BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – GRAMMY AWARD-winning rock band – and Bowling Green natives –
Cage the Elephant will play a pre-game set ahead of WKU Football’s season opener on
Saturday, Sept. 8, at 4:30 p.m. on the campus of Western Kentucky University.
Fans with game tickets and WKU students with valid student IDs will be admitted into
the appearance free of charge. Tickets remain available for the football game, which
kicks off at 6:30 p.m., and can be purchased by calling 1-800-5-BIGRED or by going
online to WKUTickets.com.
The band will perform on South Lawn, directly across from Houchens-Smith Stadium,
and normal tailgating rules and regulations will apply on South Lawn. The lone
exception to those policies is that tailgating tents will not be allowed during this
event on the lawn.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Where can we park? Free parking is available in the University Blvd Lot, Creason
Lot, Russellville Rd West Lot (next to Arby’s), Adams Street Lot, Kentucky Street
Lot and Alumni Square Garage. A free trolley service is also available
beginning at 4 p.m. from the parking garage in downtown Bowling Green. The trolley
runs from the garage to campus and will return back downtown immediately after the
I already have reserved game day parking, is that still available? Yes! Hilltopper
Athletic Foundation members with reserved parking spaces will still be able to use
their spaces, including those in the South Lawn and Avenue of Champions lots.
However, fans should allow extra time and expect delays when entering campus that
day due to an expected influx of attendees for the game and special appearance by
Is tailgating allowed? Tailgating across campus remains unchanged, and normal
tailgating rules will still apply. However, due to the expected crowds, tailgating
tents will not be allowed on South Lawn.
When can we begin staging for the event? Normal tailgating policies will apply to
South Lawn that day, and tailgating opens campus-wide at 8 a.m.