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Ventura, CA 93001

Formed in 2015, The Matters is an Alt.Country Roots music duo featuring Matt Cadenelli (Don of Division Street, Drunken Prayer, and Fernando) and Matt Sayles (Ventucky String Band, Frostbitten Grass) performing original music and roots Country, Rock, Blues, and Soul. The duo have toured Nationally, and have shared the stage with country legends like Merle Haggard, Dwight Yoakam, Asleep at the Wheel, and founding members of The Decemberists-- and a long list of other amazing artists.

Their shows weave powerful vocals and vocal harmonies with masterful guitar and dobro playing, with original songwriting and covers that vary from Wilco,Uncle Tupelo, Neil Young, Duane Allman, and John Prine.



Matt Cadenelli and Matt Sayles of "The Matters"