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Some of us don’t have the privilege of littering the nighttime streets of Denver for New Year’s Eve. We could be short on cash, don’t have a sitter sitter, a lack of planning or a combination of all. Don’t fret, the booze is much cheaper at your house. Trust me. Who needs amateur hour when you have Carson Daly and Ryan Seacrest to ring in the new year? So, relax and enjoy the festivities from your own abode with the help of Reverb’s New Year’s Eve 2012 TV guide.
All the television commercials billed Sunday night’s 52nd annual Grammy Awards as “ladies night.” And for once, the advertising was right.
Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day greeted a nearly sold-out crowd Saturday night at the Pepsi Center — a far cry from the band’s start in California’s garage-punk scene. Photo by John Leyba. It’s a long way from $4-a-head basement shows in Oakland, Calif., to a multi-trailer world stadium tour, especially for a trio of proudly idiotic punk kid-grownups. But three chords and a chorus can get you a headlining gig at one of the biggest venues in town if you know how to swing.