Waterfront Concerts bringing Green Day to Portland civic center

Waterfront Concerts announced on Tuesday that Green Day will perform on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, Sept. 15, and are $59.95 for general admission seats.

Green Day celebrates its 25th anniversary as a band with the release of its ninth studio album, “¡Uno!” set to hit stores on Sept. 25. It will be followed by the albums “¡Dos!” and “¡Tres!” in late 2012 and early 2013, respectively. Green Day is one of the most popular bands of the past 20 years, with more than 65 million records sold worldwide, from its breakthrough 1994 album “Dookie” to its critically acclaimed 2004 album “American Idiot.”

Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.