The 15-date tour is scheduled to start March 11 in Fresno, California and will work its way East, as it ends April 1 in Providence, Rhode Island. Each of the three main bands will be touring in support of albums released late in 2015. Cage the Elephant released “Tell Me I’m Pretty” in December, Silversun Pickups released “Better Nature” in September and Foals released “What Went Down” in August.
Shows across the tour will be played at smaller arenas, such as the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence and the Freedom Hall Civic Center in Johnson City, Tennessee. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, January 14. Tickets most most shows range from $29.50 to $39.50 through Ticketmaster.
The tour dates are as follows:
3/11 – Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
3/12 – Sacramento, CA – Sleep Train Arena
3/13 – Bakersfield, CA – Radobank Arena
3/16 – El Paso, TX – Don Haskins Center
3/18 – Tulsa, OK – Cox Business Center
3/19 – Sothaven, MS – Landers Center
3/20 – Johnson City, TN – Freedom Hall Civic Center
3/22 – Richmond, VA – Richmond Coliseum
3/23 – Norfolk, VA – Constant Convocation Center
3/25 – Pittsburgh, PA – Peterson Events Center
3/26 – Rochester, NY – Main Street Armory
3/28 – Buffalo, NY – First Niagara Center
3/30 – Hartford, CT – XL Center
3/31 – Portland, ME – Cross Insurance Arena
4/1 – Providence, RI – Dunkin Donuts Center
A two and a half minute long YouTube video was also released in promotion for the tour, featuring music from all four bands on the bill.
Before Cage the Elephant kicks off the Spring Fling Rock AF tour, they’ll be the supporting act for one of their biggest shows of the year. On the night before the Super Bowl in Santa Clara, California, Cage the Elephant will play with Metallica at AT&T Park in San Francisco for CBS Radio’s The Night Before. Tickets for that show are averaging $230.93 on the secondary market with a get-in price of $111.