Concerts Performances from today's top artists, filmed at venues and festivals across the country.

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Joan Osborne In Concert

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The singer-songwriter recently released a collection of blues and soul cover songs. Hear Osborne perform tracks from Bring It On Home during a webcast from World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

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Delta Spirit In Concert

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The San Diego roots-rock quintet moved to Brooklyn and left its bar-band sound behind. Check out the "new" Delta Spirit in 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

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He stands in a long line of virtuoso Cuban-born musicians based in New York. In a live performance, the pianist hears the island's percussive sweep as modern, electrified jazz.

Manuel Valera's New Cuban Express in Concert

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Thomas Dolby In Concert

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English musician Thomas Dolby is a mad scientist, harnessing the power of electronic music as none have before him. Here, he performs a noontime concert at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

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, including tenor Ian Bostridge, 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

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Hear a transcendent show by a very unlikely pairing from the aptly named Ecstatic Music Festival: Indie icons meet up with a crystal-pure classical vocal quartet.

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Katie Costello On Mountain Stage

The New York transplant brings her bright, funny and articulate spirit to Mountain Stage for the first time, as she plays songs from her latest record, Lamplight.

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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