Thriving Ivory is a five-member American rock band who originated in Santa Barbara, California before relocating to San Francisco, California. They released their self-titled Wind-up Records debut album on June 24, 2008. The debut album reached #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart on the strength of the charting single "Angels on the Moon". After half a year, "Angels on the Moon" appeared on the US Pop 100 Chart, reaching at number 28.
The band was chosen for the Yahoo! Music: Who's Next? User's Choice Competition. They were up against 3 other artists, including We The Kings, Shwayze, and Mandi Perkins. The contest launched August 14, 2008. They also featured as a MySpace Karaoke Artist where fans submitted audio or video of themselves singing a song by the band.
Thriving Ivory released a video for their single "Angels on the Moon" on June 2, 2008.
In 2009 they performed their single "Angels on the Moon" on Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Rachael Ray Show.