Last Minute Cancellation Brings In ‘Green Day’

(L-R) Tre Cool , Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt of “Green Day” (Photo credit by Trisha Leaper/Live 105)

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – A last-minute change in line-up brings in Bay Area rockers “Green Day” to save the day at Live 105’s “Not So Silent Night” concert at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Friday night.

PHOTOS: Green Day at NSSN 2011

Headlining band, “Jane’s Addiction” was scheduled to perform but when a sudden undisclosed family emergency occurred to drummer, Stephen Perkins. Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool of the Grammy-winning band, “Green Day” was able to step-in just in time for the show. Below is a response tweet from “Jane’s Addiction” guitarist, Dave Navarro:

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Dave Navarro Tweet (Photo credit by Twitter)

On a lighter note; adorned with balloons behind his drum kit, Green Day’s drummer Tre Cool was serenaded “Happy Birthday” by the entire contingent of Live 105 listeners, while Armstrong wishes him a happy “23rd” birthday.

Live 105’s “Not So Silent” 2011 also featured Bush, Mumford & Sons, Florence And The Machine, Young The Giant and Beta State.

For more on Live 105’s “Not So Silent Night,” visit

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