Watch Green Day play first show in over a year, bring the house down

April 17, 2015
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Last night, Green Day returned to the stage for the first time in over a year at the House Of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio.

They kicked things off with a surprise hour-long set as Sweet Children (Green Day's initial moniker) with original drummer John Kiffmeyer, which included tracks that haven't been performed in over 20 years. Frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and bassist Mike Dirnt later returned to the stage with Tre Cool behind the kit and busted through an immaculate, reportedly 24-track set of fan favorites. They were even joined by Tim Armstrong for a few songs, including a freaking Rancid cover. Does it even get more punk than that?

You can watch a nearly 30-minute fan-shot highlight video of the gig below.

Sweet Children set:

Don't Leave Me (First time live since 1994)
Only of You 
Sweet Children (First time live since 1991)
409 in Your Coffeemaker 
At the Library 
I Was There 
Disappearing Boy 
Paper Lanterns 
Road to Acceptance 
Green Day (First time live since 1990)
Dry Ice (First time live since 1993)

Green Day set:

99 Revolutions 
Boulevard of Broken Dreams 
2000 Light Years Away 
Private Ale (First time live since 1992)
Christie Road 
Stuart and the Ave (First time live since 2009)
Geek Stink Breath 
One for the Razorbacks (First time live since 2011)
Longview (Fan brought on stage)
When I Come Around 
Basket Case 
Are We the Waiting (First time live since 2010)
St. Jimmy 
Knowledge (Operation Ivy cover) (with Tim Armstrong)
Radio (Rancid cover) (with Tim Armstrong)
King for a Day 
Shout / Always Look on the Bright Side of Life / Hey Jude / (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 
Minority (with Tim Armstrong)

American Idiot 
Jesus of Suburbia

Written by AltPress