News And Notes
Oct 28

Eli Young Band Is Slowing Down – But Not Stopping

Eli Young Band

Eli Young Band photo courtesy of Republic Nashville.

After more than a decade of non-stop hard work to reach the levels of success they’re seeing now, Eli Young Band is slowing down. But they’re not stopping by any means. “We feel as if we worked hard to open some doors and this isn’t the time to not walk through them,” Mike Eli said.

“Starting out as a band we’d be on the road 200-plus dates a year,” James Young said. “So, we’ve kind of slowed things down a little bit and we get to go home, where afforded to go home now. We just go hop on the airplane, which is nice instead of staying out on the bus all the time.”

Even though they’ve been touring the country for years, the band is still enjoying it. “It continues to be more and more fun, which makes it easy to want to…stay out on the road and just get in front of awesome crowds every night,” Jon Jones said. “I guess, inherently (it) pushes us to want to continue.”

Eli Young Band just wrapped up the Changed Tour with Rascal Flatts. They will continue headlining their own dates and promoting their new single, “Say Goodnight,” before taking a break for the holidays.

ShareThis

Tags: , , , ,

Posted at 9:59 am, October 28, 2012 | Permalink

COMMENT POLICY

GACTV.com wants to give you, the fans, a voice on our website and to provide the opportunity for you to share your thoughts about this story. We encourage lively interaction and debate on the stories we post, but we ask that you refrain from using profanity or other offensive speech, engaging in personal attacks or name-calling, posting advertising, or wandering away from the topic at hand. Thanks for taking the time to contribute and being respectful to others.

Post a Comment