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Anonymous 4 With Bruce Molsky

The a cappella quartet, with banjo and fiddle, offers popular songs from the Civil War era.

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Punch Brothers

Before the wide-ranging band plays, the audience sings "Happy Birthday" to mandolinist Chris Thile.

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Aurelio weaves intricate layers of acoustic guitar to capture the feel of African and the Caribbean.

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The Wisconsin band performs three of its warm, accessible songs in the NPR Music offices.

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Zola Jesus

With her huge voice and an assist on trombone, Nika Roza Danilova offers up a curious combination.