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

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Russell Malone Trio On JazzSet

The guitarist's uptempo tunes swing and his ballads melt at the Kennedy Center.

Russell Malone Trio On JazzSet

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Mountain Stage NewSong 2010 contest winner Amber Rubarth performs on Mountain Stage.

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Amber Rubarth On Mountain Stage

The chainsaw-carving apprentice-turned-songwriter brings her acclaimed solo work to Mountain Stage for the second time.

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The Checkout: Live

Gilad Hekselman Quartet: Live In Concert

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The guitarist called his last album Hearts Wide Open, a mission statement built around his search for the core in modern jazz. Along the way, he wrote a few tunes for a band of top New York players.

Bay Area country rock collective Blame Sally perform on Mountain Stage.

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Blame Sally On Mountain Stage

With its collaborative take on folk, Americana, rock and country, Blame Sally features four of the Bay Area's most celebrated solo artists.

East Lansing roots band Frontier Ruckus perform on Mountain Stage.

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Frontier Ruckus On Mountain Stage

The East Lansing, Mich., roots group brings a contemporary angle to its music, eschewing traditional tales of trains, whiskey and rambling for reflections on suburbia, family and "life on the edge of the interstate."

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World Cafe

20th-Anniversary Concert Highlights

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Hear live performances from The Little Willies, Feist, Amos Lee, Dawes, The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Rhett Miller, Indigo Girls and John Hiatt.

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John Oates On Mountain Stage

The pop-rock legend departs from his best-known music with Hall and Oates to showcase his solo work based in American roots, soul and blues.

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The Polyphonic Spree In Concert

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The group's mix of upbeat, melodic songs and heavy themes has made The Polyphonic Spree known around the world. Tim DeLaughter and his bandmates stopped by World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

The Polyphonic Spree In Concert

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