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

Sturgill Simpson performs at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Sturgill Simpson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

From dubstep entrance music straight into outlaw country? Makes sense to Simpson, who performs a high-octane, honky-tonking set here.

Sturgill Simpson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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Lord Huron's Ben Schneider performs live at the Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Lord Huron, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

The Los Angeles band's Newport Folk Festival appearance was jubilant and loud. Listen to a 12-song set including songs from Lord Huron's latest album, Strange Trails.

Lord Huron, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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Courtney Barnett performs at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Courtney Barnett, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

If the Newport Folk crowd was scandalized by Bob Dylan going electric in 1965, they would've hated this Aussie's grungy, hard-rocking performance 50 years later.

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Jason Isbell, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Spirits were infectiously high on Saturday as Isbell channeled the best of the southern rock tradition on songs from his new album, Something More Than Free.

Jason Isbell, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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The Tallest Man On Earth performed Friday at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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The Tallest Man On Earth, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Swedish songwriter Kristian Matsson gave a performance worthy of his stage name on Friday at Newport.

The Tallest Man On Earth, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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The Lone Bellow performed Friday night at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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The Lone Bellow, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Listen to the band's soaring Friday set, featuring guest appearances by Leon Bridges and Lucius.

The Lone Bellow, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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Miguel performs songs from Wildheart at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Watch Miguel Perform 'Wildheart' In Concert

The R&B star performed songs from his brand new album, Wildheart, during a live webcast from Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.

Viola da gamba master Jordi Savall leads his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in a performance at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on Apr. 16, 2015. AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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Jordi Savall And Le Concert Des Nations

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Hear a consummate master of early music, conductor and viola da gamba player Jordi Savall, lead his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in an exhilarating array of 17th- and 18th-century French music.

Carnegie Hall Live: Jordi Savall And Le Concert Des Nations

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András Schiff takes late sonatas by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert to Carnegie Hall. AJ Wilhelm/for NPR hide caption

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András Schiff Plays Mozart, Haydn, Schubert And Beethoven At Carnegie Hall

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Hear the eminent pianist in a recital of sublime works spanning Classical-era elegance and introspective Romantic drama.

András Schiff Plays Mozart, Haydn, Schubert And Beethoven At Carnegie Hall

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Sleater-Kinney performs live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Guitarist Carrie Brownstein is in the foreground, with Janet Weiss on drums. Alex Schelldorf/NPR Music hide caption

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Watch Sleater-Kinney In Concert

At the 9:30 Club, the band obliterated its own timeline by demonstrating a catalog that is always present, always on fire.

Baritone Thomas Hampson brings a Civil War-themed program to Carnegie Hall Feb. 9, 2015. Kristine Hoebermann hide caption

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Thomas Hampson Sings A World Premiere

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Hear the beloved baritone sing a fascinating program that mixes German Romanticism with a cornucopia of American songs, including a world premiere from Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon.