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Field Recordings

Tweedy And Son Take To The Tunnels, Friends In Tow

Hear "High As Hello" twice: once live with members of Lucius and once from the forthcoming Sukierae.

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Mavis Staples, Live In Concert

Mavis Staples, whose titanic career spans more than 60 years, closed the 2014 Newport Folk Festival.

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Jeff Tweedy, Live In Concert

The latest album from the Wilco and Uncle Tupelo singer is a collaboration with his teenage son.

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Conor Oberst, Live In Concert

The Bright Eyes singer has learned to channel his youthful intensity into real showmanship.

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Dawes, Live In Concert

A heartwarming crowd-pleaser on stage and record, Dawes has become a Newport Folk Festival mainstay.

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Ages And Ages, Live In Concert

The shambling folk-rock sing-alongs of Portland's Ages and Ages are infused with communal spirit.

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Berklee Gospel & Roots Choir, Live In Concert

The gospel choir features some of the best and brightest from Boston's Berklee College of Music.

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Nickel Creek, Live In Concert

Nickel Creek returned this year after a seven year hiatus with no loss of creativity or chops.

Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent of Shovels and Rope perform at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Shovels & Rope, Live In Concert

Equal parts rowdy and loving, the husband-and-wife duo Shovels & Rope radiates knockabout charm.

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Pokey LaFarge, Live In Concert

Pokey LaFarge is a man out of time and a true wanderer, but he never seems like a novelty act.