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    Thu, 17 May 2012 11:37:49

    Green Day + Neil Young Set for Voodoo Experience in New Orleans - It takes place in October

    Green Day Photos

    • Green Day - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 20: Frontman, lead guitarist and songwriter of US punk rock band Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong plays to packed out pub on February 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Green Day, in Australia on the Soundwave Festival tour decided last minute to do a pub show at the Captain Cook Hotel in Surry Hills, Sydney. Playing on mostly borrowed gear, Green Day played to an intimate crowd.
    • Green Day - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 20: Mike Dirnt, bassist and back-up vocalist with US punk rock band, Green Day, plays to packed out pub on February 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Green Day, in Australia on the Soundwave Festival tour decided last minute to do a pub show at the Captain Cook Hotel in Surry Hills, Sydney. Playing on mostly borrowed gear, Green Day played to an intimate crowd.
    • Green Day - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 20: Frontman, lead guitarist and songwriter of US punk rock band Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong plays to packed out pub on February 20, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Green Day, in Australia on the Soundwave Festival tour decided last minute to do a pub show at the Captain Cook Hotel in Surry Hills, Sydney. Playing on mostly borrowed gear, Green Day played to an intimate crowd.

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    Green Day will once again headline THE VOODOO MUSIC AND ARTS EXPERIENCE PRESENTED BY STEPHEN REHAGE. The Grammy Award-winning trio last performed at VOODOO in 2004; their most recent appearance in New Orleans was at the historic re-opening of the Louisiana Superdome in September 2006.

    Fellow headliners Neil Young & Crazy Horse will also lead the 2012 VOODOO line-up which once again features artists from a variety of musical genres, while also reflecting the cultural gumbo that defines this historic and beloved American city. The preliminary line-up also includes: Skrillex; Justice; Tomahawk; Say Anything; Bootsy Collins; Gary Clark, Jr.; and Preservation Hall Jazz Band. VOODOO’s full line-up of 150 acts will be unveiled in the coming months.

    Celebrated as one of America’s most eclectic festivals and the final musical event of the annual U.S. music festival season, this year’s VOODOO--Friday, Oct. 26, Saturday, Oct. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 28--will mark its 14th consecutive year.

    Excitingly, new to this year’s annual musical celebration is on-site camping. A longtime tradition at the most renowned music festivals around the world, this is the first time it will be offered to VOODOO attendees. The inaugural camping experience will offer festival goers the chance to sleep under the stars amidst two hundred year old oak trees, picturesque lagoons and waterways of New Orleans’ historic City Park and located just steps away from the entrance to the annual Halloween weekend music celebration. Camping options range from general tent camping with basic amenities to a luxurious all-encompassing camping experience, where concertgoers can arrive to move-in-ready 10x13 safari style tents complete with cots, bedding and pillows along with exclusive VIP access throughout the VOODOO weekend. All details on the various VOODOO camping options, rules, regulations and FAQs can be found at the website.

    Tickets for the 2012 VOODOO are available now via www.thevoodooexperience.com utilizing Elevate’s easy online shopping experience--with helpful customer service--that allows buyers to print their own tickets. Ticket prices (as of May 15) are as follows: three-day weekend GA tickets are $175; LOA Lounge VIP three-day pass are $500 and LOA Lounge VIP three-day pass with parking are $550. More information about the 2012 VOODOO can also be found at www.thevoodooexperience.com. 2012 VOODOO partners include Bud Light, Toyota, Garnier Fructis, Red Bull and Fuse TV.

    Who is going to the Voodoo fest?

    —Katie Sheehan
    05.17.12



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