Maya Beiser performs a Tiny Desk Concert on April 9, 2013. Marie McGrory/NPR hide caption

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The Music Tapes turned the Rock And Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. into a giant circus for this concert on Jan. 13, 2013. The performance was among Bob Boilen's top five favorite shows so far this year. Bob Boilen hide caption

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Buddy Miller and Jimmy Lauderdale perform a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 19, 2013. Gabriella Demczuk/NPR hide caption

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