Green Day Subway Surprise

Green Day, the renowned rock band, treated subway commuters at the Rockefeller Center station to an impromptu six-song performance, all in the name of a surprise segment for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

The buzz about Green Day’s presence in New York started circulating throughout the day. First, there was a cryptic hint about something special for The Tonight Show, followed by a social media post hinting at a subway station location. Despite the rumors swirling, Green Day managed to maintain an air of secrecy. As excited fans gathered at the supposed performance spot, the band members emerged from a train in clever disguises. They sported long-haired wigs, fake beards, mustaches, coats, hats, and sunglasses, blending in with the crowd as they casually made their way to their instruments. To keep the suspense alive, they kicked off their set with a cover of Bad Company’s “Feel Like Makin’ Love” before finally revealing their true identities to the thrilled audience.

In the end, Green Day rocked the subway platform with a six-song extravaganza, as eager fans flocked around, attempting to capture the electrifying moment on their smartphones. Some of the most unforgettable moments from this surprise performance can be seen in the video clips below. Adding to the excitement, The Tonight Show’s host, Jimmy Fallon, made an appearance, joining the band with a tambourine for the classic “Basket Case”.  The band didn’t stop there, treating the crowd to new tracks like “Look Ma, No Brains!” and “Dilemma” from their upcoming album, SAVIORS, set to drop this Friday, January 19th. The setlist also featured a rousing sing-along rendition of KISS’s classic anthem, “Rock and Roll All Nite.”

Green Day has big plans, with a full-fledged, high-energy tour scheduled for this summer. Be sure to check out their tour dates to catch them live. And if you’re eager to get your hands on the new SAVIORS album, it’s out now! For a glimpse of the complete setlist and some fan-recorded moments from the unforgettable performance, scroll down.

Green Day Setlist Jan. 16, 2024 New York:
1. “Feel Like Makin’ Love” (Bad Company cover)
2. “Basket Case”
3. “Look Ma, No Brains”
4. “Rock and Roll All Nite” (KISS cover)
5. “Dilemma”
6. “American Idiot”

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