The whole audience was really into Green Day. The place was packed with screaming fans. People there ranged from little 12 years old girls to 50 years old dudes and everybody was jumping and singing along and really getting into it.
USA (Denver), September 19, 2005
harm0n20, on september 22, 2005 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Sound: This was an amazing concert! Worth the $45.00 for the tickets! Billie Joe is a really good singer IMO. his vocals came through very well at the concert and he sounded just like he does on the CDs. They went through quite a few instruments. Billie used his usual array of Gibsons and his old Fender Strat, Mike used his sig bass, and Tre used his drums. There was also a sax, trumpet, piano, and accordian players and of course the second guitarist that they recently added to the line up (I don't remember his name). All of the instruments could easily be heard. The bass didnt overwhelm any of the instruments and everything was easily heard. The concert was in the Pepsi Center, which is where the Avalanche play hockey, so I don't know if the acoustics were just really good there or what. // 10
Perfomance: The whole audience was really into Green Day. The place was packed with screaming fans. People there ranged from little 12 years old girls to 50 years old dudes and everybody was jumping and singing along and really getting into it. Even my parents were into the show! They played most of the songs off their new album, American Idiot, including Holiday, St. Jimmy, Jesus Of Suburbia, Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, American Idiot, and Wake Me Up When September Ends. They also played a ton of their older songs like Hitchin' A Ride, Longview, Brain Stew, Basket Case, Maria, Minority, and She. They also did a couple of cover songs such as We Are The Champions by Queen and that one song during the Toga Party in Animal House. I forget the name of that song. Some of the most special moments for me during the concert were when Billie brought up 3 lucky kids from the mosh pit and created a band with them. I thought that was really cool because he just picked these kids out and had them play a song while he sang. The chick that got to play guitar accidentally dropped his guitar and he just let her keep it (lucky b--ch). They used a lot of big screens and flags and explosions and confetti and all sorts of crazy stuff throughout the show. They had giant fireballs going off constantly. I could actually feel the heat from the flames all the way back where I was. I can't imagine what that must have felt like up on stage. // 10
Overall Impression: This show was in Denver, Colorado, USA, at the Pepsi Center and took place on September 19, 2005. The show opened with a 30 minute set from Jimmy Eat World (kind of bummed they only played half an hour). Jimmy Eat World put on a good show and really got the crowd pumped for Green Day. The concert was unbelievable! It basically was like a 3 hour long orgasm! Green Day puts on the best concerts ever! They jump around stage and Billie really plays to the crowd and gets the entire audience involved in the songs really well. I loved every second of that show. The tickets were $45.00 each. It's pretty expensive but definately worth it! I would've gladly paid twice that for that show! The most unforgettable moments of the show were the crowd singing along to the songs and everybody in the audience just going nuts. There wasn't free beer unfortunately but there were a ton of hot chicks! If they do another North American tour next year and happen to stop by somewhere close to Helena Montana I would definately go. It was just so much fun! Next time I want to get Mosh tickets though. // 10