Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

QRO's spotlight goes up for Thao & down for the Get Down Stay Down....

QRO’s spotlight goes up for Thao & Down for the Get Down Stay Down.


Name: Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Members: Thao Nguyen, Lisa Schonberg, Frank Stewart, Adam Thompson, Willis Thompson

Albums: Like Linen (2005), We Brave Bee Stings and All (2008), Know Better Learn Faster (2009), We the Common (2013), A Man Alive (2016)

ThaoRelated Articles

Review of We Brave Bee Stings and All

Live review at The Knitting Factory (Tap Bar) in New York, NY on February 4th, 2008

Photo gallery from The Knitting Factory

Interview with Thao Nguyen

Photo gallery from Fordham University in Bronx, NY on March 25th, 2008

Photo gallery from Terminal 5 in New York, NY on June 3rd, 2008

Review of Know Better Learn Faster

Review of Thao + Mirah (with Mirah)

Review of We the Common

Review as part of SXSW Thursday at The Stage on Sixth in Austin, TX on March 14th, 2013

Photo gallery from The Stage on Sixth

Photo gallery from Hudson River Park Pier 84 in New York, NY on July 25th, 2013

Photo gallery from Bass Concert Hall in Austin, TX on January 25th, 2014

Photo gallery from High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, CA on July 3rd, 2014

Photo gallery from Newport Folk Festival in Newport, RI on July 27th, 2014

Photo gallery from Prospect Park Bandshell in Brooklyn, NY on July 11th, 2015

Photo gallery from Portland Vegan Beer & Food Festival in Portland, OR on September 26th, 2015

Photo gallery from SXSW Outdoor Stage in Austin, TX on March 17th, 2016 for SXSW

Review of A Man Alive

Photo gallery from 80/35 Festival in Des Moines, IA on July 9th, 2016

Tour dates:

3/13/17 – Seattle, WA – Triple Door
3/14/17 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
3/15/17 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel
3/16/17 – Sonoma, CA – The Old Redwood
3/17/17 – Los Angeles, CA – The Masonic Lodge
3/29/17 – Brooklyn, NY – The Bell House
3/30/17 – Holyoke, MA – Gateway City Arts
3/31/17 – Cambridge, MA – The Sinclair
4/1/17 РPhiladelphia, PA РJohnny Brenda’s
4/2/17 – Washington, D.C. – Rock & Roll Hotel
4/4/17 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall
4/5/17 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center
4/6/17 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
5/24-29/17 – Bradley, CA – Lightning In A Bottle Festival


Thao & The Get Down Stay Down playing “Travel” live at Knitting Factory (Tap Bar):

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