'No racism, no sexism, no homophobia.' Green Day brought an inclusive culture from a Berkeley punk club to the world. 11 years since first discovering it, I toured and photographed the San Francisco Bay Area's Green Day history. The locations are strikingly normal, yet loaded with meaning for any fan. I hope my photographs can serve as an archive and documentary.

The full story and more information can be found on my blog.

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​My tour is currently missing (alphabetical order): Art of Ears Studio (Kerplunk), Christie Road, Hyde Street Studios (Insomniac), Passalacqua Funeral Home, Rod’s Hickory Pit (now a gas station), Ruby Room and Stuart/Telegraph (Stuart & the Ave.). I plan to complete it in 2019 or 2020.

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© 2019 Maria Gloria Harvey

 Fine art and self portrait photographer.

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Green Day played an early show for 21st Century Breakdown here. It was one of the few times the full album was played live. At a Dookie celebration here in 2016, Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf declared February 19 Official Green Day Day in Oakland.