Mingus young

Mingus young


Mingus Young is a five piece rock and roll band from Chapel Hill, NC. Using diverse instrumentation, they evoke a sound that is equal parts British invasion and American roots rock. Think of Ray Davies, Thom York, Jeff Tweedy and Neil Young all having a love child together.


Born in the fall '05 in the low hills and back alleys of the indie rock mecca known as Chapel Hill, NC, Mingus Young is a melodic five piece rock-n-roll band. Utilizing three part harmonies, a multiple guitar attack and a driving rhythm section along with the distinctive sounds of the electric violin and rhodes piano, the band evokes a sound that is equal parts British invasion (Kinks/Beatles) and American roots rock (Neil Young/Wilco). Winning over audiences opening for the likes of V2 recording artists Roman Candle and local heroes The Dynamite Brothers, the band is proving to be an engaging and energetic live act. The Daily Tarheel says of their sound, "...an impressive set that reminded listeners of My Morning Jacket and some of the buoyant sounds of the Beatles." Their debut album, 'Jackson Hole', was released this past fall which was followed by a successful east coast tour.


'Jackson Hole' debut album 2006
Currently working on as of yet untitled album set to be released in late 2007 or january 2008

Set List

80's Glamour Girl
Making Advances
A Terrible Synopsis
Bitter Root
Angel in a Prom Dress
Carrie Alverson
Smackshow Radio (reprise)
I'm Your Man on the Dial
Hymn 54
Shoot the Neighbors