YOUNG THE GIANT AND FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS
TO CO-HEADLINE AT DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS EVENTS CENTER, AUG. 16
Tickets will go on sale Friday, February 22 at 10 a.m. PST
On Friday, August 16, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center will turn up the heat with a legendary tour stop featuring co-headliners Young The Giant and Fitz and the Tantrums. The night of music also will include a special performance by indie alternative songstress Alice Merton.
Tickets to the highly-anticipated event will go on sale to the public on Friday, February 22 at 10 a.m. PST. Tickets can be purchased at www.dlvec.com and start at $39 plus applicable fees. Doors to the show open at 8 p.m.
American rock band Young The Giant has achieved continual success in the music industry with top-charting hits like “It’s About Time,” “Superposition,” and “Cough Syrup.” The Los Angeles quintet broke out in 2010 with their self-titled debut album Young The Giant, followed by their 2014 album Mind Over Matter that was deemed a commercial success. The group has also been featured on Late Show with Seth Meyers, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Young the Giant’s latest hit anthem “Superposition” from their fourth album MIRROR MASTER hit the No. 1 spot on the Alternative radio charts.
Known for their indie pop and neo-soul sound, Fitz and the Tantrums released their debut album, Pickin’ Up the Pieces, in 2010. The Los Angeles-based group’s second album, More Than Just a Dream, released in 2013 and included popular songs “The Walker” and “Out Of My League.” Both tunes reached platinum and No. 1 on Billboard’s alternative chart. In 2016, their self-titled album gained national attention with the track “HandClap,” which rose to RIAA-certified 2x platinum.
Joining in on the summer music night is indie alternative singer and songwriter Alice Merton, whose debut single “No Roots” went No. 1 in alternative radio charts in the United States and France. Merton recently released her debut album “Mint” in January of 2019, with an 11-song track list. The artist has also received the Echo Award and EBBA award.
About Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
Located at the corner of Third St. and Carson Ave. across from the D Las Vegas, the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center (DLVEC) can accommodate up to 11,000 guests and features state-of-the-art stage, sound and lighting. The open-air design is inviting to both tourists and locals and offers the perfect spot for concerts, conventions and other large-scale events. Embracing the uninhibited spirit of Downtown Las Vegas, the venue plays host to a line-up of curated events including premier concerts, food festivals, boxing matches and more. For more information, visit www.dlvec.com or follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @DLVEC.