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Favorite Sessions

Father John Misty, 'I Love You, Honeybear' KCRW-FM

Watch the folk-rock singer-songwriter as he passionately performs the title song from his new album.

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All Songs TV

A Song For Chinese New Year: Stop And Hear The Red Flowers

American banjo players Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck play a traditional Chinese song.

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Valerie June, 'Workin' Woman Blues' (Live)

The captivating singer performs a plaintive blues-folk lament in the woods at Pickathon.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

John Reilly & Friends

Reilly sings and plays guitar alongside Tom Brosseau and Lavender Diamond's Becky Stark.

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Rose Cousins On Mountain Stage

One of Canada's most respected roots-music singer-songwriters performs live in West Virginia.

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Mountain Stage

The Stray Birds On Mountain Stage

The band draws on the rich traditions of American folk music while still sounding modern.

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Joan Shelley On Mountain Stage

The Louisville native performs songs from 2014's moody, languid, country-inflected Electric Ursa.

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Black Prairie On Mountain Stage

Hear the Portland string band, with members of The Decemberists and Bearfoot, as it performs live.

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The Devil Makes Three On Mountain Stage

The speedy and intoxicating Americana band performs seven songs live on stage in West Virginia.

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Yonder Mountain String Band On Mountain Stage

Hear a set from the modern, high-energy bluegrass band, recorded live in West Virginia.