In Focus: Eli Young Band at Sharkeys Bar + Grill

Eli Young Band kicked up some dust bringing their Love Talking Tour to Sharkey’s in Syracuse. The multi-platinum country four man band sang their number one hits from the past two decades and fans also got to enjoy their brand new single, “Break Up In a Bar.” In addition the song will be featured on the bands sixth upcoming studio album, Love Talking, set to release on June 3, 2022.

Eli Young Band at Sharkey’s Bar + Grill in Liverpool. Photo by Allison Marie.

The Denton, Texas band was formed while members attended college together and is composed by Mike Eli (lead singer, guitar), Jon Jones (bass guitar), James Young (guitar) and Chris Thompson (drummer).

Lead singer Mike Eli. Photo by Allison Marie.

Whether you’re a crazy girl or you got a little drunk that night, the Eli Young Band always delivers all the love songs. Energy radiated from the stage and was felt by the crowd as they sang and danced the night away. One of the most notable performances of the evening was their cover of “Come Together” by the Beatles. After two hours of relentless hits the band closed the show out with a personal favorite of mine, Guinevere.

You can learn more about the Eli Young Band on their website.

Eli Young Band. Photo by Allison Marie.

Setlist: Drunk Last Night, Break Up In a Bar, Where Were You, Always The Love Songs, Love Talking, Skeletons, Skin & Bones, When It Rains, Medley, Lucky For Me, Dust, Even If It Breaks Your Heart, Come Together (the Beatles), Saltwater Gospel, Love Ain’t, Crazy Girl, Guinevere.

Love Talking Tour 2022 Tour Dates

May 13 – Fayetteville, AK – Georgies Majestic Lounge
May 14 – Meridian, MS – Meridian City Hall
May 19 – Denton, TX – The Dive
May 20 – Helotes, TX – John Floore Country Store
May 21 – Amarillo, TX – Starlight Ranch
May 27 – Caney, KS – Fourth & Live
May 28 – Austin, TX – Lonestar Jam
June 2 – Dewey Beach, DE – Bottle & Cork
June 3 – Washington, D.C. – The Bullpen
June 4 – Angola, IN – Eclectic Room
June 9 – Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
June 10 – Kamas, UT – Dejoria Center
June 11 – Burley, ID – King Fine Arts Center
June 17 – New Braunfels, TX – Whitewater Amp
June 18 – El Campo, TX – Greek Bros
June 22 – Aspen, CO – Belly Up
June 25 – Sante Fe, NM – Hilton Buffalo Thunder

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