Young The Giant Invade Canada This Summer
PERFORMING TWO SONGS ON THE TODAY SHOW MAY 22, 2012
PLAYING OTTAWA BLUESFEST, EDGEFEST, OSHEAGA, X-FEST AND SONIC BOOM
NEW YORK, NY (May 4, 2012) –Young The Giant will make their first appearance on early morning television when they perform on the Today Show Tuesday, May 22, 2012. The band will perform “Cough Syrup” and “Apartment.” Fans who come to the show will be able to see and hear the band from outside.
It’s been an amazing year so far for Young The Giant who recently concluded their 46-date sold out headline tour on April 7th playing to over 70,000 people across North America. Their 5,000 seat Central Park Summerstage show Monday, July 16, 2012 just sold out.
The band has swept the country with their electrifying live shows which has garnered praise from coast to coast. Rolling Stone called lead singer, Sameer Gadhia “Bono-rific” while Time Out New York said, “The outfit’s breezy melodies and hooky guitar riffs will make you want to alternate between blissful dancing and crowd-surfing…”
Recently, Young The Giant premiered the new video for their song “Apartment” on MTV, MTV2, MTV Hits, mtvU, and on the home page of MTV.com. Their hit single “Cough Syrup” was featured in the opening scene of the winter finale of GLEE episode 314 entitled “On My Way” February 21 on FOX.
Young The Giant’s first single, “My Body,” peaked in Canada at #1 on the BDS Album Rock Chart as well as #2 on both Alternative and Active Rock Mediabase reporting charts. Second single, “Cough Syrup,” reached #3 on the BDS Album Rock Chart and #5 on the Mediabase Alternative Chart.
Tour dates are listed below.
5/19/2012 Party In The Park Atlanta, GA
5/20/2012 Hangout Beach Music Festival Gulf Shores, AL
5/26/2012 Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan Of
Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
6/2/2012-6/3/2012 Free Press Summer Fest Houston, TX
6/5/2012 The Cotillion Wichita, KS
6/6/2012 Diamond Ballroom Oklahoma City, OK
6/7/2012 Minglewood Hall Memphis, TN
6/8/2012-6/10/2012 Bonnaroo Music Festival Manchester, TN
7/5/2012 Summerfest Milwaukee, WI
7/6/2012 Kansas City Power And Light District Kansas City, MO
7/10/2012 Egyptian Room at Murat Center Indianapolis, IN
7/13/2012 RBC Royal Bank Ottawa Bluesfest Ottawa, ONT
7/14/2012 Edgefest 2012 Toronto, ON
7/16/2012 Central Park Summerstage New York, NY – SOLD OUT
7/17/2012 The Dome Wallingford, CT
7/20/2012 Power Plant Live Baltimore, MD
7/21/2012 Firefly Music Festival Dover, DE
7/22/2012 OC Fair @ The Pacific Amphitheatre Costa Mesa, CA
8/3/2012 Musikfest Bethlehem, PA
8/4/2012 OSHEAGA Montreal, QUE
9/1/2012 Calgary X-Fest Calgary, ALB
9/2/2012 Sonic Boom Festival Edmonton, ALB