Husband and wife duo Kori Gardner and Jason Hammell formed Mates of State in 1997 after performing in the Kansas’s
music city Lawrence. With Omnibus Records their first EP appeared in 1999 as a split with Fighter D and after relocating
to San Francisco the duo started recording several more pieces. Before marrying in 2001, Mates of State toured with Superdrag,
the Anniversary and Beulah and returned to the studio for subsequent albums, including 2002’s Our Constant Concern
and 2008’s Re-Arrange Us.
Indie pop-rock group Mates of State has been recording together since the late ‘90s when they first met in the state
of Kansas. Since signing with Omnibus Records the group has seen years of success, including a few Billboard chart topping
albums, like 2006’s Bring it Back, which reached the Top Heatseekers and Top Independent Albums chart and 2008’s
Re-Arrange Us, which peaked at the sixth position on Top Heatseekers! If you’re in the mood for some great music and
great chemistry, get your Mates of State tickets now!
The group Mates of State is coming to the Cats Cradle in Carrboro, North Carolina, so if you’re all about indie
pop rockers like Death Cab for Cutie, Spoon, Modest Mouse, Ben Folds or others, check out this husband and wife duo with
your very own Mates of State tickets! The two, who have been performing together for
a decade, play easy going beats with their keyboard and drums that make for a great evening out, so what are you waiting
for? Check them out today!