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Highlights from SXSW: R.E.M., Bon Iver, More

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Highlights from SXSW: R.E.M., Bon Iver, More

Highlights from SXSW: R.E.M., Bon Iver, More

Highlights from SXSW: R.E.M., Bon Iver, More

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There are 1,700 bands preparing to play at least once during one of music's premiere gatherings in Austin, Texas, this week. NPR's Bob Boilen recounts the action so far at the annual South by Southwest music festival, including live concert highlights from Dead Confederate, R.E.M. and Bon Iver.

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