Writes the band, "We are happy to announce we will be going on our first nationwide tour with Minus the Bear starting April 25th. Dates are listed below. We are currently in the studio in Los Angeles working on our debut record.  To follow our progress in the studio check out our twitter page for photo updates (@youngthegiant).  We can't wait to get on the road and play some new songs! Hope to see you all this spring!"

Dates are as follows:

Apr 25 St. Andrews Hall - Detroit, Michigan

Apr 26 Newport Music Hall - Columbus, Ohio

Apr 28 Madison Theater - Covington, Kentucky

Apr 29 Town Ballroom - Buffalo, New York

Apr 30 Webster Theater - Hartford, Connecticut

May 5   Wilbur Theatre - Boston, Massachusetts

May 6   Trocadero - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

May 7   9:30 Club - Washington, Washington DC

May 8   The National - Richmond, Virginia

May 9   The Fillmore - Charlotte, North Carolina

May 10    Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, Georgia

May 11    Revolution LIVE - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

May 12    The Ritz Theatre - Tampa, Florida

May 14    House of Blues - Houston, Texas

May 15    Granada Theatre - Dallas, Texas

May 16    La Zona Rosa - Austin, Texas

May 18    Sunshine Theatre - Albuquerque, New Mexico

May 19    House of Blues - Las Vegas, Nevada

May 20    Mayan Theatre - Los Angeles, California

May 21  Glass House - Pomona, California

May 22   SOMA - San Diego, California

May 23   Marquee Theatre - Tempe, Arizona

May 26    Regency Ballroom - San Francisco, California

May 27    Knitting Factory - Reno, Nevada

May 28    Roseland Theater - Portland, Oregon