Young Empires are Robert Aaron Ellingson, Jake Palahnuk and Matthew Vlahovich out of Toronto, Canada The electronic/world beat trio formed in October 2009. They claim their style is World Beat Haute Rock.
Since their formation in October 2009 the band has received international acclaim for their infectious hooks and high-energy sets. Spinner described their emergence as, “almost fully formed with their rock star moves well-honed and their cred firmly cemented.” Also, turning heads in the fashion industry their song “Glory of the Night” was released on Parisian fashion/music label Kitsune Maison 10 and the track “Against the Wall” has been featured on a viral fashion video for NYLON TV.
They were named one of the top 10 out of over 500 bands at the NXNE Festival and their live sets have complemented the performances of Jamiroquai, Dragonette, Japandroids, Sleigh Bells, and Tanlines. Entertainment Tonight Canada has also named them “one of the most anticipated acts for 2011,” so be sure to keep an eye on Young Empires as they continue to take over new territory!
Young Empires is available for corporate events, private shows, milestone celebrations (birthday, anniversary), fundraisers, festivals, and more.