Cage The Elephant Unleashes Acoustic Dates

Cage The Elephant is unplugging for a special set of acoustic shows with a string quartet in the U.S. this spring.

There are nine dates on the “Live and Unpeeled” routing, starting April 10 Escondido, Calif., at the

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– Matt Shultz of Cage The Elephant
Save Mart Center, Fresno, Calif.

The next place to catch the former Pollstar HotStar is West Lafayette, Ind., tomorrow. Cage the Elephant is booked for a South American run before “Live and Unpeeled,” including appearances at Lollapalooza Brazil, Lollapalooza Argentina and Lollapalooza Chile.

The band also has festival appearances scheduled in North America and Europe including plays at Gasparilla, Shaky Knees, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo, Rock For People, Mad Cool Festival, and Forecastle Festival.

So far, 2017 has been a year of highs and lows for Cage The Elephant. The group won the 2017 Best Rock Album Grammy for Tell Me I’m Pretty, but guitarist Brad Shultz and the band are being sued by a fan who was hit by a guitar Shultz threw into crowd.

Speaking of guitars, donating to the band’s Crowdrise account will benefit Buddy House/Down Syndrome of Southern Kentucky and gives fans a chance to meet the band, get special tickets and a signed acoustic axe.

Here is the acoustic schedule:

April 10 – Escondido, Calif., California Center For The Arts – Escondido
April 12 – Northridge, Calif., Valley Performing Arts Center
April 14 – San Luis Obispo, Calif., Fremont Theatre
April 15 – Sacramento, Calif., Crest Theatre
April 22 – Washington, D.C., Lincoln Theatre
April 24 – Charlottesville, Va., Paramount Theater
April 26 – Greensboro, N.C., Carolina Theatre
April 28 – Knoxville, Tenn., Bijou Theatre
April 30 – Nashville, Tenn., Ryman Auditorium

A fan presale opens on March 8. Tickets to select dates go on sale to the general public March 10. The band’s official website is