Alt-Rockers Young The Giant Ro Headline Musikfest In Bethlehem

Alternative rock group Young The Giant, which last year had two singles hit the Top 5 on Billboard’s rock chart, will headline Musikfest‘s main SteelStage venue Aug. 3, the festival announced Wednesday.

Tickets for the show — at $24 and $34 — will go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday for ArtsQuest members and 10 a.m. April 13 for the general public at http://www.artsquest.com or by calling 610-332-1300.

The California-based quintet’s song “My Body” hit No. 5 on the alternative chart and “Cough Syrup” hit No. 2. Both songs are from the band’s self-titled debut album, which hit No. 42 on Billboard’s albums chart and No. 6 on Billboard’s rock albums chart. This week, it was No. 23 on the rock chart.

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