Watch Johnny Smith, Revered Guitar Player, Has Died
Read Just Some Of NPR Music's Favorite Albums Of The Year (So Far)
June 13, 2013 – It is only June, but we already have a few albums that we're really excited about this year.
Watch First Watch: Sonny And The Sunsets, 'Green Blood'
Listen Baila Conmigo: 9 New Latin Songs That Rock
Listen The Bridge Trio: Live In Concert WBGO
Read India.Arie Returns, With An Eye Toward A New 'SongVersation'
June 13, 2013 – The singer-songwriter's new album comes four years after she made plans to retire.
Watch Flamenco Sensation Buika Embraces Her 'Animal' Voice
June 13, 2013 – Growing up, Buika was used to people saying her voice was ugly. But that didn't stop her.
Read For Music-Festival Rookies, A Survival Guide
Read Slaid Cleaves: 'Still Fighting' With Smart Lyrics And Stories
June 13, 2013 – The singer-songwriter's new album was written around "a theme of perseverance through hard times."
Read Latin Roots: Timba, Cuba's Funky Dance Music WXPN
Listen Melissa Mitchell On Mountain Stage
Watch First Watch: Low, 'Plastic Cup'
Read Bob Dylan's Tribute To Medgar Evers Took On The Big Picture
June 12, 2013 – "Only a Pawn in Their Game" suggested that Evers' killer wasn't the only one to blame for his death.
Read John Mellencamp, Stephen King And T-Bone Burnett On World Cafe WXPN
June 12, 2013 – The venerated entertainers dive into uncharted territory together: a musical 13 years in the making. WXPN
Read A Loaded Bible Story, Tweaked For The Opera Stage