Post-hardcore band Matter recently announced they will be touring this August with Papertowns. The Santa Claria, CA band has roots in

Tour Dates

  • August 21 – Gary’s Place – Tucson, AZ
  • August 22 – The Studio – Phoenix, AZ
  • August 23 – The Hive – Flagstaff, AZ
  • August 24 – Artistic Armory – Las Vegas, NV
  • August 25 – Jerry’s Pizza – Bakersfield, CA
  • August 26 – CYC – Fresno, CA
  • August 27 – Rockshop – San Jose, CA
  • August 28 – The Cage – Los Angeles, CA
  • August 29 – The Epicentre – San Diego, CA

Matter is Daniel Griffin (guitar, backing vocals), Elijah Kellogg (lead vocals, guitar), Daniel King (guitar, backing vocals), Josh Marmol (bass, backing vocals) and Matt Perry (drums). Matter’s latest album Teraphim dropped in late April.

Matter Tour with Papertowns

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