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Cage the Elephant

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Cage the Elephant is an American rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky that formed in 2006. They relocated to London, England in 2008 before their first album was released. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Matt Shultz, rhythm guitarist Brad Shultz, lead guitarist Nick Bockrath, guitarist, and keyboardist Matthan Minster, bassist Daniel Tichenor, and drummer Jared Champion.

Lincoln Parish served as the band's lead guitarist from their formation in 2006 until December 2013, when he left on good terms to pursue a career in producing. The band's first album, Cage the Elephant, was released in 2008 to much success, spawning several successful radio singles and gained the band a large following in both the United States and the United Kingdom.

It was influenced by classic rock, funk, and blues music. The band's second album, Thank You, Happy Birthday, was heavily influenced by punk rock as well as bands such as Pixies and Nirvana. The band's third album, Melophobia, was the band's concerted effort to find its own distinct musical identity.

Melophobia earned the group a Grammy Award nomination in 2015 for Best Alternative Music Album. Cage the Elephant's fourth album, Tell Me I'm Pretty, produced by Dan Auerbach, was released on December 18, 2015.

The album won the award for Best Rock Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. The band released a live album, Unpeeled, on July 28, 2017. Their fifth studio album, Social Cues, was released on April 19, 2019.

On November 20, 2019, it was announced that Social Cues had been nominated for the Grammy for Best Rock Album in the 62nd Grammy Awards.

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Cage the Elephant performs indie, alternative, rock, punk, blues music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Cage the Elephant for your event, Please Contact. Cage the Elephant has more than 1.3M listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Cold War Kids, MGMT, Grouplove, The Black Keys . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Cage the Elephant for an upcoming event.

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