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

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Houndmouth, Live In Concert

All four members of the Indiana band share lead vocals throughout their warm, rambling debut, From the Hills Below the City. Hear Houndmouth perform as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Houndmouth, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

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Iris DeMent, Live In Concert

Growing up singing alongside 14 siblings in rural Arkansas, the 52-year-old singer-songwriter emerges from another era. After a long hiatus, DeMent returned with a gorgeous album called.

Iris DeMent, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

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Colin Meloy, Live In Concert

Watch members of The Decemberists — at the festival as Black Prairie — and Laura Veirs join Meloy on a version of "Yankee Bayonet."

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Andrew Bird, Live In Concert

Bird's records have grown quieter and more intimate in recent years, but he remains a remarkably dynamic live performer. Watch him collaborate with Tift Merritt at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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Michael Kiwanuka, Live In Concert

With a voice that brings to mind the grace of Marvin Gaye or Sam Cooke, the Londoner conjures up the feel of vintage soul in the service of breezily accessible, contemporary-sounding songs.

Michael Kiwanuka, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

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Bombino, Live In Concert

O mar Moctar (a.k.a. Bombino) is a young, Niger-born Tuareg guitarist inspired by the wizardry of Saharan rock bands like Tinariwen. Watch Bombino perform as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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Tift Merritt, Live In Concert

Merritt got her start as a country singer, but the North Carolina native has spent the years since wandering down far-flung side roads. Hear her perform as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Tift Merritt, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

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Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Live In Concert

After their Hall & Oates' cover went viral on YouTube, Nicki Bluhm and her band The Gramblers continue plugging away as hard-working rockers. Hear them perform at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

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The Felice Brothers, Live In Concert

Though it first specialized in rowdy rock 'n' roll, the brother-band has spent the last few years exploring the more reflective side of its barroom-friendly, accordion-enhanced sound.

The Felice Brothers, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

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Lord Huron, Live In Concert

Lord Huron has figured out a way to blend the choirboy folk of a Fleet Foxes with the more roiling, polyrhythmic pursuits of Vampire Weekend. It's a mix of surprisingly complementary sensibilities.

Lord Huron, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

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