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Young The Giant Central Park Sold Out / Today Show Performance
· Toddstar on May 04 2012 23:40:00
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PERFORMING TWO SONGS ON THE TODAY SHOW MAY 22, 2012

JULY 16, 2012 CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE SHOW IS NOW SOLD OUT!

PLAYING BONNAROO, HANGOUT MUSIC FESTIVAL, OSHEAGA AND MORE THIS SPRING AND SUMMER



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 at #4 on the alternative chart while their second single, “Cough Syrup,” reached #2 on the alternative chart; “Apartment,” Young The Giant’s third single is continuing along the same path as it climbs up the charts.  Hear them perform these songs and more as they continue to play shows throughout the country this spring and summer.  Tour dates are listed below.

TOUR DATES:
5/19/2012                    Party In The Park - Atlanta, GA
5/20/2012                    Hangout Beach Music Festival - Gulf Shores, AL
5/26/2012                    The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV
6/02/2012-6/03/2012    Free Press Summer Fest - Houston, TX
6/05/2012                    The Cotillion - Wichita, KS
6/06/2012                    Diamond Ballroom - Oklahoma City, OK
6/07/2012                    Minglewood Hall - Memphis, TN
6/08/2012-6/10/2012    Bonnaroo Music Festival - Manchester, TN
7/05/2012                    Summerfest - Milwaukee, WI
7/06/2012                    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
8/03/2012                    Musikfest - Bethlehem, PA
8/04/2012                    OSHEAGA - Montreal, QUE
9/01/2012                    Calgary X-Fest - Calgary, ALB
9/02/2012                    Sonic Boom Festival - Edmonton, ALB

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