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Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy announce “Hella Mega Tour”

The massive stadium tour launches in June 2020

Weezer (photo by Ben Kaye), Green Day (photo by Heather Kaplan), and Fall Out Boy (photo by Philip Cosores)
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    It’s official: Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy are coming together for a collaborative tour.

    The “Hella Mega Tour” launches in June with a leg of European and UK shows, followed in July and August with dates across North America. The itinerary consists primarily of ballpark shows across the US, including dates at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Wrigley Field in Chicago, Citi Field in New York, and Fenway Park in Boston.

    Tickets to these dates go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, September 20th at Ticketmaster. According to a press release, additional shows will be announced in the near future.

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    As a preview of what’s to come, Green Day, Weezer, and Fall Out Boy will perform an intimate show at the Whiskey A Go Go in Los Angeles later tonight (September 10th). What’s more, all three bands will take a turn playing Jimmy Kimmel Live, beginning tonight with an appearance from Weezer. Fall Out Boy will follow on Wednesday and Green Day will hit the stage on Thursday.

    To coincide with the tour’s announcement, Green Day and Weezer have also announced the release of new albums. Green Day’s 13th LP, Father Of All…, is due out on February 7th, 2020 and is being previewed today with the album’s title track/first single. Weezer, meanwhile, will release their latest album, Van Weezer, in May 2020; take a listen to its first single, “The End of the Game”. As for Fall Out Boy, they’re putting out a new compilation record, Greatest Hits: Believes Never Die – Volume Two, on November 15th. The collection includes a new song called “Dear Future Self (Hands Up”).

    See the full itinerary below, and find tickets to all of the upcoming dates here.

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    Hella Mega Tour Dates:
    06/13 – Paris, FR @ Paris La Defense Arena
    06/14 – Groningen, NL @ Stadspark
    06/17 – Antwerp, BE @ Sportpaleis
    06/21 – Vienna, AT @ Ernst-Happel Stadion
    06/24 – Glasgow, UK @ Bellahouston Park
    06/26 – London, UK @ London Stadium
    06/27 – Huddersfield, UK @ John Smith’s Stadium
    06/29 – Dublin, IE @ RDS Stadium
    07/17 – Seattle, WA @ T-Mobile Park
    07/21 – San Francisco, CA @ Oracle Park
    07/24 – San Diego, CA @ Petco Park
    07/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ Dodger Stadium
    07/28 – Commerce City, CO @ Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
    07/31 – Dallas, TX @ Globe Life Field
    08/01 – Houston, TX @ Minute Maid Park
    08/05 – Miami Beach, FL @ Hard Rock Stadium
    08/06 – Jacksonville, FL @ TIAA Bank Field
    08/08 – Atlanta, GA @ SunTrust Park
    08/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Field
    08/13 – Chicago, IL @ Wrigley Field
    08/15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PNC Park
    08/16 – Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium
    08/19 – Detroit, MI @ Comerica Park
    08/21 – Washington, DC @ Nationals Park
    08/22 – New York, NY @ Citi Field
    08/24 – Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre
    08/27 – Boston, MA @ Fenway Park
    08/29 – Philadelphia, PA @ Citizens Bank Park

    Each band released a video announcing the tour. Green Day superimposed the faces of Billie Joe Armstrong, Rivers Cuomo, and Pete Wentz onto characters from Anchorman; Fall Out Boy recruited Ric Flair; and Weezer’s video featured an alien wearing a beanie.

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    https://consequence.net/2019/09/green-day-weezer-fall-out-boy-announce-hella-mega-tour/

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