Jessica McLeod, center, dances along to Mariachi El Bronx with her friends, who came to Sasquatch from Victoria, BC in a caravan of fifteen cars.
May 28, 2011 Watch 60-second videos from the first two days of the Sasquatch Music Festival.
May 28, 2011 The Gorge amphitheater outside Seattle has to be one of Earth's most beautiful spots, and it's the backdrop to a long weekend of amazing music.
May 23, 2011 The 11-year-old singer, best known for her rousing appearance on America's Got Talent, performs show tunes, Classical repertoire such as or even a pop tune. Watch Evancho perform Handel's "Ombra mai fu" for a stunned audience at the NPR Music offices.
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The Telsa Orchestra.
May 22, 2011 Hear The Tesla Orchestra perform hit songs using groundbreaking software — and electricity.
Auditorium Shores in Austin, Texas.
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May 18, 2011 At SXSW back in March, Bob Boilen shot 67 one-minute videos of every band he saw. It took him nearly two months to finish the project, here it is: the festival's last day.
Jon Hopkins (left) and King Creosote collaborate on the new album Diamond Mine, out May 24.
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May 15, 2011 A Scottish singer-songwriter and an English dance-music maven join forces on a spare, engrossing new album. Hear it in its entirety.
Paul Simon with fan Rayna Ford in Toronto.
May 14, 2011 Paul Simon surprises a fan by inviting her on stage to sing the very song on which she learned to play guitar.
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May 13, 2011 Watch this bittersweet story song by the talented Amanda Shires set to "paper doll animation"
May 11, 2011 Neil Innes may play and sing, but you come for his wit, not his guitar chops. In his work with Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band and The Rutles, Innes writes music packed with jokes and laugh-out-loud satire. Watch him play three classics in the NPR Music offices.
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Bon Iver in Fall Creek, Wisc., August 2010.
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May 9, 2011 Here's the tour schedule for Bon Iver. Is the band coming to your town?
Musician and filmmaker Sam Cohen.
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May 7, 2011 Ten years of notebook drawings by Michael Arthur, 1,650 individual frames and an X-acto blade were used to create the video for this song by Yellowbirds called "The Reason."
NPR Music's first listening party, live at the Gibson Room in Washington, D.C.
May 6, 2011 At our first-ever NPR Music Listening Party Thursday night, we played new songs in front of an audience of rabid music fans. And the winner was?
May 2, 2011 Jones' name is synonymous with the Hammond B3 organ. At 17, he recorded the instrument's anthem, "Green Onions," with his band Booker T and The MG's. Watch him play the song all alone in the NPR Music offices — and with such joy, you'd swear he just discovered it.
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Paper record player
April 28, 2011 Lots of people have seen flimsy plastic records that fall out of magazines. But a paper record player that plays them?
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April 27, 2011 RSVP to attend a meet-up and listening party with Bob Boilen and other NPR Music fans at the Gibson Showroom in Washington, D.C.
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