We all got a little taste of what Green Day was cooking up in 2019 with the release of the first few singles from their upcoming album "Father of All..." The band is gearing up to release the full-length album next month and for the launch party have it in your backyard. Yes, you read that right.
Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong posted on Instagram earlier this week that he's looking for a fan with "a relatively big backyard that we could do a backyard party in," or "somewhere where we could play at your house or your garage, or backyard - or I dunno, do you have a barn or a church or a church parking lot?" In a video posted on Instagram, the punk rock frontman put out the word that he's searching for a total DIY location with the only stipulation being that it's in the state of California.
“Hey, looks like our new record’s coming out in a month or something, so we’re just planning some stuff, some surprises,” Armstrong said in a video posted to Instagram on January 7. “But one thing I was thinking is … does anybody have, like, a relatively big backyard that we can do, like, a backyard party somewhere? Maybe come play at your house, your garage, your backyard? Or do you have a barn? Or is there a church or a church parking lot? Or, you know … I was conceived in a church parking lot!”“Anyway, just hijinks, fun, mischief. Backyard party with your favorite band, Green Day!” he continues, “Oh yeah, it’d have to be in California.”
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In the meantime, Billie Joe and the rest of Green Day are gearing up for this summer's Hella Mega Tour with Fall Out Boy, Weezer and The Interrupters scheduled to hit a stadium near you in the US.
THE HELLA MEGA TOUR Europe & UK Dates:
June 13 — PARIS, FRANCE @ La Defense Arena
June 14 — GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS @ Stadspark
June 17 — ANTWERP, BELGIUM @ Sportpaleis
June 21 — VIENNA, AUSTRIA @ Ernst Happel Stadium
June 24 — GLASGOW, SCOTLAND @ Bellahouston Park
June 26 — LONDON, ENGLAND @ London Stadium
June 27 — HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND @ The John Smith’s Stadium
June 29 — DUBLIN, IRELAND @ RDS Arena
THE HELLA MEGA TOUR North American Dates:
July 17 — SEATTLE, WA @ T-Mobile Park
July 21 — SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ Oracle Park
July 24 — SAN DIEGO, CA @ Petco Park
July 25 — LOS ANGELES, CA @ Dodger Stadium
July 28 — COMMERCE CITY, CO @ DICK’s Sporting Goods Park
July 31 — ARLINGTON, TX @ Globe Life Field
Aug. 01 — HOUSTON, TX @ Minute Maid Park
Aug. 05 — MIAMI, FL @ Hard Rock Stadium
Aug. 06 — JACKSONVILLE, FL @ TIAA Bank Field
Aug. 08 — ATLANTA, GA @ SunTrust Park
Aug. 11 — MINNEAPOLIS, MN @ Target Field
Aug. 13 — CHICAGO, IL @ Wrigley Field
Aug. 15 — PITTSBURGH, PA @ PNC Park
Aug. 16 — HERSHEY, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
Aug. 19 — DETROIT, MI @ Comerica Park
Aug. 21 — WASHINGTON, DC @ Nationals Park
Aug. 22 — NEW YORK, NY @ Citi Field
Aug. 24 — TORONTO, ON @ Rogers Centre
Aug. 27 — BOSTON, MA @ Fenway Park
Aug. 29 — PHILADELPHIA, PA @ Citizens Bank Park
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