State In The Real – Penn State Music Scene


Today’s feature artist is Young the Giant:

“Young the Giant is a band that has meticulously written and crafted songs together for three years, lived out of shared bedrooms and messy suitcases for two years, and hopped on and off of planes, buses, vans, cars and their beloved bicycles for over one full year, having played more than 160 shows in the past 365 days on 3 different continents.” (from Bonnaroo website description of band)



Sameer Gadhia – lead vocals

Jacob Tilley – guitar

Eric Cannata – guitar

Payam Doostzadeh – bass guitar

François Comtois – drums

Genre: alternative rock, indie rock

Latest Album: Young the Giant

Hometown: Irvine, CA