Cake – 2014 Concert Schedule
One can't hear the band name Cake without catchy songs like "Never There" and
"Short Skirt/Long Jacket" coming to mind. In the 1990s, the band dominated the airwaves of rock and alternative radio stations,
and their popular songs still enjoy heavy rotation nationwide. If you never had a chance to see this band during the height
of their popularity, now is your second chance to see them live in concert as they head out for another tour. Cake is slated
to play at venues and events across the United States, including Untapped Festival at Gilly's in Dallas, Forest Park's Loufest,
CrossroadsKC in Kansas City, Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa, Del Mar Autumn Concert Series at the Del Mar Racetrack, and more. Whether
you've been a fan since their beginning days, or you recently discovered their music, fans of all generations are sure to
have a blast during Cake's 2014 tour. Visit StubHub to get your tickets to see Cake in concert, and get ready to experience
one of the best alternative rock bands from the 90s!
Alternative rock band Cake is one of the
most popular bands to come out of California's alternative rock movement from the 1990s, and the band is known for combining
an eclectic mix of musical influences, including funk, rock, hip hop, country, and various ethnic music styles. The band formed
in the early 90s, and they got their start in the alternative rock scene with their debut album, "Motorcade of Generosity."
The album's first single, "Rock n' Roll Lifestyle," was a huge hit, and it reached the number 35 spot on the Modern Rock Tracks
chart. With added exposure thanks to MTV airtime and radio play, Cake was off to a great start with their successful debut.
with their sophomore album, "Fashion Nugget," Cake was poised to become a breakout band of their time. Led by the popular
single "The Distance," the album eventually achieved a platinum certification, and it reached the number 1 spot on the Top
Heatseekers chart with a number 36 position on the Billboard 200 chart. "Fashion Nugget" proved to be just what the band needed
to advance to the mainstream, and the song "The Distance" still enjoys heavy rotation on various radio stations around the
After the breakthrough success of "Fashion Nugget," Cake returned to the studio to begin working on their
third album, "Prolonging the Magic," which was released in 1998. "Prolonging the Magic" marked another successful album for
Cake, and it sold over 40,000 copies during the first week of its release, with an eventual platinum certification. "Prolonging
the Magic" spawned the massively popular song, "Never There," which topped the Modern Rock Tracks chart. Returning in 2001
with "Comfort Eagle," Cake had scored another popular album with fans and critics. "Comfort Eagle" brought in over 70,000
copies during its first week, and it debuted at the number 13 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. A notable single from "Comfort
Eagle" is the fan-favorite "Short Skirt/Long Jacket," which continues to be played on alternative rock stations.
Cake's massive success, they created their own record label, Upbeat Records, and released their 2011 album, "Showroom of Compassion,"
which debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart, the first of Cake's albums to do so.
When Cake released their debut album, "Motorcade of Generosity," fans of alternative music could see immediately
that Cake wasn't like any other band on the scene. With their diverse range of musical influences, Cake's music resonated
with tons of fans who were looking for something a little bit different. When they released their second studio album, "Fashion
Nugget," Cake had the breakthrough album that they needed. "Fashion Nugget" helped propel the band to the next level with
its single, "The Distance," and Cake went on to release a number of popular albums in the years that followed, including "Prolonging
the Magic" in 1998, "Comfort Eagle" in 2001, "Pressure Chief" in 2004, and "Showroom of Compassion" in 2011.
Cake has been nominated for how many California Music Awards?
Over the course of their career, Cake has
been nominated for four California Music Awards: Outstanding Album for "Comfort Eagle," Outstanding Single for "Short Skirt/Long
Jacket," Outstanding Modern Rock/Alternative Album for "Comfort Eagle," and Outstanding Group.
the height of Cake's popularity, it seemed you couldn't turn on the radio without hearing their popular songs like "Short
Skirt/Long Jacket" or "Never There." Now you can hear these songs and more performed live as Cake heads out on their 2014
concert tour. For new and old fans alike, there's nothing more fun than being able to see Cake live in concert, and with so
many tour dates lined up for this year, fans far and wide will have the opportunity to check out a show. When Cake visits
a venue near your city this year, be sure to round up your friends and hit up their show!