YOUNG THE GIANT TEAM WITH YOUTUBE VR FOR IMMERSIVE VIDEO EXPERIENCE
“SILVERTONGUE” VR VIDEO OUT NOW – STREAMING HERE
HOME OF THE STRANGE TOUR CONTINUES THIS SUMMER WITH NEW DATES ANNOUNCED FEATURING SUPPORT FROM SPECIAL GUESTS COLD WAR KIDS AND JOYWAVE
TOUR HEADS INTO BIGGER VENUES BEGINNING AUGUST 2ND IN LOUISVILLE, KY
SOLD OUT WINTER SCHEDULE CURRENTLY UNDERWAY,
INCLUDING SERIES OF UPCOMING FESTIVAL APPEARANCES
Fueled By Ramen recording group Young The Giant has released their new YouTube VR video, “Silvertongue.” The immersive, interactive clip, filmed at the YouTube Space LA with the support of local experiential entertainment company, Two Bit Circus, was released this morning and is streaming athttps://youtu.be/gnYFL_OB7qs.
“Silvertongue” marks the latest single/video from Young The Giant’s third studio album, “,” which immediately ascended to #1 on the iTunes Store’s “Top Alternative Albums” chart and #3 on the overall “Top Albums” chart upon its release last August. The band is celebrating the album with the hugely successful Home of the Strange Tour. The trek’s recently announced summer leg begins Wednesday, August 2nd at Louisville, KY’s Palace Theater and then continues through late September (see attached itinerary). Support on all dates will come from Cold War Kids and Joywave. For complete details, please visit .
Meanwhile, Young The Giant is currently traveling North America on the winter leg of the Home of the Strange Tour, with most dates on the trek already long sold out. The band will also be performing at a number of upcoming festivals, including Guadalajara, MX’s Anagrama Festival (March 25th), San Antonio, TX’s Maverick Music Festival (April 7th), Knoxville, TN’s Rhythm ‘n’ Blooms Music Festival (April 9th), Gulf Shores, AL’s Hangout Music Fest (May 19th), and Cleveland, OH’s LaureLive (June 11th).
Young The Giant heralded “HOME OF THE STRANGE” with a number of high profile television appearances, including an outdoor concert on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! and as one of the select artists on the fall season of critically acclaimed series Live from the Artists Den, alongside Sturgill Simpson, Panic! At The Disco, and The Lumineers. The tour’s first leg saw the band performing to sold-out houses across the continent, including stops at such world famous venues as New York’s Radio City Music Hall and The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Young the Giant recently commemorated the tour with an exclusive video recap of their extraordinary 2016, streaming now at the band’s official channel.
Produced by GRAMMY® Award-winner Jeff Bhasker (Jay-Z, Kanye West, Mark Ronson, fun.) and Alex Salibian (Elle King, The Band Perry), “HOME OF THE STRANGE” includes the exceptional tracks, “,” “,” and the latest single “ .” Along with its global popular success, the album has received widespread critical applause, highlighting how the SoCal-based band – all either first generation Americans or immigrants themselves – have masterfully dealt with themes of identity, tradition, and assimilation in the modern world. Frontman Sameer Gadhia touched on these topics in an interview on and penned a thoughtful essay for . raved, “Young the Giant’s big-tent pop mirrors an openhearted optimism about the American dream. “While ‘HOME OF THE STRANGE’ doesn’t focus on the finer points of policy or directly refute rhetorical points that have been ping-ponging around the media, it does use the band’s roof-raising anthems to tackle ideas that are inherent in the immigrant and first-generation American experience.” The New York Times has praised Gadhia as “one of the great contemporary rock voices.”
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YOUNG THE GIANT
HOME OF THE STRANGE TOUR – SUMMER 2017
Special guests on select dates: Cold War Kids & Joywave
2 Louisville, KY The Louisville Palace
5 Kansas City, MO Starlight Theatre
11 Seattle, WA WaMu Theater @ CenturyLink Field
12 Vancouver, BC SeaWheeze Sunset Festival
15 Morrison, CO Red Rocks Amphitheatre
17 Albuquerque, NM Villa Hispana @ EXPO New Mexico
18 Las Vegas, NV The Pearl
19 Reno, NV Grand Theatre at The Grand Sierra Resort
20 Eugene, OR Cuthbert Amphitheatre
24 San Diego, CA CalCoast Credit Union Open Air Theatre
25 Santa Barbara, CA Santa Barbara Bowl
13 New York, NY City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage in Central Park
14 Boston, MA Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
15 Philadelphia, PA Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
16 Columbia, MD Merriweather Post Pavilion
19 Charlottesville, VA Sprint Pavilion
26 Birmingham, AL BJCC Concert Hall
28 Oklahoma City, OK The Criterion