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The Low Anthem artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

The Low Anthem performed on Mountain Stage.

January 18, 2012 The indie-folk band returns to West Virginia's most famous stage to perform cuts from Smart Flesh.

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The Low Anthem performs live from Philadelphia Friday at noon ET.

April 22, 2011 Hear the Rhode Island band perform live from the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia.

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The Low Anthem perform live at Washington, D.C. historic 6th and I Synagogue.

February 24, 2011 Hear the band's full show, recorded live from a 100-year-old synagogue in Washington, D.C.

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January 27, 2010 The Rhode Island trio performs songs from its breakthrough album on this 25th-anniversary special.

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August 1, 2009 The band's ever-changing arrangements reflect the disparate interests and careers of its members.

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July 30, 2009 Festival producer Jay Sweet talks about what's in store for this year's 50th-anniversary event.

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December 5, 2008 Hear the sincere, unadorned Americana band perform live in concert from WXPN in Philadelphia.

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Studio Sessions

The Chieftains kicked off their North American tour at WGBH's Fraser Studio in Boston.

March 16, 2012 Paddy Maloney and his gang are joined by The Low Anthem in front of a spirited studio audience.

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July 19, 2011 Hear songs from the Rhode Island foursome, recorded live at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center.

The Rhode Island quartet The Low Anthem recently played a session for WFUV in New York City.

March 31, 2011 Hear the Rhode Island band's ghostly brand of Americana in this session with WFUV in New York City.

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All three members of The Low Anthem attended Brown University before taking the band full-time.

August 30, 2009 The Low Anthem offers an inventive and surprising survey of American folk and roots music.

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February 4, 2009 The Americana trio The Low Anthem talks about its new album, Oh My God, Charlie Darwin.

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Interviews & Profiles

All three members of The Low Anthem attended Brown University before taking the band full-time.

August 30, 2009 The Low Anthem offers an inventive and surprising survey of American folk and roots music.

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Discover Songs

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August 4, 2010 All Songs Considered looks at some of the festival's best moments, from Edward Sharpe and more.

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July 30, 2009 Festival producer Jay Sweet talks about what's in store for this year's 50th-anniversary event.

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July 7, 2009 Just past the halfway point of 2009, we're already thinking about the best music of the year.

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June 8, 2009 A power pop classic from Big Star, Malaysian singer Zee Avi, a new Danger Mouse project, more.

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January 8, 2009 "To Ohio" showcases the band's soft, tender side, but there's more to it than just sweet elegance.

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November 17, 2008 Three albums in, The Low Anthem again proves itself a quintessential purveyor of rootsy rock.

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January 8, 2008 The Low Anthem keeps it real with old-school folk that digs deep into the Americana past.

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News

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November 16, 2010 The Low Anthem is set to release a new record in line with the band's unconventional style.

Reviews

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August 4, 2010 All Songs Considered looks at some of the festival's best moments, from Edward Sharpe and more.

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January 8, 2009 "To Ohio" showcases the band's soft, tender side, but there's more to it than just sweet elegance.

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November 17, 2008 Three albums in, The Low Anthem again proves itself a quintessential purveyor of rootsy rock.

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More Stories

Smart Flesh, The Low Anthem's follow-up to Oh My God, Charlie Darwin, will be released in the U.S. on Feb. 22.

February 14, 2011 Hear the Rhode Island band's melancholy new album of blues, folk and country music in its entirety.

The Low Anthem, "Ghost Woman Blues"

December 10, 2010 Watch the premiere of this new song from The Low Anthem's upcoming album, Smart Flesh.

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January 20, 2010 The band's sullen, spacious music was a perfect fit for the intimacy of the NPR Music offices.

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