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    • VIDEO PREMIERE: "Holy Roller"

    • "Seldom Set Thy Foot"

    • "We The Common (For Valerie Bolden)" [Official Music Video]

    • Shorts, a quasi-biopic about the making of We The Common

    • Yours Truly Session

  1. Thao to play solo at GRAMMY Festival at Sea!


    Thao will be playing solo during GRAMMY Festival at Sea this November! 

    The festival, which takes place aboard the Norwegian Pearl cruise ship, departs from Miami for the Bahamas on 11/4 and returns 11/8. It will also feature performances by Heart, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls, and many more. 

    More info at www.grammyfestivalatsea.com/.

    Posted July 14th | Permalink

  2. Thao to play solo show at NYC’s MoMA on 7/24!

    Thao will be playing a solo show at MoMA in New York City on 7/24 as part of their series featuring women making their mark on today’s music scene!

    Entry with museum admission. More info at http://bit.ly/1qR8aZe

    Posted July 11th | Permalink

  3. Watch the premiere of Thao & The GDSD: Shorts Ep. 7 “The Shepard and the Guardian”! Details via The Bay Bridgedhttp://bit.ly/1xSRe6R

    This episode was made especially for the San Francisco Int’l Film Festival and features San Francisco luminaries Wendy MacNaughton and Daniel Handler. Note: seemingly random moments = you had to be there. Please enjoy! - T

    Posted July 9th | Permalink

  4. Thao & The Get Down Stay Down to perform at Skyline Music Festival!


    Thao & The Get Down Stay Down will be playing Skyline Music Festival in Minneapolis on August 8th!

    The festival takes place at Target Field and will also include performances by Andrew Bird, The New Pornographers, and more!

    Tickets go on sale 6/24 at 10am CT at http://atmlb.com/1iz8BGq

    Posted June 23rd | Permalink

  5. Thao & The Get Down Stay Down to play KXT’s Summer Cut!

    Thao & The Get Down Stay Down will be playing KXT’s Summer Cut in Dallas, TX on August 15th!

    The event will take place at Gexa Energy Pavilion and will also include performances by Death Cab for Cutie, Iron & Wine, and many more!

    More info here.

    Posted June 2nd | Permalink

  6. Thao & The Get Down Stay Down to headline Phono del Sol!

    Thao & The Get Down Stay Down will be headlining Phono del Sol Music Festival in San Francisco on July 12th!

    The festival, held in Portero del Sol Park, will also feature performances by Wye Oak, Blackbird Blackbird, and many more.

    Tickets and more info here

    Posted May 6th | Permalink

  7. 1st installment of “Points of Light” in Radio Silence today!

    Up and out today! Vol. III of lit. and rock & roll magazine Radio Silence. Included is the 1st installment of  ”Points of Light,” a series about my prison visits w/ the California Coalition for Women Prisoners. So glad to share more about the amazing people I meet, so thrilled to be a part of this publication. Get it here!

    ps- Subscription proceeds buy books and instruments for kids! c’mon, cold heart 


    Posted April 1st | Permalink

  8. Kazoo Orchestra moved to Hotel Utah!

    Hello Kazoo Orchestra!

    We are excited to meet you all this Sunday for this special experience with Thao!
    A few things:
    IMPORTANT: The location for this event has been changed to The Hotel Utah (500 4th Street @ Bryant) in SOMA. Please arrive at 3pm to meet the other members of the kazoo group and rehearse the Magik*Magik arrangement of “We The Common”. 
    Thao will join us around 4pm where we will play our song together. To finish out the experience, Thao will perform a short, unamplified solo set just for our kazoo orchestra. The event will conclude at 5pm.
    All participants will be provided with a kazoo and music for their part. You needn’t bring anything besides yourself and a photo ID so we can check your name off at the door. There will be NO tickets available at the door, all entries must be purchased in advance. If you have friends who are interested in attending, we have released an additional 10 spots to this event, which can be purchased hereIf you have any additional questions about the event, please email dario@magikmagik.com. Otherwise, see youon Sunday afternoon at Hotel Utah!

    Minna Choi
    Magik*Magik Director

    Posted March 29th | Permalink

  9. Thao & The Get Down Stay Down to perform at San Francisco Int’l Film Festival!

    Thao & The Get Down Stay Down will be performing at the San Francisco International Film Festival on 4/29 at the Castro Theatre.

    The band will perform with an assortment of classic, complex and funny films from the silent era. Included amongst them are Charlie Chaplin’s anarchic The Pawnshop, Robert Florey and Slavko Vorkapich’s groundbreaking The Life and Death of 9413: A Hollywood Extra, alchemical animation by Harry Smith and classic newsreels. The evening will also feature a few short works with sound, including original videos that Nguyen made in collaboration with filmmaker Lauren Tabak and one created especially for this event (SFFS).  

    Tickets go on sale tomorrow (3/21). More info: http://bit.ly/1gBiJXk

    Posted March 20th | Permalink

  10. Learn “We The Common” on kazoo with Thao + Magik Magik Orchestra!

    SF, come out to Hotel Utah on March 30th to learn and perform “We The Common” on kazoo with Thao and Magik Magik Orchestra! No musical experience necessary + free beer provided.

    Event starts at 3pm. All proceeds go to charity. Limited spots left! Details: http://bit.ly/1eh9Tl2

    Posted March 19th | Permalink

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