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Punch Brothers artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music
February 12, 2013 Chris Thile's quintet continues to push bluegrass' boundaries into experimental rock territory.
April 11, 2012 The Punch Brothers member brings a few friends and bandmates to his bluegrass set on today's show.
September 27, 2011 Chris Thile's new group brings innovative string-band music to West Virginia's most famous stage.
August 1, 2010 Chris Thile, from the best-selling Nickel Creek, plays live with his progressive bluegrass group.
June 11, 2010 Singer and mandolinist Chris Thile formed Punch Brothers in the aftermath of Nickel Creek's demise.
July 21, 2008 The new-bluegrass band with a progressive chamber-music bent headlines an episode of Mountain Stage.
April 26, 2012 Hear the group's subtle pleasures and strange musical structures in this studio session with WFUV.
March 11, 2008 Chris Thile's new band combines bluegrass instrumentation with modern classical composition.
July 31, 2010 Antifogmatic combines bluegrass instrumentation with classical music and rock 'n roll.
February 29, 2008 A mandolin virtuoso's new work is part chamber music, part song cycle — and wholly bluegrass.
June 16, 2010 The NPR Music gang examines some of the highlights from this year's Bonnaroo Music Festival.
May 25, 2012 A lament on the Starbucks-ization of America, great music and a bit of questionable life advice.
June 13, 2011 Watch Thile and Daves play traditional bluegrass with New York intensity at the NPR Music offices.
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