Live in Concert Live performances from some of today's best bands.

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists in Concert

Ted Leo first emerged on the hardcore scene of the late 1980s in the bands Citizen's Arrest, Animal Crackers and Chisel. He's since become one of the most innovative and important figures in the east coast rock scene. Hear Ted Leo and The Pharmacists recorded live in concert.

Crazy Cool: Nellie McKay in Concert

Nellie McKay is a singer-songwriter known for her distinctive mix of jazz vocals and torch singing with cabaret pop, rock and a rap-inspired rants. Hear McKay in a full concert recorded live from Alexandria, VA.

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Explosions in the Sky, live from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Joel Didriksen/kingpinphoto.com hide caption

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Explosions In The Sky In Concert

Instrumental rock group Explosions in the Sky, electronic artist Eluvium and avant-garde noise-pop band The Paper Chase meet in the nation's capital for a night of music, recorded live from the 9:30 Club.

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The Good, The Bad & The Queen, Live In Concert

The Good, The Bad & The Queen features Blur frontman Damon Albarn, The Clash bassist Paul Simonon, Afrobeat pioneer and drummer Tony Allen, and former Verve guitarist Simon Tong.

The Good, The Bad & The Queen, Live In Concert

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Arcade Fire In Concert

Hear Arcade Fire live in concert from New York's Judson Memorial Church during their Neon Bible period in 2007.

Arcade Fire In Concert

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Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton in Concert

Emily Haines makes ethereal, piano-driven songs that are dark and gloomy, but utterly infectious. Haines visits Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club with her backing band The Soft Skeleton for a night of music originally webcast live on NPR.org Jan. 10.

Emily Haines and the Soft Skeleton in Concert

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Ray LaMontagne in Concert

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Ray LaMontagne makes mellow, sometimes dark, poetry songs with delicate string arrangements and warmly textured atmospherics. He brings his music to Washington, DC's 9:30 Club for a full concert.

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Cat Power In Concert

Cat Power is the music of Chan Marshall, a Southern-born singer-songwriter with a soulful, heart-wrenching voice. In a decade-long career, her music has evolved from spare, angst-ridden rock to lush, warm soul, while always intimate and mesmerizing. Hear Cat Power in a full concert, recorded live from Washington, D.C.

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OK Go, French Kicks in Concert from D.C.

Riding a wave of popularity for its playfully choreographed videos, wit and hyper-catchy pop hooks, OK Go has generated the kind of cult following and buzz most bands could only dream of. The group brings its wildly animated live show to Washington, D.C.

Ok Go in Concert on All Songs Considered

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The Black Keys, Black Angels in Concert

The Black Angels and The Black Keys make raw, fuzz-filled riff-rock in the spirit of classic '60s and early '70s metal bands. Hear both acts in two full concerts, recorded live from Washington, D.C.