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Wanda Jackson performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Wanda Jackson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

The Queen of Rockabilly was a forceful presence at the Newport Folk Festival.

Wanda Jackson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Pokey LaFarge, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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In slicked-back hair and vintage clothing, hear Pokey LaFarge perform old time music at Newport.

Pokey LaFarge, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Freelance Whales, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

With eclectic instrumentation, hear the lustrous pop-rock band's sunny songs in a live concert.

Freelance Whales, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Thurston Moore In Concert

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The iconoclastic Sonic Youth guitarist turns down the volume for an acoustic set of songs from his new solo album, Demolished Thoughts.

Thurston Moore In Concert

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The Body With Assembly Of Light Choir In Concert

Hear the sludgy doom-metal duo play with a 24-member female choir at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.

The Body With Assembly Of Light Choir In Concert

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Colin Meloy of The Decemberists performs at Sasquatch Music Festival 2011. James Bailey for KEXP hide caption

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Sasquatch Music Festival

The Decemberists, Live In Concert: Sasquatch 2011

Multi-instrumentalist Jenny Conlee wasn't expected to join the band only weeks after a breast-cancer diagnosis. She appeared nonetheless. On Memorial Day 2011, the band played songs old and new.

The Decemberists, Live In Concert: Sasquatch 2011

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