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CAKE Performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

March 21, 2014 by  



CAKE Performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ
Alternative rock band CAKE performed their first of a 3-night run at the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ, Caesars Entertainment’s new open air district in the center of the world famous Las Vegas Strip (Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com). 

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Consisting of singer John McCrea, trumpeter Vince DiFiore, guitarist Xan McCurdy, bassist Gabe Nelson and drummer Paulo Baldi, the band has been noted for McCrea’s sarcastic lyrics and deadpan voice, DiFiore’s trumpet parts, and their wide-ranging musical influences, including country music, Mariachi,rock, funk, Iranian folk music and hip hop.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Prolonging the Magic, the band’s third album, was released in 1998 and went platinum, having shipped over one million units; this was followed three years later by Comfort Eagle, the band’s first album on Columbia Records, featuring the single “Short Skirt/Long Jacket” which hit number 7 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Following a series of tours, including several versions of the Unlimited Sunshine Tour, the band released Pressure Chief in 2004, its second and last album on Columbia. After creating its own label, Upbeat Records, the band released Showroom of Compassion in 2011, which became its first album to debut at the top of the Billboard charts, selling 44,000 copies in the first week after release.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE plans to release a vinyl box set consisting of their six studio albums, their rarities album and the previously unreleased, Live at the Crystal Palace for Record Store Day 2014. A new studio album has been announced for an early 2014 release.  Visit their web site at http://cakemusic.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.
Schedule of upcoming shows at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas:

  • March 20-22—Cake
  • March 20-22—Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe (late)
  • March 23—Local Natives
  • March 26-29, April 2-5, 9-12—Galactic (late)
  • March 29-30—Lettuce
  • April 5-6, 19-20—Robert Randolph & the Family Band (late and brunch)
  • April 10—Bonobo
  • April 12—Big Gigantic
  • April 14—The Naked and Famous / The 1975, with the White Lies
  • April 15—The Green
  • April 16-19—Trombone Shorty (late)
  • April 17—Chance the Rapper
  • April 18-20—Phil Lesh & Friends
  • April 20—The Infamous Stringdusters (late)
  • April 24-26—O.A.R.
  • April 25-26, May 2-3—Gogol Bordello (late)
  • May 1-3—Primus
  • May 5—Twenty One Pilots
  • May 8-10—Jane’s Addiction performing “Nothing’s Shocking”
  • May 22-25—Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk & Soul Rebels Brass Band
  • May 29-31—Tedeschi Trucks Band (early)
  • May 29-31—Soulive (late)
  • June 5—Black Label Society
  • June 10-11—Thievery Corporation
  • June 13-14—Steve Winwood
  • August 7—Chromeo
  • August 29-31—The Avett Brothers
  • Coming Soon—The String Cheese Incident
CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.brooklynbowl.com.

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
The Linq, Suite 22
3545 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-862 BOWL (2695)

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

CAKE performs at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

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