Cage The Elephant And Beck Unveil Dates For Co-Headlining Tour

Cage The Elephant
Patrick Hughes
– Cage The Elephant
Matt Shultz of Cage The Elephant pours his heart out at Mempho Music Festival at Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 6.

After teaming up on the track “Night Running,” Cage The Elephant and Beck will hit the road together this summer for a co-headline tour featuring special guest Spoon

Starcrawler, Sunflower Bean and Wild Belle are coming along as openers in select cities. 

John Davisson
– Beck
Beck makes a stop at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds May 4.
“Night Running” is one of the tracks on Cage The Elephant’s upcoming fifth studio album, Social Cues, due out April 19 via RCA Records. 
The LP’s first single, “Ready To Let Go,” debuted in the Top 10 at Alternative in addition to being at No. 13 at AAA. Cage lead singer Matt Shultz directed the music video for the tune, which has earned praise from the press including Uproxx’s Philip Cosores, who declares, “‘Ready to Let Go’ is as sturdy and inviting as anything they’ve ever done, beginning their latest album cycle with a bang.” The co-headline tour launches with two nights in Washington, July 11 at Ridgefield’s Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre and July 13 at George’s The Gorge. But first Cage The Elephant and Beck will headline Shaky Knees Music Festival, with Beck playing Friday, May 3 and Cage Saturday, May 4. 
Here’s the co-bill routing: 
July 11 – Ridgefield, WA at Sunlight Supply Amphitheater*^
July 13 – George, WA at The Gorge*^
July 16 – Mountain View, CA at Shoreline Amphitheater*^
July 17 – Irvine, CA at Five Point Amphitheater*^
July 19 – Las Vegas, NV at Park Theater*^
July 20 – Chula Vista,CA at North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre*^
July 21 – Phoenix, AZ at Ak-Chin Pavilion*^
July 23 – Denver, CO at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater*^
July 26 – Austin, TX at Austin 360 Amphitheater*#
July 27 – Dallas, TX at The Dos Equis Pavilion*#
July 28 – Houston, TX at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion*#
July 30 – St. Louis, MO at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater*#
July 31 – Chicago, IL at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island*#
August 2 – Cincinnati, OH at Riverbend Music Center*#
August 3 – Detroit, MI at DTE Energy Music Theater*#
August 4 – Indianapolis, IN at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center*#
August 11 – Toronto, ON at Budweiser Stage*^
August 12 – Saratoga Springs, NY at Saratoga Performing Arts Center*^
August 13 – Darien Center, NY at Darien Lake Amphitheater*^
August 15 – Mansfield, MA at Xfinity Center*^
August 16 – Gilford, NH at Bank of New Hampshire*^
August 17 – New York, NY at Forest Hill Stadium*
August 20 – Holmdel, NJ at PNC Bank Arts Center*^
August 21 – Camden, NJ at BB&T Pavilion*^
August 22 – Columbia, MD at Merriweather Post Pavilion*^
August 24 – Raleigh, NC at Coastal Credit Union Music Park*^
August 25 – Charlotte, NC at PNC Music Pavilion*^
August 27 – Birmingham, AL at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre*^
August 29 – Tampa, FL at MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre*^
August 30 – West Palm Beach, FL at Coral Sky Amphitheatre*^
* co-headlining with Beck, with special guest Spoon
^ with Starcrawler
# with Wild Belle
^ with Sunflower Bean
A Citi card member presale starts Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. through Citi’s Private Pass program. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. All times local. 
Beck and Cage The Elephant are donating $1 from every ticket sold back into the cities they’re playing via a partnership with PLUS1, supporting local food security initiatives to help end hunger. 
The summer tour marks Cage’s first headline outing since 2017, a run which included sold-out shows at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium (grossing $109,450) and The Soraya-Great Hall in Northridge, Calif. (grossing $74,399). 
Beck’s 2018 calendar featured sold-out shows at Minneapolis’ Armory (grossing $333,222) and Boston’s Rockland Trust Pavilion (grossing $306,100).