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U2, Green Day: It'll be super

September 15, 2006|Geoff Boucher

U2 and Green Day will perform together at the reopening of the Louisiana Superdome on Nov. 25.

The bands will team up during pre-game festivities for a Monday Night Football match between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons that will bring sports back to the vast venue that became a shelter for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

The Grammy-winning rock bands will perform "The Saints Are Coming," a 1978 song by the Skids, a Scottish punk band. They recorded the song together as part of their involvement in Music Rising, a charity campaign to replace musical instruments destroyed during Katrina.

For The Record
Los Angeles Times Saturday September 16, 2006 Home Edition Main News Part A Page 2 National Desk 0 inches; 33 words Type of Material: Correction
Louisiana Superdome: A Quick Takes item in Friday's Calendar said U2 and Green Day would perform together at the reopening of the Louisiana Superdome on Nov. 25. The reopening is on Sept. 25.

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