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Yusuf/Cat Stevens

The singer performs two new songs, as well as "The First Cut Is the Deepest" and "Father and Son."

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Sam Amidon & Bill Frisell

Amidon weaves his compositions into traditional music, while Frisell adds atmospheric guitar.

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J Mascis

The Dinosaur Jr. frontman, one of the world's loudest musicians, performs unplugged and acoustic.

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Davíd Garza

The Austin singer-songwriter joins his stunning voice with that of touring partner Gaby Moreno.

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Making Movies

A rousing band from Kansas City, Making Movies mixes languages and eras with infectious energy.

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Sun Ra Arkestra

With costumes inspired by Egyptian symbolism and sci-fi, Ra's band plays a special Halloween set.