Cage the Elephant, an American and British rock band that was first formed in Kentucky and then relocated to London, is a rock group that has found great success since its formation in 2006. Its current lineup is composed of lead vocalist Mike Shultz, rhythm guitarist Brad Shultz, lead guitarist Nick Bockrath, guitarist and keyboardist Matthew Minster, bassist Daniel Tichenor, and drummer Jared Champion. The members of Cage the Elephant had first gotten to know each other from their previous involvement in another band called Perfect Confusion. Their first album, Cage the Elephant, was released in 2008 to great success, garnering the group a large fan following in both the US and the UK. Cage the Elephant’s following four albums were also largely successful, even winning two Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album.
Their most recent album, titled Social Clues, was released in April 2020 to great success as well, winning the Grammy Award for Best Rock Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards. They also co-headlined a tour with Beck and announced 2020 tour dates in promotion of the album. On January 22nd in the year 2021, however, Cage the Elephant will perform at St. Joseph’s Art Society. Be sure to catch them there and continue to follow MXDWN for all your music updates.
Location: St. Joseph’s Art Society
Address: 1401 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Tickets available from $150+
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