Posted in comedy | music | tour dates on June 2, 2014

Mates of State at Mercury Lounge in 2011 (more by David Andrako)
Mates of State

Several musicians and comedians are teaming up to perform at The Ally Coalition's benefit show in NYC on June 25 at Le Poisson Rouge. The show features indie pop duo Mates of State, Broad City stars Abbi Jacobson & Ilana Glazer, W. Kamau Bell, Nikki Glaser, Eliot Glazer, Carrie Keagan, Jillette Johnson, Wakey!Wakey!, Cameron Esposito, DJ $mall Change and surprise guests TBA. Tickets are on sale now.

The Ally Coalition is an organization "with the purpose of inspiring people, in particular their peers in the music, fashion and entertainment industry, to take action for LGBTQ equality. The concert happens the same week as NYC Pride Week.

Proceeds from the show "will benefit New Alternatives For LGBT Homeless Youth, which helps homeless LGBT youth become self-sufficient and transition into stable adult lives, and Broadway Impact, a grassroots organization of theater artists and fans mobilized in support of marriage equality."

Watch Mates of State play "Now We're Gonna Get It" for a BrooklynVegan Soundwave Session, below...

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Comments (4)

LGBT - I'm with you on those - now there's a Q?

Posted by Anonymous | June 2, 2014 6:58 PM

Q equals "Questioning"

This is going to be a great event Getting my tix now!

Posted by Anonymous | June 2, 2014 9:11 PM

Questioning - are you serious? That's like taking chemistry in high school and then when you are a 50 year old accountant you tell everyone that you are a scientist.

So, Mohammed breathed air and since you breath air too you are a Muslim.

Even Muslim would call bullshit on that.

Posted by Anonymous | June 2, 2014 9:52 PM

This is quite amazing and he has the voice which is cool and really wonderful.

Posted by O2 media | June 3, 2014 12:05 AM

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