Efterklang performs with Wordless Music Orchestra at the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ryan Muir for NPR hide caption

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Efterklang With Wordless Music Orchestra, Live In Concert

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The Danish art-rock trio and Wordless Music Orchestra premiere a stunning performance of Piramida.

Efterklang With Wordless Music Orchestra, Live In Concert

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Virginia Mayhew and bassist Harvie S perform at the Mary Lou Williams Festival. Margot Schulman/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Catherine Russell, Virginia Mayhew On JazzSet

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Russell and Mayhew present the music of Mary Lou Williams at the festival that bears her name.

Catherine Russell, Virginia Mayhew On JazzSet

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Grizzly Bear In Concert

Hear the Brooklyn psych-pop band perform a full set live from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Grizzly Bear In Concert

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Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performs. The group was awarded New/Emerging Artist Of The Year. Erika Goldring/Courtesy of AMA hide caption

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The 2012 Americana Music Association Awards

Folk Alley

Listen to the annual awards ceremony honoring the best Americana and folk music of the year.

The AMA Awards, Live From Nashville

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M83 In Concert

Hear a stunning concert from the ambient-pop genius M83, recorded live from Washington, D.C.

M83 In Concert

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Members of ACME (violinists Caroline Shaw and Ben Russell, violist Nadia Sirota and cellist Clarice Jensen) dug into Steve Reich's Different Trains to open their performance, recorded live on Sept. 11, 2012. AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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ACME In Concert: Steve Reich's Complete String Quartets

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The contemporary music dynamos traversed landmark works at New York's (Le) Poisson Rouge.

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The Sheepdogs In Concert

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The blues-rock band plays songs from its new album, produced by The Black Keys' Patrick Carney.

The Sheepdogs In Concert

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Mountain Stage

The Chandler Travis Three-O On Mountain Stage

The endlessly fun quartet is paving the way for the modern intersection between music and comedy.

The Chandler Travis Three-O On Mountain Stage

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Mountain Stage

Lucy Wainwright Roche On Mountain Stage

The folk scion plays music from her most recent album, Lucy, and finishes with a brilliant cover.

Lucy Wainwright Roche On Mountain Stage

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