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Lisa Hannigan

Exuding both musical and personal warmth, the Irish singer mesmerized at the NPR Music offices.

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Hilary Hahn

The classical violinist blends Bach and Charles Ives with flair, then tops it off with a fedora.

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Wilco

Armed with tiny amps and a ton of grace, Wilco plays new songs and an old favorite at the Tiny Desk.

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Chris Bathgate

The Michigan native's deliberately paced music is too rustic and pretty to be a true downer.

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Grouplove

The upstart band brings youthful, infectious energy to the NPR Music offices.

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Mates Of State

The band's performance in the NPR Music offices creates a vibe of ragged, awkward intimacy.

Trombone Shorty at the NPR Music office.

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Trombone Shorty

The New Orleans native achieved stardom with his voice and his horn. But he just wants you to dance.