On the new album Into The Deep, the seasoned instrumentalists of Galactic team up with a host of singers including Macy Gray and Mavis Staples. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Galactic performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 23, 2012. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Live in Concert

Galactic In Concert

Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club was home to a night of New Orleans soul and funk when Galactic took the stage for a performance, originally webcast live on NPR Music Feb. 23.

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The New Orleans funk band Galactic's latest album, Carnivale Electrico, takes listeners from Fat Tuesday to Ash Wednesday. Zack Smith hide caption

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Galactic: A Funky Day In The Life Of Mardi Gras

The New Orleans funk band's latest album takes listeners from Fat Tuesday to Ash Wednesday.

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All Songs Considered

Dreaming Of Mardi Gras With Galactic's 'Magalenha'

The New Orleans party band offers up a preview of their first-ever Carnival record.

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