British post-punk band Eagulls performs at NPR Music's SXSW showcase. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace breaks into a smile during her band's set at the Spin day party at Stubb's. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Kelis, seen here at NPR Music's SXSW Showcase in Austin, Texas on Wednesday night, performed her first show in America in almost four years. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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