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Concerts

Nickel Creek performs on Mountain Stage.

July 23, 2012 Mountain Stage reaches into its vault for this 2005 performance by the now-defunct bluegrass band.

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November 2, 2007 Hear the progressive acoustic trio recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.

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Studio Sessions

Sara and Sean Watkins perform a live set on Folk Alley.

December 28, 2010 The bluegrass siblings from Nickel Creek perform a studio session for Folk Alley.

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WPA; Courtesy of the artist

September 16, 2009 WPA features some of the most accomplished musicians in contemporary folk-pop.

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October 23, 2005 A Southern California trio known for polished, traditional bluegrass takes on a darker tinge.

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Interviews & Profiles

WPA; Courtesy of the artist

September 16, 2009 WPA features some of the most accomplished musicians in contemporary folk-pop.

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Discover Songs

April 20, 2006 Old friends make new music in The Raconteurs; Seattle's melancholy Band of Horses; An artful lov...

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September 22, 2002 Emergency music from Turtle Island; The haunting sounds of Railroad Earth; Former child prodigie...

Reviews

February 5, 2006 A look beyond the obvious choices at Grammy-nominated music you might not have heard.

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More Stories

Nickel Creek's new album, A Dotted Line, comes out April 1.

March 23, 2014 One-time bluegrass prodigies reunite with an album that fully captures each player's strengths.

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November 4, 2007 What if Yo-Yo Ma could only have five recordings on his iPod? Hear the celebrated cellist's choices.

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