Eli Young Band

Eli Young Band



Eli Young Band is an American country music band composed of members who met while students at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas: Mike Eli (vocals, guitar), James Young (guitar), Jon Jones (bass guitar), and Chris Thompson (drums). They released their self-titled debut album in 2002, followed by the Carnival records release Level in 2005. Their third album, Jet Black & Jealous," was released in 2008 by Universal South Records. A second major-label album, Life at Best," was released in 2011 by Republic Nashville, with 10,000 Towns following in early 2014. The band has charted eight times on the Billboard country charts, with three of their singles having reached number 1: "Crazy Girl," which was the top country song of 2011 according to Billboard Year-End, along with "Even If It Breaks Your Heart" and "Drunk Last Night."



Fingerprints is the sixth studio album by American country music ensemble Eli Young Band.
Fingerprints is a song by musical group Eli Young Band, released on May 19, 2017.
Never Again
Never Again is a song by musical group Eli Young Band, released on April 28, 2017.
10,000 Towns
10,000 Towns is the fifth studio album by American country music group Eli Young Band.

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Rockin' Rodeo announces April closure due to pending property sale
  –  March 1, 2018
Surrounded by guitars of those who’ve played there, Banks rattled off a list of big name acts: Josh Abbott, Casey Donahew, Brantley Gilbert, Cody Canada, Ryan Bingham, the Eli Young Band. “We’ve gotten lucky and struck gold a couple of times,” he said.
Eli Young Band to play at Cone Denim Entertainment Center in Greensboro
  –  March 1, 2018
If you try to classify the Eli Young Band’s music, it might be best to say it falls somewhere between the Nashville country and the Texas/red dirt genres. And that’s fine with Young, who says the band’s only goal from its start 17 years ago was to ...
The Top Tickets: Tickets for area concerts
  –  March 1, 2018
8 p.m. $20-$35. The Doobie Brothers, April 21. 8 p.m. $55-$70. Foreigner, April 26. 8 p.m. On sale March 7. The Eli Young Band, April 28. 8 p.m. On sale Feb. 28. Tom Jones, May 19. 8 p.m. $85-$95. Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot, June 14. 8 p.m. $40-$55.
Like A Rolling Stone: Learning to Love the Bakersfield Sound
  –  February 28, 2018
Contemporary country music stars take over my Snapchat feed when they make a stop in town, and there is always that friend who insists upon listening to Thomas Rhett or Eli Young Band during every car ride. I found almost no redeeming qualities about the ...
Here are our top picks for this year's Cherry Blossom events
  –  February 28, 2018
The event is free. The street party will start at 4 p.m.on Cotton Avenue and Poplar Street. The gates will open at 3 p.m. and have performances from Chaka Khan, the Eli Young Band, Booker T. Jones and David Nail. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 that day.
Our picks for 2018's best spring festivals happening in Orlando
  –  February 28, 2018
Look for limited-time Latin-inspired menus on March 31-April 15, plus performances by Huey Lewis & the News (March 3), Daughtry (March 10) and the Eli Young Band (March 25). Quickly becoming the premier music festival in Florida, this year's Okeechobee ...
Missions announce Fourth of July concert
  –  February 27, 2018
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Missions are excited to announce that Eli Young Band will be performing at Wolff Stadium for the H-E-B Fourth of July Extravaganza presented by Budweiser, Twin Peaks and Grunt Style. Eli Young Band will be joining an ...
CALENDAR: Find humor, First Fridays, home improvement and more in Richmond Feb. 25-March 3
  –  February 24, 2018
$18-$36. www.modlin.richmond.edu. Texas country-rock quartet Eli Young Band, 8 p.m. at The National, 708 E. Broad St. Richmond’s Paolo Franco & the Freightliners open. $23.50-$26. www.thenationalva.com. Richmond jazz icons Plunky & Oneness hold an album ...
This week in music: Cupcakke, Texas songwriters, Austin Music Awards
  –  February 23, 2018
the Eli Young Band and Chris Newbury. The four honorees will join a group of past inductees that has included Willie Nelson, Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Lyle Lovett and Cindy Walker. $75-$250. 7:30 p.m. 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org. — P.B ...
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
  –  February 22, 2018
The commemorative concert is set to include performances by Eric Church, Bob Schneider, Joe Ely, Eli Young Band, and many more. Select tickets still available.
Temecula Road to perform National Anthem and pre-race concert before Auto Club Speedway XFINITY race
  –  February 22, 2018
Temecula Road‪ has opened for Martina McBride, Josh Turner, Joe Nichols, Sara Evans, Eli Young Band and Love And Theft and joined Jessie James Decker on a nationwide, sold out tour. Their covers have earned praise from Carrie Underwood, Brett Eldredge ...
SeaWorld uses food, concerts as bait for Seven Seas Food Festival
  –  February 21, 2018
Three of the March dates have not yet been announced, but the lineup currently includes Huey Lewis and the News, Chris Young, Daughtry, Hanson and the Eli Young Band. A dozen culinary markets offer various tastes, from Asian to Brazilian to the Pacific ...
Blues guitarist Leroy Miller playing Pub show, Cold Hard Cash, Reckless Kelly return
  –  February 20, 2018
Since the formation, they have performed on hundreds of stages often sharing them with a diverse variety of artists such as as Darryl Worley, John Anderson, Eric Church, Charlie Daniels, Lonestar, Eddie Money, Eli Young Band, Los Lobos, James Hunnicutt ...
Eli Young Band, chart-topping country band, to play GameChangerWorldPa in Upper Macungie
  –  February 20, 2018
The musical act that had the top Country song of 2011 and the Academy of Country Music Song of the Year in 2012 will play a local show, it had been announced. Eli Young Band, which has had three platinum and two gold hits in its 17-year career, will ...
PETA Calls Out SeaWorld Performers Daughtry, Eli Young Band and More for Supporting Animal Abuse
  –  February 14, 2018
SeaWorld has endured a scandalous few years, but the problems show no signs of stopping. The company recently announced the line-up for their Seven Seas Food Festival, which will be hosted across multiple parks. Among the musicians slated to perform at ...

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