Some of the highlights. Young the Giant 9:30 p.m. Friday, Amp Energy Organic Stage. Young the Giant may not be as prominent as some other indie rockers that have performed at Riverfests past, but it's just as good. The Irvine, Calif., band started out as The Jakes, but eventually changed its name after releasing "Young the Giant," its debut album, in 2010. To date, the quintet has three LPs of anthemic indie rock under its belt, the most popular of which is "Cough Syrup," with an impressive 109,130,005 plays on Spotify. On Young the Giant's latest album, "Home of the Strange," the band gets political. Lead singer Sameer Gadhia's parents are immigrants from India. "It's a rich kid game, didn't grow up with a throne/It's all...
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