Glen Hansard performs as part of KUT's "Live at the Four Seasons" sessions in Austin during SXSW.
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The singer, known for The Swell Season and The Frames (as well as the movie March 29, 2012 Once), offers a glimpse of his forthcoming album during this session on KUT, recorded live during SXSW.
From left: Steve Lehman, Damion Reid and Matt Brewer recently performed on WBGO's
The Checkout with host Josh Jackson.
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Lehman, an award-winning composer and sax player, is committed to both otherness and tradition. Here, his trio performs three tracks from its new album, March 27, 2012 Dialect Fluorescent, on WBGO's The Checkout.
Benny Golson (right) and pianist Sharp Radway perform at the KPLU studios in Seattle.
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Golson, who recorded his first album as a bandleader 55 years ago, is responsible for some of the most memorable songs in the jazz canon. Watch the tenor-sax legend perform at KPLU in Seattle.
March 22, 2012
Lara Downes plays contemporary takes on Bach's iconic
Goldberg Variations in NPR's studio 4A.
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The pianist performs contemporary takes on Bach's March 21, 2012 Goldberg Variations in the NPR studio
Lara Downes' New Viewpoints On Old Variations
The Chieftains kicked off their North American tour at WGBH's Fraser Studio in Boston.
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Fifty years into a storied career, The Chieftains have no intention of slowing down, as evidenced by appearance at WGBH's Fraser Performance Studio in Boston. Folk-rock stars The Low Anthem join.
March 16, 2012
The Chieftains In Concert On 'A Celtic Sojourn'
HoneyHoney visited KCRW for a exclusive performance.
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The sultry Americana duo comes to life with compelling lyrics and expert banjo playing in this live session from KCRW in HoneyHoney's hometown of Los Angeles.
March 7, 2012
KCRW Presents: HoneyHoney
Singer James Mercer performs the first single off of his band's new album March 7, 2012 Port Of Morrow, "Simple Song".
yMusic performs at WNYC.
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The New York-based mini-orchestra play material that blurs the lines between popular and classical music.
February 23, 2012
Y La Bamba perform in October of 2010.
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The Oregon-based band showed off their unique indie pop meets February 21, 2012 canciones mix in this October 2010 session.
Nada Surf performs at KEXP.
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Even after nearly 20 years on the road, Nada Surf plays with the vigor and vitality of a new band. Here, the group performs a lengthy set of songs from its new album, with a few classics thrown in for good measure.
February 20, 2012