Eli Young Band, the country music band from Texas, is composed of vocalist and guitarist Mike Eli, guitarist James Young, bassist Jon Jones and drummer Chris Thompson. The Eli Young Band was named after its founding members, Eli and Young. Their debut self-titled album was released in 2002. In 2005, The Eli Young Band released their second studio album, Level, on Carnival Records. Following the album’s release, the band started opening shows for Miranda Lambert, which eventually led to developing a large number of fans through their national exposure on CMT and GAC. In 2006, The Eli Young Band released a live album from their previous concerts, titled Eli Young Band Live at the Jolly Fox. The band wrote most of the material for their third album while touring and traveling and released Jet Black & Jealous in 2008. The hit single from the band’s third album, “When It Rains”, moved up and down the country music charts for 37 weeks, peaking at the number 24 position, while their song “Always the Love Songs” peaked at the number 11 position on the Billboard charts.
In 2011, The Eli Young Band released their new single “Crazy Girl” after signing to the record label Republic Nashville, then released their hit album, Life At Best later that year. In 2012, The Eli Young Band was nominated for three awards at the Academy of Country Music Awards and would later win the Song of the Year Award from the Academy of Country Music. Their song, “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” quickly hit the number one position on the Billboard charts, wen certified platinum, won a Grammy Award as well as being nominated for the Academy of Country Music Vocal Group of the Year Award and Single Record of the Year Award.
The Eli Young Band’s fifth studio album, 10,000 Towns, was released in 2013 and included their hit single “Drunk Last Night”, which reach the number one position on the country charts. In 2015, The Eli Young Band released the Turn It On EP which was accompanied by a popular music video. Don’t miss your next opportunity to see The Eli Young Band live in concert the next time they come to your town. Score with TicketCity – the place to go for The Eli Young Band tickets.
Eli Young Band World Tour – 2016
In 2015 and 2016, The Eli Young Band embarked upon a winter tour, which included concerts in Philadelphia, Orlando, Las Vegas, and Washington D.C. During The Eli Young Band’s Winter Tour, they performed a variety of their hit songs and popular fan favorites, including “Crazy Girl”, “Drunk Last Night”, When It Rains”, and many more.