Young The Giant Announce 2015 Tour
Young The Giant is riding high—they sold out their North American headlining tour earlier this year—but they’re not resting on their laurels. The band is ready to start touring yet again. After a short break for the holidays, Young The Giant starts off at Higher Ground in South Burlington, VT, on February 12, and then continues through Portland, ME; Montclair, NJ; Norfolk, VA; Athens, GA (at the Higher Ground in South Burlington, VT, on February 12, and then continues through Portland, ME; Montclair, NJ; Norfolk, VA; Athens, GA (at the Georgia Theatre); Columbia, SC; Lawrence, KS; Madison, WI; Boulder, CO; Urbana, IL; Knoxville, TN; Pompano Beach, FL; and more. For you international fans, they also have a set to play on March 29 at Lollapalooza Brazil. Tickets for the tour are on sale now, so scoop some up before they sell out yet again. Visit Young The Giant’s website for more information.
Formed in Irvine, CA, in 2004, Young the Giant is made up of Sameer Gadhia, Jacob Tilley, Eric Cannata, Payam Doostzadeh, and Francoise Comtois. Originally known as The Jakes, the band was signed by Roadrunner Records in 2009 and released their eponymous debut album the year after. They’ve had three singles (their first three, to be exact) crack the top five of the U.S. alternative charts: “My Body,” “Cough Syrup,” and “It’s About Time.”