Young The Giant Add More Tour Dates

12/07/2011
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Roadrunner sent over word that Young The Giant have announced additional dates for their 2012 headline tour which now begins in San Francisco on February 9, 2012 and will go through early April.

The band has been taking the world by storm with their explosive live shows, gaining fans in every corner of the world and because of overwhelming demand in several markets, shows are moving to larger venues and in some instances second nights have been added.

Stubbs in Austin sold out in a day, a second show has been added and Terminal 5 in New York sold out in less than five days.

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 #4 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 November 9, 2011 on MTV.com. The band performed selections from their self-titled debut album, as well as a cover song, "Empire Ants" by Gorillaz.

2012 Headline Dates As Follows
(+) = w/Special Guest Walk The Moon
( ! ) = w/Special Guest Grouplove

Thu-Feb -09 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore (+)
Fri-Feb-10 San Diego, CA Soma (+)
Sat-Feb-11 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern (+)
Wed-Feb-15 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre (+)
Thu-Feb-16 Phoenix, AZ Crescent Ballroom (+) SOLD OUT
Fri-Feb-17 Phoenix, AZ Cresent Ballroom (+) 2nd night just added
Sat-Feb-18 Denver, CO Ogden (+)
Mon-Feb-20 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theatre (+)
Tue-Feb-21 Milwaukee, WI Rave Balroom (+)
Thu-Feb-23 Chicago, IL The Riviera (+) moves from SOLD OUT Metro
Fri-Feb-24 Covington, KY Madison Theatre (+)
Sat-Feb-25 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall (+)
Sun-Feb-26 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom (+)
Tue-Feb-28 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre (+) - moves from SOLD OUT Magic Stick
Thu-Mar-01 Toronto, ON Sound Academy(+) - moves from SOLD OUT Phoenix Concert Theatre
Fri-Mar-02 Ottawa, ON The Bronson Centre (+) moves from SOLD OUT Ritual Nightclub
Sat-Mar-03 Montreal, QC Cabaret-Mile End (+)
Sun-Mar-04 Quebec City, QC Le Cercle (+)
Tue-Mar-06 Burlington, VT Higher Ground ( ! )
Thu-Mar-08 Boston, MA House of Blues ( ! )
Fri-Mar-09 New York, NY Terminal 5 ( ! ) SOLD OUT
Sat-Mar-10 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory ( ! ) SOLD OUT
Sun-Mar-11 Washington, DC 9:30 Club( ! ) SOLD OUT
Thu-Mar-15 Atlanta, GA Center Stage ( ! ) SOLD OUT
Fri-Mar-16 Jacksonville, FL Freebird Live ( ! )
Sat-Mar-17 Tampa, FL Ritz Ybor ( ! )
Sun-Mar-18 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Culture Room ( ! )
Tue-Mar-20 New Orleans, LA House of Blues ( ! )
Thu-Mar-22 Houston, TX Warehouse Live ( ! ) moves from SOLD OUT Fitzgerald's
Fri-Mar-23 Dallas, TX Prophet Bar ( ! )
Sat-Mar-24 Austin, TX Stubb's BBQ ( ! ) SOLD OUT
Sat-Mar-25 Austin, TX Stubb's BBQ ( ! ) Second Night Added
Tue-Mar-27 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom ( ! )
Thu-Mar-29 St. Louis, MO Pageant ( ! ) moves from Gargoyle
Fri-Mar-30 Kansas City, MO The Midland ( ! )
Sat-Mar-31 Des Moines, IA People's Court ( ! )
Tue-Apr-03 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue ( ! )
Thur-Apr-05 Portland, OR Roseland Theater ( ! )
Fri-Apr-06 Portland, OR Roseland Theater ( ! )
Sat-Apr-07 Seattle, WA Moore Theatre ( ! )

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