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Newport Folk Festival

Brandi Carlile, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

The folk-rock powerhouse's candid, emotional songs mingled irresistibly with her cheerful stage presence and radiant smile during her Newport set.

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Brandi Carlile's fifth studio album, The Firewatcher's Daughter, will be out on March 3. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Brandi Carlile: Bending Notes Until They Break

Known for her soaring melodies and rich, rugged voice, the singer-songwriter performs songs from her new album, Bear Creek, in NPR's Studio 4A.

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Brandi Carlile's song "Dying Day" took on new meaning for a Wisconsin woman hoping to adopt a child from Ethiopia. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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