Review + Photos: Green Day at the Oakland Coliseum

Green Day (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Two years ago, I injured my knee screaming “Basket Case” at a karaoke party. The lingering injury is just one of countless ways Green Day has [...]

By |August 7, 2017|1 Comment
  • Green Day at Not So Silent Night 2016, by SarahJayn Kemp
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    Photos + Review: Green Day breathe life into Night 2 of Not So Silent Night

Photos + Review: Green Day breathe life into Night 2 of Not So Silent Night

Green Day (photo: SarahJayn Kemp)

Review & Photos by SarahJayn Kemp

The final night of Live 105’s Not So Silent Night was a packed event with supporting acts Day Wave, K. Flay, Phantogram, [...]

By |December 13, 2016|Comments Off on Photos + Review: Green Day breathe life into Night 2 of Not So Silent Night
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    Review: UnderCover Presents’ Green Day’s “Dookie” at The Fox Theater

Review: UnderCover Presents’ Green Day’s “Dookie” at The Fox Theater

For those unfamiliar with the concept of Undercover Presents, you may get a little overwhelmed at one of their shows. Their thesis (I guess) is that music is a [...]

By |February 22, 2016|Comments Off on Review: UnderCover Presents’ Green Day’s “Dookie” at The Fox Theater
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    Bay pays tribute to Green Day’s ‘Dookie’ at 924 Gilman benefit

Bay pays tribute to Green Day’s ‘Dookie’ at 924 Gilman benefit

Since 1989, Jesse Townley has played in numerous East Bay punk bands, such as Blatz, The Gr'ups, The Criminals, and The Frisk. The first time that Townley — known [...]

By |February 11, 2016|Comments Off on Bay pays tribute to Green Day’s ‘Dookie’ at 924 Gilman benefit
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    A Wasteland I Like to Call My Home: Discovering Dookie a Decade Late

A Wasteland I Like to Call My Home: Discovering Dookie a Decade Late

I was nine when I heard my first curse word in music. I had kept a mental catalogue of all the words my mom castigated my dad for saying [...]

By |January 21, 2016|Comments Off on A Wasteland I Like to Call My Home: Discovering Dookie a Decade Late