Update from Matt

Where to start? Well first, we are absolutely gutted to have to cancel the remainder of the European tour. We’ve been looking forward to this for so long. For the few shows that we were able to play, they were all and even more than what we had hoped for. Our hearts are broken for you who have been waiting and made travel plans for these shows.

Nick sustained a pretty gnarly knee injury that will need medical attention. On the bright side his injury is not beyond disrepair and in fact, God willing, we will be back and ready for The Night Running tour.

For all of our European friends, we have already booked another run in Europe with even more dates and in areas that weren’t on this run. More details will be announced as soon as possible.

We’ve never had to cancel a show and as you can imagine it’s a rather tough pill to swallow, especially for poor Nick who so desperately wanted to try and push through. Please send him all the love you can.

In the end, we trust there is a greater purpose in this all and cannot wait to get back to being with you, the ones we love. 

Thank you again so so much for all the love and support over the years. We love you all so much, you may never know how much you mean to me personally and certainly the group as a whole as well. 

The deepest apologies again, but we will be back and seeing you soon! Kisses and blessing from Cage The Elephant.


Matthew 😢😘

Update from Matt
Photo credit: Citizen Kane Wayne

EU/UK Tour Cancelled

We regret to inform the fans that Cage The Elephant will be cancelling the upcoming European tour dates ‪from 12 June to 20 June‬. Sadly, our guitarist Nick Bockrath had an accident on stage at “PINKPOP” and injured his leg badly (ruptured PCL, torn ACL, fractured tibia, damaged meniscus). He tried to play through two shows, but he now requires immediate surgery and is currently getting the medical attention he needs. All ticket refunds will be available at original point of purchase (with the exception of Isle of Wight Festival). We will keep you posted on future dates.

Cancelled dates:
‪12 June – Amsterdam, NLD at Melkweg Max‬
‪14 June – London, UK at Heaven ‬
‪15 June – Isle of Wight, UK at Isle of Wight Festival‬
‪17 June – Edinburgh, UK at The Liquid Room‬
‪18 June – Birmingham, UK at O2 Institute2‬
‪20 June – Paris, FRA at Bataclan ‬

Night Running ft. Beck

Watch the new music video for “Night Running” featuring Beck now!

Night Running ft. Beck

For “Night Running,” I wanted to create a realm where a super computer that hosts a simulation program that creates a series artificial worlds.

While Beck would appear to live within the software as a master control, while Matt would be transported to different worlds and new identities leaving him to question what is real. 

The video effects were created in my analog video lab using outmoded and obsolete video equipment cast off from the post-digital apocalypse.  

– Director: Jennifer Juniper Stratford

Listen to Social Cues on your preferred streaming service here.