99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1997!
That year PLR welcomed Green Day to Hartford’s Webster Theater. Green Day hit the road in 1997 to support their fifth studio album “Nimrod,” which featured such singles Hitchin’ a Ride, Good Riddance (Time of Your Life), Redundant and Nice Guys Finish Last.
Joining Green Day at the Webster Theater was special guest Superdrag.
This would be Green Day’s final club show in Connecticut. They had played two other club shows in the Hartford area prior to 1997. It would be 5 years before they’d return to Connecticut and that show in 2002 took place at The XFINITY Theater.
Special Guest: Superdrag
Monday November 17, 1997
The Webster Theater in Hartford, Connecticut
Ticket Price: $17.50
Band Lineup: Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals/guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tre Cool (drums)
- Going to Pasalacqua
- Welcome To Paradise
- Geek Stink Breath
- Nice Guys Finish Last
- Hitchin’ A Ride
- The Grouch
- 2000 Light Years Away
- Brain Stew
- Knowledge (Operation Ivy cover)
- Basket Case
- Peter Lanterns
- Scattered (encore)
- Prosthetic Head (encore)
- When I Come Around (encore / followed by stage destruction)
- Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life) (encore)
Give a listen to the audio from Green Day’s 1997 show at the Webster Theater
Check out these live clips of Green Day in 1997