American Idiot World Tour

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American Idiot World Tour
Tour by Green Day
Location Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania
Associated album American Idiot
Start date July 29, 2004
End date December 17, 2005
No. of shows 161
Green Day concert chronology

The American Idiot World Tour was a concert tour by American Rock band Green Day in support of the group's seventh studio album, American Idiot, which was released in September 2004. The tour began in Los Angeles at the Grand Olympic Auditorium on July 29,[1] and the last show was in Australia at the Telstra Dome.[2] During the tour, the band played at the 2004 Reading Festival in England.[3]

During the tour, Green Day recorded a live album, Bullet in a Bible, which was released in 2005, as a CD/DVD set. The concert at which the album was recorded was in England, at the Milton Keynes National Bowl, and was attended by more than 130,000 people. The DVD sold more than 1,500,000 copies and went Platinum in the UK and in the US.

Background[edit]

Dates for the second North America leg was announced in February 2005, and lasted from April to May 2005.[4] The third North American leg was announced in May 2005.[5]

Hase Auf Centerstage, one of the locations for a concert on the tour.

Opening acts[edit]

Main setlist[edit]

The setlist throughout the tour remained mostly the same. Green Day commonly played a several songs from American Idiot, Dookie, Insomniac, Nimrod and Warning.[6] Ever since the Fort Worth, TX, USA concert in October 19, 2004.

  1. "American Idiot"
  2. "Jesus of Suburbia"
  3. "Holiday"
  4. "Are We the Waiting"
  5. "St. Jimmy"
  6. "Longview"
  7. "Hitchin' A Ride"
  8. "Brain Stew"
  9. "Jaded"
  10. "Knowledge"
  11. "Basket Case"
  12. "She"
  13. "King for a Day/Shout"
  14. "Wake Me Up When September Ends"
  15. "Minority"
    • Encore
  16. "Maria"
  17. "Boulevard of Broken Dreams"
  18. "Homecoming"
  19. "We Are the Champions"
  20. "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"

Tour dates[edit]

