In what will coincide with the upcoming release of her new sophomore record, Know Better Learn Faster, out Oct. 13th on Kill Rock Stars, Thao w/ The Get Down Stay Down will be embarking on a new headlining tour this October. Besides an appearance at the Monolith Festival in Sept, Thao and the gang will be kicking things off in California on Oct. 15, with a stop in NYC on Nov. 4, before closing things out back in Cali on Nov 20. Joining Thao and the GDSD on the dates will be supporting acts, The Portland Cello Project, (who she collaborated with back in June-see below), David Schultz, and The Skyline.
Know Better Learn Faster, sees guest appearances by, Andrew Bird, Laura Veirs, members of Blitzen Trapper, Horse Feathers, and tUnE-yArDs.
Beat (Health, Life And Fire) (Featuring Thao) - Portland Cello Project
Upcoming tour dates:
Sep 12 Monolith Fesitval Morrison, Colorado
Oct 15 SoHo Santa Barbara, California
Oct 16 Echoplex Los Angeles
Oct 17 The Crepe Place Santa Cruz, California
Oct 18 Treasure Island Music Festival San Francisco, Ca
Oct 21 Doug Fir Lounge Portland, Oregon
Oct 22 Chop Suey Seattle, Washington
Oct 23 The Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver, BC
Oct 24 Empyrean Coffee House Spokane, Wa.
Oct 27 Cedar Cultural Center Minneapolis, Minn.
Oct 28 Turner Hall Milwaulkie, Wisconsin
Oct 29 The Canopy Club Urbana, Illinois
Oct 30 Empty Bottle Chicago, Illinois
Oct 31 The Cafe at The Majestic Theater Detroit, Mich.
Nov 1 El Mocambo Toronto, Ontario
Nov 2 Il Motore Montreal, Quebec
Nov 3 Middle East Downstairs Cambridge, Mass.
Nov 4 The Bowery Ballroom New York, New York
Nov 5 The First Unitarian Church Philadelphia, Penn.
Nov 6 Black Cat Washington, Washington DC
Nov 7 The Canal Club Downstrs Lounge Richmond, Va.
Nov 9 EARL Atlanta, Georgia
Nov 11 The Studio @ Warehouse Live Houston, Texas
Nov 12 Mohawk Austin, Texas
Nov 13 Lola’s Ft Worth, Texas
Nov 14 Jake’s Lubbock, Texas
Nov 17 Rhythm Room Phoenix, Arizona
Nov 18 Plush Tucson, Arizona
Nov 19 The Casbah San Diego, CA
Nov 20 The Glass House Pamona, CA
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