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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Dec 05, 2018
So excited to guest host Song Exploder for all of 2019! Can’t wait to dig in with some amazing musicians and help share the stories of their songs with you. Catch my first podcast on Jan. 9th! Thank you Hrishikesh Hirway!
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Nov 23, 2018
"I would wear this shirt if my name wasn't on it." -Thao "When earth gets to be too much I like to pay more attention to space." -Thao "I know buying stuff sometimes feels bad but I also know that sometimes it feels pretty good." -Thao A portion of sales will be donated to Survived and Punished, an organization Thao deeply admires. Thank you S+P.
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Nov 06, 2018
TODAY VOTE TODAY for tomorrow tomorrow and on and on. #Voteforourlives
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Nov 02, 2018
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Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Oct 08, 2018
GOOD MORNING VIETNAMese speakers. I covered Bojack end credits song by GROUPLOVE in Vietnamese for an episode in season 5. I talked to Hanh Nguyen and IndieWire about it. Thank you Hahn, thank you Grouplove. Thank you BoJack Horseman for the invitation and for being so so good.
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Oct 06, 2018
I'm so grateful there are beacons like Oxfam to help keep us driven and engaged. If enough of us are committed, we can pick up each other's slack and keep moving toward grace. I'm 100 because I need you to be 100 to keep me 100. Join the 100% at #behuman
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Oct 02, 2018
Endless thanks to my music/real life inspiration Neko Case, her dream team band and crew, and all those who made it out to a show. What a lovely month of tour.
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Sep 21, 2018
tune-yards' Merrill Garbus and I are donating a collaborative recording studio experience in support of Women's Audio Mission’s 15 Year Anniversary event tomorrow. Bid on it at the event and help us raise money for this amazing nonprofit. Proceeds help advance underserved girls and women in audio and music production. Tickets now $50 off with "wambff" code! Check it out here:
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Sep 14, 2018
Yesterday we detoured a bit to Montgomery, AL, to visit the Memorial for Peace and Justice and the Legacy Museum. Please go out of your way to witness, experience and honor The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration. They are remarkable and remarkably necessary. Thank you so much Equal Justice Initiative.
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Aug 01, 2018
I guest-hosted an episode of Song Exploder! Was thrilled to interview my favorite and yours Neko Case. She is lifting us up. Thank you so much to Hrishikesh Hirway for the opportunity and thank you Neko!! *Reminder- I'll be out solo opening for Neko Case in September- dates here: 9/05 - Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater 9/06 - St. Paul, MN @ The Palace Theatre 9/07 - Des Moines, IA @ Hoyt Sherman Place 9/08 - Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre 9/09 - Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom 9/11 - New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre 9/12 - Birmingham, AL @ Iron City 9/13 - Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse 9/14 - Chapel Hill, NC @ Memorial Hall 9/15 - Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater 9/17 - Harrisburg, PA @ Sunoco Theatre 9/20 - New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre 9/21 - Poughkeepsie, NY @ Bardavon 1869 Opera House 9/22 - Portland, ME @ State Theatre 9/24 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall 9/25 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall 9/26 - Buffalo, NY @ Asbury Hall 9/27 - St. Johnsbury, VT @ Fuller Hall
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Jul 30, 2018
Thanks for including "We The Common (For Valerie Bolden)" on your list NPR Music!
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Jul 24, 2018
Thao & Mirah spoke with NYLON about their The Hum Series finale on May 30th. Check it out:
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Jul 03, 2018
Thank you Stern Grove, M. Ward, and all who came out to see us. Love a show in my home city. Yall had great energy and delicious looking snacks. 📸: Stern Grove Festival
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Jun 22, 2018
I'm never more proud of SF than when it is Pride in SF. Happy Pride, stay safe. See you next weekend at Stern Grove!
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Jun 21, 2018
Thank you very much to our old friends at Kill Rock Stars for donating today's bandcamp sales to the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project. Please peruse and support if you can.
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Jun 14, 2018
Edmonton, I’m headed your way this October 5-7 for Up + Downtown Music Festival! Hope to see you soon. Passes go on sale this Friday!
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Apr 17, 2018
I LOVE Neko Case AND I LOVE TOURING WITH HER IN SEPTEMBER. Tour dates below – tickets go on sale this Friday!
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Mar 30, 2018
I'm coming out 😉 with a new theatrical/musical project- presented at this year's American Conservatory Theater New Strands Festival in SF- May 19th! Learn more and RSVP for the free event here:
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Mar 28, 2018
Our friends at KEXP just announced the Timber Outdoor Music Festival 2018 lineup! Looking forward to our summer evening together, tickets on sale now:
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Feb 26, 2018
So very happy to be a part of this year's amazing Creative Growth Art Center benefit event, March 31st! You can purchase tickets here:
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Feb 20, 2018
My absolute favorite bandwagon to hop on. Can't wait. Regram "tune-yards: BAY AREA!!! Did you know Thao & The Get Down Stay Down has joined our HOMETOWN SHOW at Fox Theater - Oakland on Feb 23? PLEASE COME DANCE WITH US! Tickets w/o fee available at Fox box office. Photo by Eli Crews I think!"
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Feb 17, 2018
What is an #ERPO? Laws to give families & law enforcement an avenue to remove guns/prevent gun purchases from those in crisis & at risk of harming themselves or others. Txt PARKLAND to 877-877 to support ERPOs
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Feb 16, 2018
Join Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence in calling on #Trump and all lawmakers to take comprehensive action to keep Americans safe from gun violence. Use your voice to demand change! —> #StonemanShooting
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Feb 08, 2018
So happy to have been part of Fred Armisen's new Netflix special — out now! Thank you Fred and all who made it. I too love drummers and jokes for them not about them.
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Jan 28, 2018
Music needs #netneutrality. We stand with 22 states and millions of people so artists can thrive without gatekeepers killing their creativity.