Young Cardinals Kickstarter Campaign

Young Cardinals Back in the Studio!

To all of our fans, friends and family and everyone who has been asking about when we will be recording a new full length album- we need your help! We have launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to supplement our recording budget.

You can read all about our new project here:

Young Cardinals Kickstarter Campaign

Over the past year and a half we have been working hard to write and perfect a ton of new material. Some of you have had the opportunity to hear our new stuff live, but it’s time to get back in the studio and release it to everyone! We are confident that all of our new songs are light years above our old recordings and with the help of our friend and recording genius Tooch at Sound Write Recording Studios in Raleigh we know that you will all be as excited about the final product as we are. This next album is key in launching our upcoming tours and getting us to the next level. We can’t thank our fans, family and friends enough and look forward to bringing you some dirty, epic rock & roll!

Please feel free to share this with your friends! Thank you for your continued support.

-James, Sam & Marcus of Young Cardinals

AndyPalooza 2012

Young Cardinals at Berkeley Cafe tonight for AndyPalooza 2012/Fundraiser

AndyPalooza 2012

AndyPalooza 2012

Come celebrate NC LOCAL MUSIC founder Andy as he celebrates his birthday with some great music!

A portion of the door sales will go to the Raleigh’s Community Music School for the David L. Marzetti Memorial Music Trust Fund.
Please come out and support!

David Marzetti Music Trust Logo
ALL AGES SHOW!! only $10.00

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Ruckus Pizza & Bar

Young Cardinals at Ruckus Pizza & Bar on 09/29/12

Ruckus Pizza & Bar

Carolina Style Magazine Interview

Interview: Carolina Style Magazine

We were lucky enough to not only win the Best Rock Band at the 2012 Carolina Music Awards, but also to be interviewed by our good friend Tomris for Carolina Style Magazine. In the interview we not only talk about winning the award, but the story behind some of our songs, and more!

Carolina Style Magazine Interview

“Winners of “Best Rock Band” at this year’s Carolina Music Awards, Young Cardinals, were one of two bands that opened for Nick and the Babes, and the Jason Adamo Band at the Lincoln Theater on Friday August 24th. Their rock-heavy sounds have made quite the mark on the Raleigh music scene in just a few short years. Following the untimely passing of original drummer David Marzetti in October 2010, frontman James Forgey regrouped with Idaho natives, Sam Branstetter (bass), and Marcus Matile (drums) to form Young Cardinals.

We sat down with the trio to dig deeper into their music, influences, and what makes them a band to keep watching.”

Check out the entire interview here!

Raleigh, NC