EYB hits the "Dust" for Today
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
– Eli Young Band will perform its latest single "Dust" next Tuesday on NBC's Today show to celebrate the release of its new disc, "10,000 Towns."
EYB will appear in the 10 a.m. hour.
The band's Republic Nashville sophomore album also features its third career number one song, "Drunk Last Night," which has been certified Gold with sales of more than 700,000 downloads.
EYB, which co-produced the 11-song project with Justin Niebank and Frank Liddell, wrote more than half of the tracks.
EYB is currently on the road with Darius Rucker and will head out with Jake Owen later this spring.
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