BIG GIGANTIC Announces Dates for "Rowdytown III" at Red Rocks
BIG GIGANTIC has set their sights even bigger this year for their massive hometown show dubbed “ROWDYTOWN.” Taking over the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, the third annual event is expanding to two days in 2014: Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27. Pre-sale tickets for “Rowdytown III” will go on sale starting tomorrow, Wednesday, April 2 with the general on-sale available Friday, April 4.
Debuting in 2012 to a sold-out crowd of more than 9,450 fans and voted the #1 EDM show of that year by the Westword, ROWDYTOWN I marked the first time an artist ever used projection mapping visuals on the venue’s famous rocks. The second installment, which sold out weeks in advance, used even bigger lighting rigs and twice the projection mapping with Stan Shkrobor from EDMTUNES.COM calling the show’s visuals “the you-gotta-see-it-to-believe-it projection mapping!” (10/1/13). Describing ROWDYTOWN II, Corey Blecha from COLORADO MUSIC BUZZ claimed “from the get-go, it was an audio and visual spectacle” (October) and LISTEN UP DENVER’s Lindsay Lynch declared the show “one of the best dance parties of the summer” (10/7/13). With the inaugural year featuring support from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Dillon Francis, GRiZ and Raw Russ and round two Adventure Club, Carnage and Manic Focus, who will BIG G bring out this year? Stay tuned for lineup announcements and more in the coming weeks!
Watch a video recap from “Rowdytown II” here: http://vimeo.com/76547872
Prior to turning the state of Colorado rowdy, BIG GIGANTIC will get the party started at various festivals this spring and summer as they continue to tour in support of their new album, THE NIGHT IS YOUNG. Kicking off with their debut at Coachella (4/13 and 4/20), the Boulder, CO-based duo of saxophonist/producer Dominic Lalli and drummer Jeremy Salken will be returning to Georgia’s CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival, followed by sets at the Beale Street Festival in Memphis, Mysteryland in Bethel Woods, NY, Spring Awakening in Chicago, the Firefly Festival in Delaware and The Hudson Project in Saugerties, NY among others with more festival dates still to be announced. See below for full list of tour dates.
THE NIGHT IS YOUNG—released February 11 for free via their website www.biggigantic.net--is an eclectic mix of tracks that span genres from electronic and dance to hip hop and electro soul. Debuting at #10 on the Dance/Electronic Album and #18 Heatseekers Album Billboard charts respectively as well as #2 on the iTunes Electronic chart upon its release, the 8-song album includes “Touch The Sky,” a blazing instrumental that made its debut in late 2013 to critical acclaim throughout the blogosphere, as well as the crushing dubstep song “Lets Go!,” the dazzling sax-hooked track “Just For The Thrill” and velvety number “Shooting Stars.” The album also features the title track and party anthem “The Night Is Young” featuring vocals from their friends Cherub (Jordan Kelly and Jason Huber). The song’s video—which debuted via RollingStone.com--has already been viewed over 23,000 times and can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
BIG GIGANTIC’s current tour dates are as follows:
Sun 4/13 Indio, CA
Sun 4/20 Indio, CA
CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival
Fri 4/25 Atlanta, GA
Jazz Fest Late Night Show
Sat 4/26 New Orleans, LA Joy Theatre
Beale Street Music Festival
Fri 5/2 Memphis, TN Tom Lee Park – Beale Street Late Nights
Suburbia Music Festival
Sat 5/3 Plano, TX
Sat 5/24 Bethel Woods, NY Woodstock 69 Grounds
Free Press Summer Festival
May 31-June 1 Houston, TX Eleanor Tinsley Park
Spring Awakening Festival
Sun 6/15 Chicago, IL
Sun 6/22 Dover, DE
The Hudson Project
July 10-13 Saugerties, NY Winston Farm
July 17-20 North Lake Tahoe, CA Squaw Valley
The Peach Music Festival
Aug 14-17 Scranton, PA Montage Mountain
Sept 26-27 Morrison, CO Red Rock Amphitheatre
Mad Decent Boat Party
Nov 12-16 Miami-Bahamas