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Green Day to Headline CFL Twisted Tea Grey Cup Halftime Show

The Canadian Football League (CFL) has announced, Green Day will headline the Twisted Tea Grey Cup Halftime Show for the 110th Grey Cup.



Green Day, photo by Ken Schles

The Canadian Football League (CFL) has announced that Green Day – one of the most recognizable and influential punk rock bands in the world – will headline the Twisted Tea Grey Cup Halftime Show for the 110th Grey Cup at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton on Sunday, November 19.

Says the band:

“You better be ready because we’re about to turn the Grey Cup green and into the loudest f****** night in CFL history!”

Since the meteoric success of their 1994 album Dookie, Green Day has claimed their place as the indisputable trailblazers of punk rock. With more than 75 million records sold, 5 Grammy Awards, and a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Green Day has remained at the forefront of the punk rock scene and inspired countless new artists. From the genre-defining American Idiot to selling out stadiums around the Globe, Green Day sole-handedly keeps punk rock alive while providing razor-sharp social commentary.

The 110th Grey Cup marks the third year in which Twisted Tea – the Official ‘Ready-to-drink’ beverage of the CFL and Grey Cup – has perfectly paired music and sport at the Grey Cup to the delight of Canadian football fans from coast-to-coast-to-coast.


“Like so many Canadians, we have the Grey Cup circled in our calendars every year,” said Mike Masters of Moosehead Breweries, which markets and distributes Twisted Tea in Canada. “Presenting the Twisted Tea Grey Cup Halftime Show and playing a part in entertaining and exciting so many people is a dream come true. We can’t wait to see what Green Day has in store for Hamilton.”

The 2023 Grey Cup Festival will celebrate the 110th Grey Cup in Hamilton and include over 40 events that promise to captivate football fans, music lovers, athletes and families alike. It will feature events organized by various community organizations, such as Sonic Unyon (Supercrawl), Around the Bay and Hamilton Santa Claus Parade, among others that are contributing to building a contemporary Hamilton.

The Built in the Hammer Grey Cup Music Festival will run from November 16-19 and feature both free and ticketed events with different programming each night, including Thursday night at OLG Stage in Niagara Falls, Friday night headlined by Carrie Underwood at FirstOntario Centre, Saturday night at FirstOntario Centre and Sunday’s Neighbourhood Block Party before the Grey Cup game at Tim Hortons Field. Fan Central on James St. will also feature plenty of live music Thursday-Saturday, curated by ‘SuperCrawl’, Hamilton’s famous arts and indie music festival.

Green Day CFL Half Time show flyer

Green Day CFL Half Time show flyer

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