We're gearing up for Countryfest 2016 sponsored by Upstate Ford July 9th at the Schaghticoke Fairgrounds! So it's time to get to know our lineup a little better!

Eli Young Band is one of the acts on the bill for Countryfest and they're set to take the stage with us this July. You’ve heard their songs all over the radio, but now it's time to educate ya on what they're all about!

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Here are 5 Facts you Need to Know About: ELI YOUNG BAND

  1. The band was original an acoustic duo, with members: Mike Eli and James Young
  2. The 4-guys met while attending the University of Northern Texas.
  3. Sorry ladies, they're all married.
  4. They've admitted to having a twitter addiction.
  5. They're been heavily influenced by some 90s pop/rock bands like the Black Crowes, Blues Traveler and Counting Crows.