Wednesday, May 5. 2010
|by Jeff Barringer - Staff Writer & Photographer|
With a 9pm start for a 3 band show it was a late night for a Monday for both staff and fans at Austin's La Zona Rosa, but the the crowd still turned out to see Kentucky's latest hot export, Cage The Elephant.
A 2007 SXSW breakout band still touring supporting the release of their 2008 debut album on EMI, they are being propelled along right now on the strength of their monster single "Ain't No Rest For the Wicked".
Known for their frantic stage shows, Cage The Elephant didn't disappoint its fans and seemed to attract some interesting attention, with Terry Lickona from Austin City Limits being spotted in the crowd, perhaps scouting for a future show appearance.
This would be a fantastic band to see on the PBS show, but if nothing else you can check out this great band yourself, they will be touring small clubs coast to coast through the end of June. This will be one of those bands that 10 years from now you can say "yeah I saw them at a little club".
Opening the show were Nashville's AutoVaughn and Portlands Morning Teleportation that both put on solid sets.
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