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  1. Actorsingers take on disillusionment, dreams in Green Day punk-rock musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    "American Idiot," which deals with sensitive topics including heroin use, hallucinations and post-9/11 issues, features the music of Green Day and the lyrics of its lead singer, Billie Joe Armstrong.

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  2. SESAC Signs Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee Green DayRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Mi2n

    Grammy Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Green Day has signed with SESAC for representation. Consisting of Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool, the American punk band that has reached superstar status on a global stage for songs such as "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," "American Idiot," "Know Your Enemy," and "Wake Me Up When September Ends," has sold more than 75 million records, won multiple Grammy Awards and toured the world numerous times.

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  3. Photo Flash: American Idiot Begins Tonight at Circle PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Circle Players present the Tony Award-winning hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT, based on Green Day 's GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum album, featuring music by Green Day , lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong , and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer . The show runs tonight, August 20, through August 30, 2015 at the Tennessee State University Strange Performing Arts Center's Cox-Lewis Theater, located on Alameda Street on TSU campus).

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  4. American Idiot Opens Tomorrow at TSU's Performing Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Nashville Scene

    ... who flee the stifling suburbs in search of freedom, excitement and meaning in life. Green Day leader Billie Joe Armstrong coauthored the book with the show's original director, Michael Mayer, and the score includes all the songs from the ...

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  5. The MuffsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Ink 19

    ... undeniable knack for crafting super catchy, melodic, bratty, slap-happy pop punk almost matches Billie Joe Armstrong's. Almost. For that, and other debatable reasons, the Muffs were essentially a footnote in the annals of alternative rock. And ...

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  6. And the greatest pop songwriter of all time is ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | ReporterHerald.com

    ... (60), Jay Z (68), James Taylor (69), R. Kelly (80), Bjork (81), Marvin Gaye (82), Kanye West (84), Billie Joe Armstrong (93), Taylor Swift (97) and ABBA's Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson (100). The 2015 Teen Choice Awards showcased plenty of ...

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  7. Best Acoustic Rock Song of All Time Poll: 'Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)' Vs. 'Jack & Diane'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Guitar World

    ... Nimrod (1997) When recording what would be the album version of this acoustic ballad, Green Day leader Billie Joe Armstrong flubbed the opening G/D chord - twice - and after the second time deadpanned, "Fuck." Fortunately, he soldiered on, and, ...

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  8. Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of American Idiot at Circle PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Circle Players present the Tony Award-winning hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT, based on Green Day 's GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum album, featuring music by Green Day , lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong , and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer . The show runs August 20-30, 2015 at the Tennessee State University Strange Performing Arts Center's Cox-Lewis Theater, located on Alameda Street on TSU campus).

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  9. American angst takes over Beck Center in 'American Idiot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... show is rated PG-13 for content. In the 2013 documentary titled "Broadway Idiot," Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong says, "There's [sic] people that like to do things the safe way, and that's never been part of my vocabulary." " American ...

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  10. Justin Kirk and Nicole Parker Among Cast of Billie Joe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Playbill

    ... Jones ("Friday Night Lights," "Boardwalk Empire") with songs by Grammy Award winner Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong . Jackson Gay directs. The cast features James Barry as Pedro, Kate Blumberg as Paulina/Frida, Damon Daunno as Claude, Chris ...

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  11. Newport Beach cottage once owned by Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong hits the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Wave

    A Balboa Peninsula cottage once owned by Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong is for sale at $2.49 million. The punk rocker and his wife, Adrienne, bought the Newport Beach house in 2006 for $1.69 million and took it down to the studs for a full remodel completed in 2007.

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  12. Second Story Garage: Plain White T's play 'Hey There Delilah'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Daily Camera

    ... of American Nights and sounds as if it could have been a collaboration between John Lennon and Billie Joe Armstrong, begins: "I admit I don't do nothing fast/I left town just to get off my ass." Now that's how you begin a rock song, kids. The T's ...

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  13. Review: 5 Seconds of Summer delivers with punk-pop edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Edmonton Journal

    ... turned up the melodrama before covering their obvious influences, Green Day (Hemmings even adopts a Billie Joe Armstrong affectation from time to time), with American Idiot. But the sweet boy-is-into-girl songs made up the meat of the show, and the ...

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  14. The Hypocrites' American Idiot to Rock The Den Theatre This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Hypocrites are thrilled to launch their 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of the smash Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT, featuring music by Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day , book by Green Day frontman/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer and lyrics by Armstrong, direction by Steven Wilson, musical direction by Andra Velis Simon and choreography by Katie Spelman . AMERICAN IDIOT will play August 28 - October 25, 2015 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.

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  15. 'American Idiot' rock musical addresses post-9/11 malaise in an edgy wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... sound," Hauge says. Green Day released "American Idiot" in 2004, and the band's lead singer/songwriter Billie Joe Armstrong went on to develop the musical with Michael Mayer, who wrote the book. The show debuted in 2009 at Berkeley Repertory Theatre ...

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  16. Amelia Lily supported by fellow reality TV singers as she makes West End debut in American IdiotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... for meaning in a post 9-11 world, featuring Green Day 's music with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer. Prior to her debut Amelia explained she was particularly excited about working ...

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  17. Doma to Present 'Reloaded' Production of Green Day's American Idiot, 10/2-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for best musical show album, American Idiot features the music of Green Day with lyrics by lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong and a book by Armstrong and Michael Mayer . Songs include chart toppers "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," "21 Guns," "Wake Me Up ...

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  18. American Idiot, Starring Amelia Lily, Opens Tonight in the West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... night tonight 22 July. The musical features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong , and book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer . The production is being directed and choreographed by Racky Plews , ...

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  19. American Idiot, Featuring U.K. "X Factor" Star Amelia Lily, Opens TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Playbill

    ... lighting by Tim Deiling. The musical features the music of Green Day with the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong , and book by Armstrong and Michael Mayer , who was its original director. It tells the story of three boyhood friends, each ...

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  20. Dead Rock West bring enthusiasm, skill to Everly Bros. tunes on a Ita s Everly Time!aRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... results illustrate the brilliance of Don and Phil Everly all over again. “Wait a minute, didn't Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones just do an Everlys project?” you ask. Yes, but that unlikely duo's excellent 2013 ...

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