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Sturgill Simpson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Listen to the outlaw country singer's high-octane, honky-tonking set.

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Watch Ashley Monroe Perform Live In Concert

Watch Ashley Monroe play songs from her new, breakthrough album, The Blade, live in New York.

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'I Love The Truth': Ashley Monroe In Conversation

The singer and songwriter talks with NPR's Ann Powers about her new album, The Blade.

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All Songs TV

Kacey Musgraves Sings One For Marriage Equality

On a historic day, she couldn't pass up the chance to perform "Follow Your Arrow" at the Tiny Desk.

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Allison Moorer On Mountain Stage

Like much of Moorer's music, the alt-country singer's new album is informed by personal struggles.

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All Songs TV

First Watch: Ashley Monroe, 'On To Something Good'

This confident, sunny romp of a song proves Monroe's ready to take on the bro-country establishment.

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Caroline Rose On Mountain Stage

Hear the singer blend folk, rockabilly, pop, rock and blues live onstage in West Virginia.

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Peter Wolf On Mountain Stage

The J. Geils Band frontman makes a surprise appearance onstage in West Virginia.

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The Mastersons On Mountain Stage

The husband-and-wife alt-country duo performs live in West Virginia.

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Songs We Love: John Moreland, 'Cherokee'

A room-hushing, broken-hearted ballad from a singer with a glowing baritone.