Clockwise from upper left: Bright Eyes, Ed Sheeran, Louis Armstrong, Etta James, Peter Gabriel Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Conor Oberst of Bright Eyes in January, 2005. Cara Bloch/The Hell Gate/Corbis hide caption

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Bright Eyes recently performed on World Cafe. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Conor Oberst, a rock 'n' roll lifer at the age of 31, played a two-hour set with his band Bright Eyes at Auditorium Shores in Austin, Tex. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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The Antlers will debut the group's new album, live on NPR Music, from The Parish in Austin, TX on Mar. 17. The band is just one of more than a dozen featured on this year's coverage of the festival. Ben Ritter/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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