Cage The Elephant and Grouplove Rock The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
On Thursday, Jan. 9, Cage The Elephant and Grouplove rocked the Mophie Stage inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Pictured: Cage The Elephant – Photo: © Erik Kabik/ RETNA/ www.erikkabik.com)

Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan
Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan

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

Los Angeles-based Grouplove kicked things off, getting the crowd dancing to a boisterous set featuring songs from their latest album, Spreading Rumours, including “School Boy” and “Ways to Go.” Hits from their debut album, such asTongue Tied” and “Itchin’ on a Photograph,” added to the electric performance. Close to the end of the set, Grouplove’s Christian Zucconi thanked the crowd for always making their Las Vegas shows great and remarked how The Cosmopolitan was the band’s favorite place on The Strip.

Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan
Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan

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

Funk-punk rockers Cage The Elephant kept the crowd jumping with a revved-up performance featuring numbers spanning their three albums, including “Shake Me Down,” “Halo” and their breakout hit “Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked.”

Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan
Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan

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

Spotted in the crowd were Ben McKee and Daniel Platzman of Las Vegas-based rockers Imagine Dragons.

Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan
Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan

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

Inspired by some of the world’s most iconic venues, The Chelsea is a 40,000 square-foot transformable space featuring remnant brick tiling, an eclectic collection of stage production props, a vintage lobby bar, private VIP opera boxes and a memorable grand staircase complete with a dramatic chandelier. Upcoming shows performing on the Mophie Stage inside The Chelsea include Daughtry with special guest Beware of Darkness (Feb. 14); Bruno Mars (Feb. 15 – 16, May 23 – 24, Aug. 22 – 23); Fitz & The Tantrums and Capital Cities (Feb. 18); Empire of the Sun (April 9); Eric Church (April 26); Childish Gambino (May 2).

Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan
Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan

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

Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan
Grouplove at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan

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

Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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

Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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

Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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

Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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

Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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

Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Cage The Elephant at The Chelsea in The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

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