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Recent Folk

Rodrigo y Gabriela in a scene from their new video for the song "The Russian Messenger."

April 16, 2014 The duo's latest video is a no-frills performance showcasing their phenomenal guitar work.

Tom Brosseau performs a Tiny Desk Concert in February 2014.

April 12, 2014 The North Dakota singer-songwriter possesses one of the most arresting voices in folk music today.


Jesse Winchester performs live in The Netherlands in 2011.

April 11, 2014 The singer-songwriter counted Emmylou Harris and Elvis Costello among his fans.


Jesse Winchester

April 11, 2014 Artists such as Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Elvis Costello covered his songs. He was 69.


Lucy Wainwright Roche.

April 9, 2014 The singer-songwriter took her own path before following in her family members' musical footsteps.


David Lamb (left), here with his Brown Bird bandmate MorganEve Swain, died Saturday of complications from leukemia.

April 7, 2014 The singer, whose music explored blues and country, died Saturday after a fight with leukemia.

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