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Amy LaVere On Mountain Stage

The bassist and singer based her latest album on memories of running away from home as a teenager.

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Marti Jones On Mountain Stage

The singer and painter's longstanding love of bossa nova is evident in this concert.

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Storyman On Mountain Stage

The Irish folk-pop duo, once known as Guggenheim Grotto, strips away its electronic elements.

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Gabriel Kahane On Mountain Stage

The folk-pop singer performs songs from his new album The Ambassador, a portrait of Los Angeles.

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Béla Fleck And Abigail Washburn On Mountain Stage

Hear a performance from the banjo-playing husband and wife, who've finally made an album together.

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Ethan Johns On Mountain Stage

Hear the respected English producer perform songs from his second solo album, The Reckoning.

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Sam Amidon & Bill Frisell

Amidon weaves his compositions into traditional music, while Frisell adds atmospheric guitar.

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Robert Ellis On Mountain Stage

The Houston singer-songwriter's performance includes an impromptu Richard Thompson cover.

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Hiss Golden Messenger On Mountain Stage

The inventive Carolina roots-rock band performs songs from its new album, The Lateness Of Dancers.

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Shovels & Rope On Mountain Stage

The South Carolina duo's garage-folk sound and heartfelt songwriting have won over countless fans.