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Tiny Desk Concert with Nickel Creek on August 13, 2014. Sarah Tilotta/NPR hide caption

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Marissa Nadler performed live for WAMU's Bandwidth. WAMU hide caption

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A still from "Pony Blues." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jeff Tweedy performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Conor Oberst performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Taylor Goldsmith of the band Dawes performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Tim Perry and the band Ages and Ages perform at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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The Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Deer Tick performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Chris Thile and Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek perform at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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