VIDEO: CBS On The Go — News And Weather From KPIX 5 (09/05/2017)

By Scott T. Sterling

(RADIO.COM) – Bay Area punk rock icons Green Day took to their Facebook page and live stream a special show Tuesday afternoon, in support of Americares’ Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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The band is donating $100,000 to the health-focused relief and development organization, and are encouraging fans to kick in as well. As an added incentive, Green Day will broadcast a set from backstage at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Florida.

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“We kept seeing these terrible images of devastation coming from Texas, and we knew we had to do something to help,” Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong said in a press statement. “We’re encouraging fans to join us in support of Americares, a trusted organization that’s on the ground providing aid.”

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