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

Chris Thile and Michael Daves perform at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival

Chris Thile & Michael Daves: Newport Folk 2011

Folk Alley

Hear the duo play some blazingly intense bluegrass in a concert from the Newport Folk Festival.

Chris Thile & Michael Daves: Newport Folk 2011

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Justin Townes Earle performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Justin Townes Earle: Newport Folk 2011

The young singer explores the sounds of gospel and stark folk music in a concert from Newport.

Justin Townes Earle: Newport Folk 2011

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Trampled by Turtles performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Trampled By Turtles: Newport Folk 2011

Hear the band's blazing pace of punk and impeccable dexterity of bluegrass in a concert from Newport.

Trampled By Turtles: Newport Folk 2011

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Wanda Jackson performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Wanda Jackson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

The Queen of Rockabilly was a forceful presence at the Newport Folk Festival.

Wanda Jackson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Amos Lee performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Amos Lee: Newport Folk 2011

Hear Lee perform songs from the hooky, honest and introspective Mission Bell in a concert Newport.

Amos Lee: Newport Folk 2011

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Brown Bird performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Brown Bird: Newport Folk 2011

Folk Alley

Hear the up-and-coming duo Mix dark American folk music and styles of Eastern Europe at Newport.

Brown Bird: Newport Folk 2011

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Secret Sisters' Laura and Lydia Rogers perform at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Secret Sisters: Newport Folk 2011

Hear Laura and Lydia Rogers showcase a mix of country classics and originals in a show from Newport.

Secret Sisters: Newport Folk 2011

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Carolina Chocolate Drops performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Carolina Chocolate Drops: Newport Folk 2011

Hear the Grammy-winning African-American string band perform live from Newport.

Carolina Chocolate Drops: Newport Folk 2011

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Mountain Man performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Mountain Man: Newport Folk 2011

Folk Alley

Mountain Man brought its gorgeous three-part harmonies to the Newport Folk Festival.

Mountain Man: Newport Folk 2011

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David Wax Museum performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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David Wax Museum: Newport Folk 2011

Last year's Newport contest winners are now much beloved regulars of folk music. Hear a concert.

David Wax Museum: Newport Folk 2011

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