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Conor Oberst

The Bright Eyes singer performs songs from Upside Down Mountain with help from members of Dawes.

Mali Music

The singer-songwriter and musician performs with unabashed positivity and an uplifting spirit.

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Rodney Crowell

The country singer-songwriter performs with the ease and swagger of a man comfortable in his ways.

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Eliot Fisk And Paco Peña

A classical virtuoso and an equally captivating flamenco player combine for a set of duets.

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Simone Dinnerstein

Watch the celebrated pianist make Bach's Two-part Inventions sing and zing.

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Juana Molina

Molina sounds as if she'd been raised by wolves and discovered the world of music on her own.

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Hozier

Andrew Hozier-Byrne wraps his rich, vital, soulful voice around songs rooted in the blues.

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Yasmine Hamdan

The Lebanese singer-songwriter is one of the most groundbreaking musicians in the Middle East.