Last Night: Green Day at the Independent


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"