Cavallo.
Green Day’s upcoming tour (and on-sale) dates are as follows:
26th: Seattle, WA Paramount Theatre (9/14 @ 12 pm)
27th: Kennewick, WA Toyota Arena (9/14 @ 10 am)
29th: Salem, OR Salem Armory Auditorium (9/14 @ 12 pm)
1st: Sacramento, CA Memorial Auditorium (9/14 @ 10 am)
2nd: Reno, NV Grand Sierra Resort – Grand Theatre (9/14 @ 10 am)
4th: Santa Cruz, CA Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium (9/14 @ 10 am)
10th: Tempe, AZ Marquee Theatre (9/14 @ 10 am)
7th: Green Bay, WI Resch Arena (9/15 @ 11 am)
8th: Rosemont, IL Allstate Arena (9/15 @ 10 am)
10th: Wilkes Barre, PA Mohegan Sun Arena (9/15 @ 10 am)
11th: State College, PA Bryce Jordan Center – Penn State Univ. (9/14 @ 10 am)
13th: Rochester, NY Blue Cross Arena (9/15 @ 10 am)
14th: Pittsburgh, PA Consol Energy Center (9/15 @ 10 am)
16th: Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center (9/14 @ 12 pm)
18th: Manchester, NH Verizon Wireless Arena (9/15 at 12 pm)
19th: Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena (9/14 @ 10 am)
21st: Fairfax, VA Patriot Center (9/15 @ 10 am)
22nd: Philadelphia, PA Liacourias Center – Temple University (9/15 @ 10 am)
24th: Providence, RI Dunkin Donuts Center (9/15 @ 12 pm)
25th: Portland, ME Cumberland Civic Center (9/15 @ 12 pm)
27th: Quebec City, QC Colisee Pepsi Arena (9/22 @ 10 am)
29th: Toronto, ONT Air Canada Centre (9/15 @ 11 am)
30th: Cleveland, OH Wolstein Center – Cleveland State Univ. (9/14 @ 10 am)
1st: Moline, IL I Wireless Center (9/14 @ 10 am)
2nd: Madison, WI Alliant Energy Center Memorial Col (9/14 @ 11 am)
4th: Omaha, NE CenturyLink Arena (9/14 @ 10 am)
6th: Broomfield, CO 1STBANK Center (9/14 @ 10 am)
8th: Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena (9/14 @ 10 am)
As previously reported, GREEN DAY's Billie Joe was hospitalized with an illness, origin unknown, that caused the band's postponement of a concert in Bologna, Italy. He has been released from the hospital and is already home gearing up for the bands special performance in New York City.
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