Everything you need to know for Cage the Elephant show

Lead singer Matthew Shultz (left) performs in front of a packed crowd with his band Cage the Elephant at Rocky’s Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Bowling Green, Ky.(Mike Clark/HERALD)

Rebekah Alvey

In case you missed it, Grammy Award-winning band Cage the Elephant is playing a free concert on South Lawn before the first WKU football game of the season, Saturday, Sept. 8.

Here’s everything you need to know to navigate the show.

How to get in:

Anyone is able to watch the show for free if they have a valid WKU Student ID or if they purchased a ticket for the football game which follows the concert.

READ HERE: The history of Cage the Elephant


WKU athletics announced tailgating will not be allowed on South Lawn due to the anticipated crowds.

All normal tailgating rules will be in place. For students tailgates have moved from the lot outside PFT to the lawn outside Grise Hall.

READ HERE: Concert Do’s and Don’ts: WKU preps for Cage the Elephant


Free parking will be available in University Blvd., Creason, Russellville Rd West, Adams Street and Kentucky Street Lot as well as the Alumni Square Garage. There will also be parking in downtown Bowling Green and a free trolley service from the garage to campus.

Reserved game day parking spaces are still available however WKU athletics advised fans to expect delays entering campus due to the expected number of fans.


Rebekah Alvey can be reached at 270-745-6011 and [email protected]. Follow Rebekah Alvey on Twitter at @bekah_alvey.