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Newport Folk Festival

Marlon Williams, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

Though he was new to many in the audience, the New Zealander's lonesome set was the one festivalgoers were talking about for the rest of the weekend. Hear it now.

Marlon Williams, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

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Amanda Shires Takes Her Dive-Bar Ballad 'Harmless' Out To Loch Ness

In an animated video, Shires' beautifully trembling ballad about emotional infidelity turns into a love story with a lake monster.

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Mountain Stage

Rob Ickes And Trey Hensley On Mountain Stage

Hear the Grammy-nominated bluegrass duo bring jazzy breakdowns and quickfire fingerpicking to the Mountain Stage at West Virginia's Culture Center Theater.

Rob Ickes And Trey Hensley On Mountain Stage

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Newport Folk Festival

Brent Cobb, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

The Georgia-born roots musician's songs tell detailed, easy-paced stories of family and close friends. Hear his Newport Folk set, with special guest Jade Bird.

Brent Cobb, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

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All Songs TV

Courtney Marie Andrews Channels Charlie Chaplin In The Charming Video For 'Irene'

Courtney Marie Andrews channels the spirit of her stirring folk-rock song into a big-hearted new video.

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Mountain Stage

Brennen Leigh On Mountain Stage

The Minnesota-born, Texas-based singer brings her mix of whip-smart lyricism and country swing to Mountain Stage in West Virginia.

Brennen Leigh on Mountain Stage

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Favorite Sessions

Watch Nikki Lane Perform 'Jackpot' Live In The Studio

KCRW

In this session for KCRW, the Nashville country singer shows off her newfound confidence as a songwriter with a track from her latest album, Highway Queen.

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Mountain Stage

The Black Lillies On Mountain Stage

The Knoxville roots-rock band returns to Mountain Stage with its signature mix of country, Motown blues and Americana. Hear a live set recorded at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

The Black Lillies on Mountain Stage

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Mountain Stage

Otis Gibbs On Mountain Stage

The East Nashville raconteur and country-music podcaster makes his Mountain Stage debut with a guitar-slinging performance.

Otis Gibbs On Mountain Stage

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Mountain Stage

Watch Fred Eaglesmith Perform 'Toggle Switch' Live On Mountain Stage

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The Canadian country musician makes his sixth appearance on Mountain Stage with this humorous performance, as recorded live in Charleston, W.Va.