Regina Spektor, performing live at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City, May 31, 2012. Gisel Figallo-Florez for NPR hide caption

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Regina Spektor In Concert

The warmly eclectic singer-songwriter Regina Spektor played old favorites and introduced fans to highlights from her lovely new album, What We Saw From the Cheap Seats.

TUCSON, AZ - APRIL 24: Musicians Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, Mike Love, David Marks and Bruce Johnston perform during the Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Concert Tour at the Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater on April 24, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Mike Moore/Getty Images) Mike Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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The Beach Boys In Concert

The band is currently on tour, celebrating its 50th anniversary and a new album called That's Why God Made the Radio. Hear an hour of highlights from several of The Beach Boys' recent shows.

The Beach Boys In Concert

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Michael Kiwanuka In Concert

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Inspired by an Otis Redding outtake, Kiwanuka vowed to make music that sounded raw and authentic. On Home Again, he makes good on that promise, singing heartfelt soul that seems to look back in time while still charging forward. Hear his performance from World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Penn.

Michael Kiwanuka Live From World Cafe

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Willie Nelson In Concert

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Hear the American icon and storyteller perform a playful collection of tunes from his new album, Heroes.

Willie Nelson In Concert

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Jimmy Cliff In Concert

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Hear the legendary reggae artist play nearly 50 years' worth of hits during an outdoor concert in Brooklyn's Prospect Park Bandshell.

Jimmy Cliff In Concert

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Spiritualized In Concert

Spiritualized, led by Jason Pierce (a.k.a. J. Spaceman), has experienced agony, recovery, redemption and two near-death experiences in its 13 years as a band. Watch it explode into space-rock bliss.

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Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros In Concert

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Hear the psychedelic folk band perform live from WXPN. Their sound calls to mind Polyphonic Spree and Bob Marley, but it's hard to pin a single genre on its psychedelic, bluegrass-inflected neo-folk.

Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros In Concert

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The Walkmen In Concert

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The Walkmen's sound is characterized by its simplicity — urgent guitars, driving drums and, of course, the voice of Hamilton Leithauser, who seems to bellow, howl and croon simultaneously.

The Walkmen In Concert

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fun. In Concert

Hear the band behind the wildly popular song "We Are Young" in a full concert, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

fun. In Concert

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Kishi Bashi In Concert

Juggling violin, beatboxing and both English and Japanese vocals, Kishi Bashi is a one-man orchestra who blends a mess of ingredients into a symphony of loop-pedaled wonders. Watch him build his music one melody at a time, live in concert in Washington D.C.