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Mountain Stage

Matt Nathanson On Mountain Stage

The singer performs an acoustic version of his hit "Come On Get Higher" during this 2007 recording.

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Sigur Rós In Concert WFUV-FM

Hear one of the world's greatest live bands deliver a sweeping two-hour set from Brooklyn.

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Blind Pilot, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

The band has learned to give its catchy, charmingly delicate folk-pop a bit of a propulsive kick.

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Megafaun, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

The band has a knack for blending classic-rock traditionalism with a real ear for experimentation.

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Newport Folk Festival

Charles Bradley, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

Real-deal experience, and an understanding of hardship, infuses every soulful note Bradley sings.

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Dawes, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

The band carries a serious torch for the greatest moments of rock's collision with folk and country.

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