Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong is certainly one of the most popular singers of all time. Green Day has defined a generation of fans who grew up understanding what is right from wrong and standing up for their beliefs. It seems the band recently took a stand as well.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine recently has shook the world as tensions continue to rise. The invasion has already resulted in numerous casualties from both sides. Due to this, numerous artists have protested against Russia.
Green Day took to their Instagram story and announced that they have canceled their upcoming show in Moscow as a form of protest for Russia’s current invasion of Ukraine. The show was originally set to take place on May 29 at Spartak Stadium.
“With heavy hearts, in light of current events we feel it is necessary to cancel our upcoming show in Moscow at Spartak Stadium. We are aware that this moment is not about stadium rock shows, it’s much bigger than that. But we also know that rock and roll is forever and we feel confident there will be a time and a place for us to return in the future. Refunds available at the point of purchase. Stay safe.”
The indie band, AJR, has also canceled their upcoming performances in Russia. It remains to be seen whether more bands will boycott Russia as a form of protest as well.
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