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

Robert Plant and Band Of Joy perform live at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City. Diana Wong for NPR hide caption

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Robert Plant And Band Of Joy, Live In Concert

Band of Joy doesn't just back Robert Plant. It's a band that happens to have Plant as a member. Listen to this remarkable ensemble run through several Led Zeppelin songs and some great covers at the Bowery Ballroom in New York City.

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Superchunk In Concert

After nearly a decade off, Superchunk is back with Majesty Shredding, a potent guitar-rock album with all the youth, exuberance and inspiration of the band's '90s work. Superchunk showcased the new songs, along with old favorites, in a full concert recorded live from the 9:30 Club.

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Strange creatures take the stage in Of Montreal's spectacular performance at the 9:30 Club, in Washington, D.C. Shantel Mitchell hide caption

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Of Montreal In Concert

Everything about Of Montreal is a spectacle, and the band's live performances are no exception. Led by frenetic frontman Kevin Barnes, it stages fantastically theatrical concerts with elaborate sets, multiple costume changes and synchronized dancing, all driven by unpredictable songs. Hear Of Montreal recorded live in concert.

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Explosions In The Sky In Concert: ATP Festival 2010

The Austin post-rock band curated All Tomorrow's Parties in 2008. Now it's returned to perform at the music festival's 10th-anniversary party. Listen to the band's epic set here.

Explosions In The Sky In Concert: ATP Festival 2010

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Christopher Owens of Girls performs at the 2010 ATP Music Festival. Alexandra Marvar for NPR hide caption

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Girls In Concert: ATP Festival 2010

The indie-rock duo had one of the biggest songs of 2009 in "Lust for Life." Director Jim Jarmusch liked the song so much, he chose Girls to perform at this year's All Tomorrow's Parties festival.

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Sonic Youth In Concert: ATP Festival 2010

Hear a full set of the band's best-loved early material, with nothing beyond Daydream Nation, recorded live at All Tomorrow's Parties last weekend. The result is rock catharsis.

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Kurt Vile In Concert: ATP Festival 2010

Washed over by echo, even live, Kurt Vile sounds as if he's in his bedroom with a group of his bleary-eyed buddies, fiddling with a four-track recorder.

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The Books In Concert: ATP Festival 2010

Scavenging voice machine tapes, speech records, and other found sound from thrift stores, Nick Zammuto and Paul de Jong manipulate unusual sources in wistful and humorous music. Hear them in concert.

The Books In Concert: ATP Festival 2010

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Gorillaz, Recorded Live In Damascus

Listen as Damon Albarn and the cartoon-intensive cast of Gorillaz's new album Plastic Beach perform a historic concert with the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music.

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The New Pornographers In Concert

Hear the power-pop band in a full concert, recorded live from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.

The New Pornographers In Concert

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