Coachella | April 18, 2014

Weekend 2 of Coachella was something different, that’s for sure. The band was joined by Billie Joe Armstrong, playing in at times for Paul, who spent part of the show either stretched out or sitting on a couch on stage. Paul walked out with a cane and was dealing with back problems, which have cropped up and affected other shows as far back (no pun) as 193.

Billie Joe also appeared to have donned Paul’s outfit for the night. He and the other band members wore matching (and hep) checked suits, while Paul wore green pants, jacket and t-shirt. Here is the opening number, “I Will Dare”. Paul says “We’re the world’s greatest Replacements cover band, we are The Cements”:

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong joins The Replacements during second Coachella set – Slicing Up Eyeballs
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong joins The Replacements for Coachella – Consequence of Sound
Coachella: Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Joins The Replacements (for a Night) – The Hollywood Reporter

 

 

“Left of the Dial”, with Paul up off the couch.

Setlist

I Will Dare | Nowhere Is My Home | Another Girl, Another Planet | I’m in Trouble* | Kiss Me on the Bus* | Achin’ to Be* | Color Me Impressed* | Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out | I’ll Be You | Bastards of Young | I Don’t Know | Psychopharmacology | Left of the Dial | Alex Chilton
Encore:
Can’t Hardly Wait | I.O.U.

*Billie Joe Armstrong on vocals


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