Green Day Postpone Madison Concert Date

Green Day

We regret to inform our readers that Green Day have decided to postpone their February 2 Madison concert, among others, due to frontman Billie Joe Armstrong’s recent admission into rehab.

Read on for the official press release and details surrounding the decision.

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Just Announced Madison Concert: Green Day, 2.2.13

Saturday, February 2, 2013

GREEN DAY

Green Day

The Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center – 8pm

Tickets on sale through our Music Calendar this Friday, September 14 at 11:00 AM

Reserved seat tickets ($54.50 / $30.00) & general admission floor tickets ($54.50) will be available at the i wireless Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 and online at Ticketmaster.com

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 here. Fans that purchase tickets online will be entitled to one digital download of Green Day ¡Uno! – a $9.99 value – with each ticket purchased.

 

Music News Recap: “It’s The F*cking Nuts”

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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Mike Dirnt

Even though he’s not a committed vegetarian, Green Day’s Mike Dirnt has designed a vegan-friendly shoe. Hey, every little bit helps, right?

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Media Roundup: Interview Insanity and The Dearly Departed

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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Plans for Record Store Day celebrations on April 18th are being confirmed all across the nation.  The Cold War Kids are using the music lovers’ holiday to release a new live EP.   What’s more, the band will be in Wisconsin the following day.  Got your tickets to their Waukesha gig yet?!  In a similar fashion, The Breeders are releasing an EP of their own to celebrate the event.  How are you going to spend the day?  What are your favorite local record stores?

The Breeders

The Breeders

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It seems like everyone in the world made the pilgrimage to Austin last week for the indie rock Mecca of a festival, SXSW.  If you missed out on the sounds, you can still experience the sights with this photo gallery of performances.

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The Duke Spirit recently stopped by the The Current’s studios. Listen to their performance/interview here!

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Rolling Stone previews 45 (!) of the most anticipated Spring releases, including new albums from Green Day, Regina Spektor, Wilco, Sonic Youth, Black Moth Super Rainbow (who will be in Madison May 21), New York Dolls, Mos Def and The Avett Brothers.

Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor

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Have you become totally obsessed with Twitter yet?  You will be after reading Stereogum’s list of the Top 50 Rock Star Twitters!  While you’re at it, come Twitter with us.

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It has been a sad week in the music world.  Blues fans are mourning the loss of New Orleans-based pianist and singer Eddie Bo, who passed away from a heart attack last week.  Motown drummer Uriel Jones (who collaborated with the likes of Marvin Gaye, The Miracles, and Jimmy Ruffin) also died recently.

Eddie Bo

Eddie Bo

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Blender magazine announced that it’s shutting its doors.  The last line of this news story sums up the sentiments of so many music fans:  “R.I.P. Blender.  I wont miss you, but others will.”

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Listen to a brand new Death Cab For Cutie track here!

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Is streaming music online a bad thing?  This guy seems to think so.

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Listen to a great NPR interview with Black Joe Lewis! Aaaaand a not-so-great one from Sigur Ros.  In fact, according to NPR, it just might be the worst interview ever.  EVER.

Black Joe Lewis

Black Joe Lewis

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UWIRE wants to take you on tours of the music scenes in various major American college towns.   (Yup, Madison too!)

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Media Roundup: Vids, Pics and Songs!

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!

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Psychobilly-punk innovator and Cramps frontman Lux Interior has passed away at 62 years of age.

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Axl Rose recently gave his first full-length interview in nine years (!) to Billboard.com.

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Sound Tribe Sector 9 will be here in Madison on March 12. (Got your tickets yet?) They’ve most commonly been described as an “electronic jam band”– a genre that might need a bit more explanation.  Thankfully PopMatters.com took the time to elaborate on the band’s sound.

Sound Tribe Sector 9

Sound Tribe Sector 9

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Green Day are reported to have album number eight waiting for a spring release.  The associated cover art was just revealed.

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Like your music with a nice big side of politics?  You might want to check out Detroit trio Death, whose 1975 album …For The Whole World To See is getting the reissue treatment.

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Did you catch Joe Pug open for Rhett Miller at the Majestic last Saturday?  Want more from this talented artist?  Check out his session at Daytrotter.com.

Joe Pug

Joe Pug

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Though it’s being posted with a cringe due to the irrelevant, artistically insulting spectacle the awards have become, here are this year’s Grammy winners, if you’re interested.

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Prepare to have your mind blown with NME’s “Amazing Rock Facts” pictorials!  Part one, and two.

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Just announced!  On March 4th, True Endeavors will present Australian indie pop duo An Horse at the High Noon Saloon.  Those of you who made it to last year’s Tegan and Sara show should remember their impressive opening set.  Check out an interview with the feminine half of the duo, Kate Cooper.

An Horse

An Horse

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Stephen Colbert has a beard-strokin’ good time when TV on the Radio stopped by his show for an interview and live performance.

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Check out “Every Goliath Has Its David,” a bright new track from The Boy Least Likely To.

The Boy Least Likely To

The Boy Least Likely To

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