For anyone who spent the early 2000s dancing to “Short Skirt/Long Jacket,” this moderately anticipated Cake gig, in promotion of the recent reissue of 1994’s Motorcade Of Generosity, ought to be telling. With a new album pushed back indefinitely, and speech-singer John McCrea having gone on record debating a lifetime of farming over touring, perhaps Terminal 5 will answer the question on people’s minds: What is the future of Cake? Of course, Cake is always delicious. Judging by the California band’s ability to appear on almost every movie and TV soundtrack, even studio execs think they’ve got staying power. With No Cameras Allowed.
Fri., May 29, 9:30 p.m., 2009