Mates of State Announce Tour Dates for February


Connecticut-based indie-pop duo Mates of State have announced their first tour dates in the U.S. for 2012, which is set to begin in February. Starting on February 16, the band will tour the East Coast, kicking off at Philadelphia’s Union Transfer and playing through February 25, where they will play at Binghamton University in Vestal, NY. Along the way, the band will be visiting such historic venues as New York City’s Le Poisson Rouge on February 17. The band will be announcing more tour dates to follow. For a full list of current tour dates, please see below.

The tour is in support of the band’s newest record, Mountaintops, which was released to acclaim on September 13, 2011 via Barsuk records. The self-produced album was written and recorded over a year and a half in 6 different studios with multiple different engineers. For complete track listing, see below.

The band also recently performed on The Late Show with David Letterman, performing the infectious Mountaintops highlight “Palomino”



Mates of State U.S. Tour Dates

Feb 16 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer

Feb 17 – New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge

Feb 18 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s

Feb 20 – Richmond, VA @ Canal Club

Feb 21 – Norfolk, VA @ Jewish Mother Backstage

Feb 22 – Durham, NC @ Casbah

Feb 25 – Vestal, NY @ Binghamton University


Mountaintops track list:

1. Palomino

2. Maracas

3. Sway

4. Unless I’m Led

5. Total Serendipity

6. Basement Money

7. At Least I Have You

8. Desire

9. Change

10. Mistakes

11. Reveal and Falter