Date City Country Venue
North America Leg 1[7]
September 6, 2004 Los Angeles United States The Fonda Theatre
September 18, 2004 Chicago The Vic Theatre
September 21, 2004 New York City Irving Plaza
September 24, 2004 Toronto Canada Phoenix Concert Theatre
October 16, 2004 New Orleans [a] United States City Park
October 19, 2004 Fort Worth Fort Worth Convention Center
October 20, 2004 Houston Reliant Arena
October 22, 2004 Duluth Arena at Gwinnett Center
October 23, 2004 Cincinnati U.S. Bank Arena
October 24, 2004 Louisville Louisville Gardens
October 26, 2004 Hershey Giant Center
October 28, 2004 Worcester Centrum Centre
October 29, 2004 Philadelphia Liacouras Center
October 30, 2004 East Rutherford Continental Airlines Arena
October 31, 2004 Fairfax Patriot Center
November 2, 2004 Toronto Canada Air Canada Centre
November 3, 2004 Mississauga Arrow Hall
November 4, 2004 Montreal Bell Centre
November 5, 2004 Rochester United States Blue Cross Arena
November 6, 2004 Detroit Cobo Arena
November 8, 2004 Chicago UIC Pavilion
November 9, 2004 Milwaukee U.S. Cellular Arena
November 10, 2004 Minneapolis Target Center
November 12, 2004 Denver Pepsi Center
November 13, 2004 West Valley City E-Center
November 16, 2004 Everett Everett Events Center
November 17, 2004 Vancouver Canada Pacific Coliseum
November 18, 2004 Portland United States Rose Garden
November 20, 2004 Bakersfield Centennial Garden
November 21, 2004 San Diego Cox Arena
November 23, 2004 Long Beach Long Beach Arena
November 24, 2004 San Francisco Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
December 2, 2004 Monterrey Mexico Arena Monterrey
December 5, 2004 Mexico City Palacio de los Deportes
December 7, 2004 Las Vegas United States The Joint
North America Leg 2[4]
April 15, 2005 Coral Gables United States University of Miami Convocation Center
April 16, 2005 Orlando TD Waterhouse Centre
April 18, 2006 Tampa USF Sun Dome
April 19, 2005 Jacksonville Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
April 20, 2005 Charlotte Cricket Arena
April 22, 2005 Norfolk Ted Constant Convocation Center
April 23, 2005 Pittsburgh Mellon Arena
April 24, 2005 Atlantic City Trump Taj Mahal
April 25, 2005 Albany Pepsi Arena
April 27, 2005 Vestal Binghamton University
April 28, 2005 Portland Cumberland County Civic Center
April 29, 2005 Manchester Verizon Wireless Arena
April 30, 2005 Amherst Mullins Center
May 2, 2005 Quebec City Canada Colisée Pepsi
May 4, 2005 London John Labatt Centre
May 5, 2005 Columbus United States Schottenstein Center
May 6, 2005 Cleveland Wolstein Center
May 7, 2005 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena
May 9, 2005 Madison Alliant Energy Center
May 10, 2005 Peoria Peoria Civic Center
May 11, 2005 Cedar Rapids U.S. Cellular Center
May 13, 2005 St. Louis Savvis Center
May 14, 2005 Kansas City Kemper Arena
May 15, 2005 Omaha Qwest Center Omaha
May 17, 2005 Winnipeg Canada MTS Centre
May 19, 2005 Edmonton Rexall Place
May 20, 2005 Calgary Pengrowth Saddledome
North America Leg 3[5]
August 10, 2005 Rosemont United States Allstate Arena
August 12, 2005 Barrie Canada Molsons Park
August 13, 2005 Buffalo United States HSBC Arena
August 14, 2005 Fairborn Nutter Center
August 15, 2005 Nashville Gaylord Entertainment Center
August 17, 2005 Oklahoma City Ford Center
August 19, 2005 Houston Toyota Center
August 20, 2005 Dallas American Airlines Center
August 21, 2005 San Antonio AT&T Center
August 23, 2005 Atlanta Philips Arena
August 24, 2005 Raleigh RBC Center
August 26, 2005 Sunrise Office Depot Center
August 30, 2005 Columbia Merriweather Post Pavilion
September 1, 2005 East Rutherford Giants Stadium
September 4, 2005 Montreal Canada Parc Jean-Drapeau
September 5, 2005 Ottawa Corel Center
September 7, 2005 Philadelphia United States Wachovia Center
September 11, 2005 Auburn Hills The Palace of Auburn Hills
September 14, 2005 Moline The MARK of the Quads
September 16, 2005 St. Paul Xcel Energy Center
September 17, 2005 Des Moines Wells Fargo Arena
September 19, 2005 Denver Pepsi Center
September 24, 2005 San Francisco AT&T Park
September 26, 2005 Tacoma Tacoma Dome
September 27, 2005 Vancouver Canada GM Place
September 30, 2005 Sacramento United States ARCO Arena
October 1, 2005 Fresno Save Mart Center
October 2, 2005 Chula Vista Coors Amphitheatre
October 8, 2005 Carson Home Depot Center
October 9, 2005
List of festivals
  1. ^ This concert was a part of Voodoo Experience.

Personnel[edit]

  • Billie Joe Armstrong – Lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar
  • Mike Dirnt – Bass, backing vocals
  • Tré Cool – Drums, percussion, backing vocals on "King For A Day/Shout", lead vocals on "Homecoming"
  • Jason White – Lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals
  • Jason Freese – Keyboards, saxophone, trombone, accordion, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Kurt Lohmiller – (July 2004 – Late January 2005) – backing vocals, percussion, trumpet
  • Ronnie Blake – (Late January 2005 – December 2005) – backing vocals, percussion, trumpet
  • Mike Pelino (September 2004 & April 2005 – December 2005) – Rhythm guitar, backing vocals on "St. Jimmy"
  • Bobby Schneck (October 2004 – March 2005) – Rhythm guitar, backing vocals on "St. Jimmy"

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