Green Day invite 11-year-old fan onstage for cover of Operation Ivy’s Knowledge during Hella Mega Tour

(from left): Billie Joe Armstrong, Tré Cool and 11-year-old Meyer onstage with Green Day
(Image credit: Jim Powers/YouTube)

With the return of live music comes the return of everyone’s favorite gig stories: heartwarming tales of talented youngsters taking the stage alongside their electric guitar heroes in front of packed venues to wow attendees with their effortless chops and rock-star-in-the-making stage presence.

After seeing Lauren join Foo Fighters for a rendition of Monkey Wrench, Green Day have now got in on the action, inviting young guitar prodigy Meyer – who, according to a Reddit post, is only 11 years old – onstage during a recent Hella Mega Tour concert .

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.