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Christopher Paul Stelling

Best witnessed live, Stelling's music is steeped in tradition yet filled with vitality and soul.

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And The Kids

The trio's music is full of life, with dissonant sounds that still feel suited for singalongs.

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Oddisee

The charismatic Brooklyn-via-D.C.-area rapper creates just the right amount of space in his music.

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Hop Along

Frances Quinlan's raspy voice whispers one moment, then lets loose a gut-punching howl the next.

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Strand Of Oaks

Timothy Showalter's music is filled with bite and sometimes regret, but also a good deal of warmth.

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The Prettiots

The clever trio shares its love of everything from Law & Order to old-school girl groups.

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The Two-Way

Foo Fighters Frontman Breaks Leg During Concert, But The Show Goes On

Dave Grohl fell off a stage during a concert in Goteburg, Sweden, but returned after a visit to the hospital and finished the gig with his leg in a cast.

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Front Row

Gem Club, '252' (Live) WGBH

Christopher Barnes and Ieva Berberian perform live at Berklee College of Music, their alma mater.

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Anna & Elizabeth

If you've never thought your tastes would lean to mountain music, breathe deep and soak it all in.