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Thao And The Get Down Stay Down is San Francisco, California-based (formerly Falls Church, Virginia), alternative folk-rock music group. It consists of Tao Nguyen (vocals, guitar), Adam Thompson (bass), and Willis Thompson (drums). Frank Stewart (guitar, production) is a former member of band.Thao was strumming the guitar with the venerable age of 12 when she got the creative juices flowing through her high school reading list. Thao says: “an early song I remember was written in the eighth grade. I do not remember the name, but it was Lord of the Flies. I wrote it instead of the traditional book report. It was very dark and intense, in Mali. A lot of heavy strumming. I performed it live in class. “Thao Nguyen began performing and recording as an indie-folk duo with a school friend, Brenna Clerkin. Growing up in Falls Church, Virginia with his single mother, she often practiced her songs while working in the laundry mother. She often refers to Lilith Fair as an inspiration for his desire to become a young singer and songwriter. After recording the EP, which differed from its original style, she began performing as a soloist with his acoustic guitar.Nguyen will meet drummer Willis Thompson while studying her degree in sociology and women’s studies at the College of William and Mary, and in the field of ecology and music. Willis Thompson was a member of the camp Tigerclaw, Acousticore, and children Murphy. He is also the promotion of members of the group The Light feet. Thao And The Get Down Stay Down tickets, and Willis Thompson met Adam Thompson (no relation) during the show at the Harrison Street Cafe in Richmond, Virginia. At that time, Adam Thompson was to act as a solo jazz-influenced act under the pseudonym OK Bird. Frank Stewart, a member of the band Durian and verbal, will give the first full-length album, like Lena in 2005 and join the band as a guitarist. Although only Willis and Nguyen Initially performed live on tour, four members began to tour as a group during the Sound Kill Rock Stars’ Hare Heard tour in the summer of 2006. Name of the group was originally proposed by the former bassist of the band. Nguyen’s original proposal would extend the “Get Down” on “Get Down Stay Down”. Thao And The Get Down Stay Down event still occasionally works as a soloist, including a European tour with Laura Veirs and the tortured souls in August 2006.