Following what will be an extensive US Autumn tour including shows at Austin City Limits Festival and Mumford & Sons' own Gentlemen of the Road Stopover, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down will be coming to the UK to perform tracks from their current album We The Common for the first time supporting The Lumineers. Full dates can be found below.
Recorded at San Francisco's Tiny Telephone Studios and Dallas' Elmwood Studio, We the Common was produced byJohn Congleton (St. Vincent, Bill Callahan, the Walkmen, Explosions in the Sky) and features a duet with Joanna Newsom on the track 'Kindness Be Conceived.'
Based in San Francisco after growing up in Falls Church, VA, Thao Nguyen first picked up a guitar at age 12. She has worked with a long list of acclaimed artists including Andrew Bird, Mirah, Laura Veirs and producer Tucker Martine (The Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens) and has recorded a pair of critically acclaimed records for Kill Rock Stars: 2008's We Brave Bee Stings and All and the aforementioned Know Better Learn Faster with her backing band The Get Down Stay Down.
22nd: MANCHESTER, The Apollo
23rd: EDINBURGH, Corn Exchange
26th: BIRMINGHAM, Academy
27th: PLYMOUTH, Pavillions
28th: LONDON, Alexandra Palace