Green Day’s Hurricane Harvey relief concert raises $150,000-plus


Green Day is stepping in to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts by streaming a benefit concert live on Facebook.

On Tuesday, the band will perform live via its Facebook page, starting at 4pm ET, and viewers will be able to donate to Americares online or via text.

The band has been on tour supporting its latest album, Revolution Radio, and is scheduled to play Tampa, Florida, Tuesday night. Green Day joins the ever-growing list of musicians and entertainers who have helped out with relief efforts.

You can watch Green Day’s Harvey relief benefit concert here.

Update 12:48pm CT, Sept. 6Green Day raised close to $150,000 for Americares, and performed a handful of classic songs from a rehearsal space in Tampa. The set starts around the 25-minute mark.

Green Day Hurricane Harvey Relief Facebook Live

It's time to band together & help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Watch us on Facebook Live & help us raise money for Americares to support their Harvey relief efforts. Donate now using the button below.

Posted by Green Day on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

H/T Spin

Audra Schroeder

Audra Schroeder

Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.