Billie Joe Armstrong Invites a Green-Haired Woman From the Audience Play Guitar With Green Day

Green Day Audience Guitarist

During a hometown show in August 2017, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong invited a green and blue haired woman named Maddie Gruber from an Oakland, California audience to come up onstage and play guitar during the song “Knowledge“. After offering a quick lesson, Armstrong handed Gruber a guitar and she more than held her own with the band. Once the song ended, Armstrong gave her a hug and told her that the guitar was hers to keep.

Here’s an original song from Maddie Gruber entitled “Allegory of Humanity” from her album Q.E.D..

Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.