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

Duncan Sheik will perform from the World Cafe Live stage today at noon ET. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Duncan Sheik In Concert

XPN

It's been 15 years since "Barely Breathing," and Sheik hasn't really slowed down. Hear the songwriter and Broadway composer take the Kimmel Center stage in Philadelphia at for a live concert.

Duncan Sheik In Concert

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Pioneering folk singer Hazel Dickens, center, performs with Mollie and Tim O'Brien in 1997. Dickens died on Friday, April 22, at the age of 75. Steven Wayne Rotsch/West Virginia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Hear Hazel Dickens Peform On Mountain Stage

The bluegrass pioneer died on Friday at the age of 75. Hear a Mountain Stage performance from the West Virginia treasure, recorded live in 1997.

Hazel Dickens On Mountain Stage

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Gretchen Parlato performs at the Quad Stage during the Newport Jazz Festival. Erik Jacobs for NPR. hide caption

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Gretchen Parlato, Conrad Herwig On JazzSet

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From two stages at the Newport Jazz Festival, hear a gifted young singer and the Latin side of Herbie Hancock.

Gretchen Parlato, Conrad Herwig On JazzSet

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Okkervil River performing at KUT's Cactus Cafe. Jeff Heimsath/Courtesy of KUT hide caption

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Okkervil River Live, 'I Am Very Far'

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Okkervil River's highly anticipated new album, I Am Very Far, won't be released until May 10. But the band gave a sneak preview of the new music in a performance from KUT's Cactus Cafe.

Charles Bradley recently performed a session for KEXP from Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop in Austin, Texas. Jim Bennett/KEXP hide caption

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Charles Bradley: Hip-Jerking, Heartfelt Soul

KEXP

In this riveting and heartfelt performance from Mellow Johnny's at SXSW, Bradley is possessed by the spirit of James Brown. Hear Bradley's performance from Mellow Johnny's Bike Shop for KEXP, recorded in Austin, Texas.

Charles Bradley: Hip-Jerking, Heartfelt Soul

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The Low Anthem In Concert

XPN

The Rhode Island band is back with Smart Flesh, an album that shakes off some of The Low Anthem's past whimsy and taps into something more visceral. Hear the group perform live from the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia.

The Low Anthem In Concert

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Let San Francisco Shake: PJ Harvey In Concert

KQED Public Media

Iconoclastic singer-songwriter PJ Harvey is making four U.S. stops in support of her recent album. Hear one of those concerts, from the Warfield Theater in San Francisco, in its entirety.

Let San Francisco Shake: PJ Harvey In Concert

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Ella Fitzgerald performs with the Dizzy Gillespie Big Band in 1947. That's Gillespie to her right, in complete awe. William Gottlieb/Library of Congress via Flickr hide caption

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The Music Of 'Ella!' On JazzSet

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The Kennedy Center celebrates the life and music of Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996) with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Janis Siegel and the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band.

The Music Of 'Ella!' On JazzSet

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Eilen Jewell In Concert

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With music that combines folk, country, blues and pop, Jewell crafts a distinct sound that draws on roots music without sounding needlessly old-fashioned. Hear the singer-songwriter perform live from Philadelphia right now.

Eilen Jewell In Concert

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Renee Rosnes performs at the Village Vanguard. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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Renee Rosnes Quartet On JazzSet

WBGO

Hear Rosnes lead her quartet in New York at the world-famous Village Vanguard — where, she says, "I can turn to my left" and right, and over her shoulder, "and see the face of a jazz fan sitting a few feet away from me."

Renee Rosnes Quartet On JazzSet

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