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By Scott T. Sterling

(RADIO.COM) – Bay Area punk rock icons Green Day took to their Facebook page and live stream a special show Tuesday afternoon, in support of Americares' Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

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The band is donating $100,000 to the health-focused relief and development organization, and are encouraging fans to kick in as well. As an added incentive, Green Day will broadcast a set from backstage at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Florida.

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Leaning heavily on their concept album 'American Idiot' and their latest effort 'Revolution Radio,' Green Day delivered a marathon 2 1/2 hour set Saturday night (credit: Curtis Stankalis)

"We kept seeing these terrible images of devastation coming from Texas, and we knew we had to do something to help," Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong said in a press statement. "We're encouraging fans to join us in support of Americares, a trusted organization that's on the ground providing aid."

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