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

Charles Bradley showed us why he's called the "Screaming Eagle of Soul." Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Charles Bradley, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

Several music fans at SXSW walked away from our showcase claiming this was the concert of the night. Watch to find out why.

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Chicano Batman, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

Watch as this band from Southern California sends waves of velvet-sounding Chicano soul over the crowd at NPR Music's SXSW showcase in Austin, Texas.

SoCal rapper Vince Staples looks out over the packed house at Stubb's BBQ during NPR Music's SXSW 2016 showcase. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Vince Staples, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

The rapper, whose songs are shaped by his experiences as a youth in Long Beach, Calif., brought charisma, comedy and a touch of cynicism to the stage at NPR Music's SXSW 2016 showcase.

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Mitski, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

At our SXSW showcase, Mitski's songs rang loudly in feedback-riddled heartbreak and quiet desperation. She performed two songs from the forthcoming Puberty 2, including the new "Once More To See You."

Palehound performs at NPR's 2015 CMJ Showcase, which took place at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City on Oct 14, 2015. Loren Wohl for NPR hide caption

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Palehound, Live In Concert

Watch a full set by Ellen Kempner's band, which marries rock muscle to bedroom folk's wiry vulnerability.

Son Little performs a set at NPR's 2015 CMJ showcase, which took place at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City on Oct. 14, 2015. Loren Wohl for NPR hide caption

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Son Little, Live In Concert

The Philly singer-guitarist's trio showed up at New York's (Le) Poisson Rouge in a blues-rock mood. Watch Son Little perform a batch of songs from his self-titled album.

Gaby Moreno and Gina Chavez perform live at KUT's Studio 1A. Dave Pedley hide caption

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Festivo Gaby Moreno In Concert

Her voice dripping with Southern R&B grit, Moreno and her band never lose sight of the emotion in the holiday classics they perform at KUT in Austin, Texas.

Festivo Alt.Latino: Gaby Moreno In Concert

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NPR Music Presents: T-Pain In Concert

To mark the one-year anniversary of the most popular Tiny Desk Concert ever and the 10th anniversary of his debut album, T-Pain played our Washington, D.C. headquarters.

Beirut's Zach Condon performs at The Bell House in Brooklyn, N.Y. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Beirut, Live In Concert

No No No is the first album that Zach Condon and his band of globally minded explorers have released since 2011, debuting many of its songs at Brooklyn's Bell House for NPR Music's First Listen Live.

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The Arcs, Live In Concert

Watch a full concert by the new eight-piece band, led by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach. Recorded live at Housing Works in SoHo, the set features songs from The Arcs' debut album, Yours, Dreamily.

Madisen Ward And The Mama Bear perform at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Madisen Ward And The Mama Bear, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

The mother-and-son duo radiated easy familiarity and sincerity during this charming afternoon set, with songs from their debut album Skeleton Crew.

Madisen Ward And The Mama Bear, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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