Green Day teams with Gang Green in Jets' opener

Friday, August 13, 2010 - 3:59pm

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Gang Green and Green Day are ready to play together.

The New York Jets said Friday the band will play during their regular-season opener Sept. 13. The Jets face the Baltimore Ravens in the Monday night game at New Meadowlands Stadium.

Green Day will perform "Last of the American Girls" with the Broadway cast of the Tony Award-winning rock musical "American Idiot." The halftime show will finish with fireworks.

The guitarist Slash and Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger will play during a tailgate concert outside the stadium. Scherzinger will sing the national anthem.

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AP PHOTO - Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day performs during the fifth annual concert festival at Lollapalooza in Grant Park Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010., in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)


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