Foals & Cage The Elephant On The Road

Foals and Cage The Elephant will be seeing a lot of each other this year. Following a previously announced trip to Ireland and the United Kingdom in February, the two acts will team again up for a North American co-headline tour in May.

Each band put out its third studio album in 2013. Foals released Holy Fire and Cage The Elephants’ latest LP is Melophobia.   

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"The Night 89X Stole Christmas," The Fillmore, Detroit, Mich.

The February adventure on Foals’ side of the Atlantic begins with two nights at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre Feb. 4-5. After playing their final U.K. show together Feb. 15 at London’s Alexandra Palace, Cage The Elephant will stick around for another night in the London followed by gigs in Paris; Cologne, Germany; and Berlin.

After that the rockers from Bowling Green, Ken., will make appearances at  Lollapalooza Chile & Brazil as well as Coachella. Plus, Cage has its own headline gigs to take care of in the U.S. in April with stops in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, North Carolina and Massachusetts.

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"The Night 89X Stole Christmas," The Fillmore, Detroit, Mich.

Cage will reunite with the English indie rock band when they take the stage for a free show in Raleigh, N.C., May 2.

Here is the May itinerary:

May 2 – Raleigh, N.C., Red Hat Amphitheatre
May 4 – Boston, Mass., Orpheum Theatre     
May 6 – New York, N.Y., Terminal 5*     
May 9 – Atlanta, Ga., Atlantic Station Park (Shaky Knees Music Festival)
May 10 – Richmond, Va., The National     
May 13 – Toronto, Ontario, Kool Haus*    
May 14 – Chicago, Ill., Aragon Ballroom     
May 15 – Saint Paul, Minn., Myth     
May 17 – Denver, Colo., Ogden Theatre     
May 18 – Salt Lake City, Utah, The Complex     
May 20 – Oakland, Calif., Fox Theater*

* The May 6, 13 & 20 shows are considered Foals headline shows.

Admission is free to the Raleigh show. Tickets for the Shaky Knees Festival as well as the Richmond gig are available now. Tickets for the rest of the dates go on sale Jan. 24.

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