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Newport Folk Festival

Sam Bush: Newport Folk 2010

Folk Alley

Eight albums into his Grammy-decorated solo career, Sam Bush has become a consistent heavy hitter in the world of bluegrass.

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Live in Concert

Gorillaz, Recorded Live In Damascus

Listen as Damon Albarn and the cartoon-intensive cast of Gorillaz's new album Plastic Beach perform a historic concert with the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music.

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A death in the family inspires Mark Bates to come up with his own plan: "Skip all that, throw me off a hill." courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In Miniature Tigers' "Bullfighter Jacket," singer Charlie Brand's wispy, boyish voice melds nicely with laid-back grooves. Brandon Lee hide caption

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