Thao & The Get Down Stay Down come to Fort Worth tonight, as you may have read in the print supplement to DC9.
Writes Dallas Observer contributor Ray Cummings, "[Thao] Nguyen groks the cardinal rule of transmuting bad, mad and saddened moods into swinging song: Leaven emotional pain with bright horn charts and arrangements that bounce like diamonds on glass, and enunciate your sentiments with enough pressure and variation that vocals are transformed into an unusual, bonus percussive element."
You can check out Nguyen's bonus percussive elements tonight for free thanks to the fine folks at Spune, who have offered a pair of tickets to one lucky DC9 reader.
Be the first to e-mail me with the subject "Know Better E-Mail Faster" and the tickets are yours. Make sure you include your first and last name so I can pass them on to Spune to get your name on the list.
Update: The tickets have been claimed in record time. Congrats to our winner.