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Holly Williams On Mountain Stage

Though she comes from country-music royalty, Holly Williams has a voice that's uniquely hers.

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Luray On Mountain Stage

Luray, an Americana collective, uses a wide array of instruments to craft its sound.

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Jane Bunnett And Chihiro Yamanaka On JazzSet

Hear the flute player and pianist in sets from the Kennedy Center's Women in Jazz Festival.

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The Defibulators On Mountain Stage

The Defibulators make music that's been called a little bit CBGB, a little bit Grand Ole Opry.

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Ed Kowalczyk On Mountain Stage

A '90s hitmaker with Live, Kowalczyk tones down his sound in this intimate solo acoustic set.

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Deer Tick On Mountain Stage

On recent albums, the band's genre-bending sound has taken a turn toward straightforward rock.

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'Two Skirts And A Shirt' On JazzSet

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From Washington, D.C., Rene Marie, Allan Harris and Carla Cook are in sweet harmony with a message.

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Perfect Pussy

Watch the energetic Syracuse punk band kick off our SXSW showcase in raucous fashion.

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Irish Music Week On Part 3

Today we hear from two more Irish acts, The Lost Bothers and Guggenheim Grotto.

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Eagulls

The British post-punk upstarts did anything but take it easy during NPR Music's SXSW showcase.

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