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· Toddstar on November 16 2011 00:42:58
Tour News


“Cough Syrup” #2 At Alternative Radio

NEW YORK, NY (November 15, 2011)
– Fresh off the heels of a stellar MTV Unplugged performance,  Young The Giant today announced dates for their 2012 headline tour.  The tour will begin in San Diego on February 10, 2012 and will go through mid-April.  More dates will be announced soon.

Young The Giant has enjoyed tremendous success this year with two hit songs, “My Body” and “Cough Syrup,” massive critical acclaim, and have played the main stages at some of the biggest festivals in the world including the main stage at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits and Sasquatch to name a few.  Their second single, “Cough Syrup” is currently #2 at Alternative radio.   Their first single, “My Body” rocketed to the #4 spot on the alternative chart while the band performed the song live at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. Young the Giant also graced the MTV Unplugged stage which aired this past Wednesday, November 9, 2011 on  The band performed selections from their self-titled debut album, as well as a cover song, “Empire Ants” by Gorillaz.

Feb-10          San Diego, CA - Soma (+)
Feb-15          Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre (+)
Feb-16          Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom (+)
Feb-18          Denver, CO - Ogden (+)
Feb-20          Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theatre (+)
Feb-21          Milwaukee, WI - Rave II
Feb-23          Chicago, IL - Metro (+)
Feb-24          Covington, KY - Madison Theatre
Feb-25          Columbus, OH - Newport Music Hall (+)
Feb-26          Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom (+)
Feb-28          Detroit, MI - Magic Stick (+)
Mar-01          Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theatre(+)
Mar-02          Ottawa, ON - Ritual Nightclub (+)
Mar-03          Montreal, QC - Cabaret-Mile End (+)
Mar-04          Quebec City, QC - Le Cercle (+)
Mar-06          Burlington, VT - Higher Ground ( ! )
Mar-08          Boston, MA - House of Blues ( ! )
Mar-09          New York, NY - Terminal 5 ( ! )
Mar-10          Philadelphia, PA - Electric Factory ( ! )
Mar-11          Washington, DC - 9:30 Club( ! )
Mar-15          Atlanta, GA - Center Stage ( ! )
Mar-18          Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room ( ! )
Mar-20          New Orleans, LA - House of Blues ( ! )
Mar-22          Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's ( ! )
Mar-23          Dallas, TX - Prophet Bar ( ! )
Mar-24          Austin, TX - Stubb's BBQ ( ! )
Mar-27          Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballrom ( ! )
Mar-29          St. Louis, MO - Gargoyle( ! )
Mar-30          Kansas City, MO - The Midland ( ! )
Mar-31          Des Moines, IA - People's Court ( ! )
Apr-03          Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue ( ! )

(+) = w/Special Guest WALK THE MOON
( ! ) = w/Special Guest GROUPLOVE

Nov-30     Providence, RI - WBRU's 42nd Birthday Bash @ Lupos
Dec-01     Norfolk, VA - 96X Winter Meltdown @ The Ted
Dec-03     Tampa, FL - 97X Next Big Thing @ 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
Dec-04     Jacksonville, FL - X1029 THE BIG TICKET @ Jacksonville Metro Park
Dec-05     Portland, OR - SOLD OUT 94.7 December to Remember @ Crystal Ballroom
Dec-07     Seattle, WA - 107.7 The End Deck The Hall Ball @ Key Arena
Dec-16     Santa Ana, CA - SOLD OUT Hometown Holiday Show @ Galaxy Theatre
Dec-17     Santa Ana, CA - Hometown Holiday Show @ Galaxy Theatre

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