July 27 – 28, 2009

July 27 – 28, 2009 – New York – Green Day brought their new show to Madison Square Garden for two amazing three hour long concerts, playing new songs and old, and bringing fans from the audience onstage to join in and sing and play with the band.

Billie Joe gets the show started on a high note.

Billie Joe gets the show started on a high note.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Green Day is hot!

Green Day, NYC - 2009
Green Day is hot!
Green Day is hot!

Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The background light show was very fitting for New York!

The background light show was very fitting for New York!

Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Tre Cool on the drums, and yes, he is cool!

Tre Cool on the drums, and yes, he is cool!

Tre Cool of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Everyone in the band lies down on stage.

Green Day, NYC - 2009
Everyone in the band lies down on stage.
Everyone in the band lies down on stage.

Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Fireworks lit up the show.

Green Day, NYC - 2009
Fireworks lit up the show.
Fireworks lit up the show.

Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Elijah was called from the audience to "be saved".

Elijah & Billie Joe Armstrong, NYC - 2009
Elijah was called from the audience to "be saved".
Elijah was called from the audience to “be saved”.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day with a fan named Elijah on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

One of the most fun things about a Green Day show is the many people the group brings up from the audience to sing or play with the group.

One of the most fun things about a Green Day show is the many people the group brings up from the audience to sing or play with the group.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day with a fan on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Another fan gets his moment on stage.

Another fan gets his moment on stage.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day with a fan on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

And yet another fan is brought up to join in.

Billie Joe Armstrong & Fan, NYC - 2009
And yet another fan is brought up to join in.
And yet another fan is brought up to join in.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day with a fan on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The most amazing guitar player from the audience was Stephanie, catch her on video here.

The most amazing guitar player from the audience was Stephanie, catch her on video here.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day with a fan named Stephanie on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

A smiling Billie Joe at the end of the first show.

A smiling Billie Joe at the end of the first show.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Courtney Love was backstage to say hello to Billie Joe.

Courtney Love was backstage to say hello to Billie Joe.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Courtney Love backstage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Joey joins his mom Adrienne and dad Billie Joe. He's got a band of his own called "Emily's Army".

Joey joins his mom Adrienne and dad Billie Joe. He’s got a band of his own called “Emily’s Army”.

(L-R) Joey Armstrong, Adrienne Armstrong and Bille Joe Armstrong backstage at MSG, NYC. July 27, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Backstage Tuesday before the second MSG show.

Billie Joe Armstrong, NYC - 2009
Backstage Tuesday before the second MSG show.
Backstage Tuesday before the second MSG show.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day backstage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Tre Cool in the band's dressing room.

Tre Cool in the band’s dressing room.

Tre Cool of Green Day backstage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Billie Joe's ready to go on.

Billie Joe’s ready to go on.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day backstage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Tre shows a sign some fans made.

Tre shows a sign some fans made.

Tre Cool of Green Day backstage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Just before going on the band warms up their voices.

Just before going on the band warms up their voices.

Green Day backstage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

And it's showtime! "HELLO NEW YORK!"

And it’s showtime! “HELLO NEW YORK!”

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Billie Joe tries to "save" a fan named Trevor.

Green Day & Fan, NYC - 2009
Billie Joe tries to "save" a fan named Trevor.
Billie Joe tries to “save” a fan named Trevor.

Green Day with a fan on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The view from behind.

Billie Joe Armstrong, NYC - 2009
The view from behind.
The view from behind.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Fans reach for the stars!

Fans reach for the stars!

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Billie Joe takes in all in, awed by the loud cheers.

Billie Joe takes in all in, awed by the loud cheers.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Bass player Mike Dirnt jumps high.

Green Day, NYC - 2009
Bass player Mike Dirnt jumps high.
Bass player Mike Dirnt jumps high.

Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

And keeps jumping all through the show.

Green Day, NYC - 2009
And keeps jumping all through the show.
And keeps jumping all through the show.

Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The band again enlisted people from the audience to play with them - the boy on bass was so good Mike gave him the bass!

Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt & Fans, NYC - 2009
The band again enlisted people from the audience to play with them - the boy on bass was so good Mike gave him the bass!
The band again enlisted people from the audience to play with them – the boy on bass was so good Mike gave him the bass!

Billie Joe Armstrong and Mike Dirnt of Green Day with fans on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Piano player Jason Freese plays sax as well.

Piano player Jason Freese plays sax as well.

Jason Freese and Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Not all the fans sounded as good as they looked.

Billie Joe Armstrong & Fan, NYC - 2009
Not all the fans sounded as good as they looked.
Not all the fans sounded as good as they looked.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day with fan on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The crowd roars for more!

Billie Joe Armstrong, NYC - 2009
The crowd roars for more!
The crowd roars for more!

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Billie Joe - A singer with heart!

Billie Joe – A singer with heart!

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

And a rockin' guitar!

And a rockin’ guitar!

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Mike Dirnt keeps the beat going strong.

Mike Dirnt, NYC - 2009
Mike Dirnt keeps the beat going strong.
Mike Dirnt keeps the beat going strong.

Mike Dirnt of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

The confetti flys as the show comes to a close.

Billie Joe Armstrong, NYC - 2009
The confetti flys as the show comes to a close.
The confetti flys as the show comes to a close.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day on stage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Adrienne and Billie Joe hang with New York rocker Jesse Malin backstage after the show.

Adrienne and Billie Joe hang with New York rocker Jesse Malin backstage after the show.

(L-R) Adrienne Armstrong, Billie Joe Armstrong and Jesse Malin backstage at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com

Billie Joe shares a laugh with Green Day Manager Pat Magnarella.

Billie Joe Armstrong & Pat Magnarella, NYC - 2009
Billie Joe shares a laugh with Green Day Manager Pat Magnarella.
Billie Joe shares a laugh with Green Day Manager Pat Magnarella.

Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day backstage with their manager Pat Magnarella at MSG, NYC. July 28, 2009. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: info@bobgruen.com