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Mashrou' Leila

A rock band from Beirut performs songs that mix hedonism and hyper-literate lyrics.

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Brandy Clark

The country singer-songwriter has a rare gift for making any room feel warmly human.

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Alessio Bax

For Father's Day, watch the pianist play lullabies to his daughter, who nearly steals the show.

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Chick Corea & Gary Burton

The two highly decorated jazz legends could barely fit their instruments behind the Tiny Desk.

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Weaves

The band's music is playful and quirky — sometimes loud, sometimes gentle and always a trip.

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Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop

Iron & Wine's singer performs three songs with the charming, inventive singer Jesca Hoop.

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Barry Douglas

Watch the award-winning Irish pianist play traditional songs from the homeland.

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Andrew Bird

For this performance of three new songs, Bird comes with a stripped-down acoustic band.

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Carrie Rodriguez

Watch the singer, guitarist and fiddler play three songs that reflect her many cultural influences.

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Robert Ellis

Ellis plays thoughtfully stripped-down arrangements from his ambitious country record.