Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Last Night: Green Day at the Independent

Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 12:48 PM

If you weren't one of the lucky ones who got into Green Day's surprise show last night at the Independent, here's what you missed out on: The band performed the entirety of its new album, 21st Century Breakdown, which will be released May 15, as well as some old faves. The sold-out two-hour set started close to 11 p.m. (with no opening band) and finished at about 1:30 a.m. Here's the setlist:

"Welcome to Paradise"

Act I: Heroes and Cons
"21st Century Breakdown"
"Know Your Enemy"
"Viva la Gloria"
"Before the Lobotomy"
"Christian's Inferno"
"Last Night on Earth"

Act II: Charlatans and Saints
"East Jesus Nowhere"
"Last of the American Girls"
"Murder City"

Act III: Horseshoes and Handgrenades
"Restless Heart Syndrome"
"Horseshoes and Handgrenades"
"Drama Queen"
"Static Age"
"21 Guns"
"American Eulogy"
"See the Light"

Second Set:
"American Idiot"
"Jesus of Suburbia"
"Christie Road"
"Who Wrote Holden Caulfield"
"Brainstew" [started it, but Billie Joe said "forget it"]
"Going to Pasalacqua"
"Macy's Day Parade"
"King for a Day"

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