NPR Music and WXPN in Philadelphia will webcast Joan Osborne live from World Cafe Live on Friday at noon ET. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Joan Osborne In Concert

XPN

Listen to a webcast from the singer-songwriter as she revisits her favorite blues numbers.

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Delta Spirit In Concert

XPN

Check out the Brooklyn-via-San Diego band's new sound during a Live Fridays webcast from WXPN.

Delta Spirit In Concert

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The Checkout: Live

Manuel Valera's New Cuban Express: Live In Concert

WBGO

A Cuban pianist hears the percussive sweep of his birth country as modern, electrified jazz.

Manuel Valera's New Cuban Express in Concert

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Thomas Dolby In Concert

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Hear the mad scientist of electronic music perform songs from his first album in more than 20 years.

Thomas Dolby In Concert

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Classics in Concert

Bach's 'St. John Passion' At Carnegie Hall

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The Canadian ensemble and vocal soloists perform Bach's misunderstood St. John Passion.

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Bearfoot On Mountain Stage

The band performs an eclectic set of Americana-flavored songs from its new album, American Story.

Bearfoot On Mountain Stage

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Classics in Concert

The Ecstatic Music Festival: The Mountain Goats And Anonymous 4

Q2

Hear a transcendent show by a very unlikely pairing from the aptly named Ecstatic Music Festival.

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Katie Costello On Mountain Stage

The New York transplant brings her funny and articulate spirit to Mountain Stage for the first time.

Katie Costello On Mountain Stage

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The Sweetback Sisters On Mountain Stage

The beloved Americana band performs throwback country tunes full of swagger and enthusiasm.

The Sweetback Sisters On Mountain Stage

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