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Low's Mimi Parker and Alan Sparhawk perform at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn.

Watch Low: Every Note In Its Right Place KCMP

April 16, 2013 – Watch the Minnesota band perform two songs from its new album with members of Trampled by Turtles. KCMP

Local Natives.

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April 15, 2013 – The indie-rock group plays songs from and talks about its sun-drenched Hummingbird. WXPN

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Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line perform live at Folk Alliance for Folk Alley.

Watch Nora Jane Struthers And The Party Line: Hootenanny, Anyone? FolkAlley

April 13, 2013 – Watch the talented Americana singer-songwriter and her band kick up some dust in "Party Line." FolkAlley

Eddie Palmieri.

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April 12, 2013 – The pianist plays raucous original tunes with an Afro-Caribbean flavor with host Marian McPartland.

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"I like the emotional criers," Neil Sedaka says of ballads.

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April 12, 2013 – The man behind "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" plays his iconic song in a set of "emotional criers."

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Laurence Hobgood.

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April 12, 2013 – Kurt Elling's pianist and arranger joins host Jon Weber for Dave Brubeck's "In Your Own Sweet Way."

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Jamie Lidell takes a break between songs during his KCRW session.

Watch Jamie Lidell, 'Don't You Love Me' (Live) KCRW

April 11, 2013 – Watch the tech-savvy producer and soul singer perform the funky "Don't You Love Me" on KCRW. KCRW

Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale.

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April 11, 2013 – Two treasures of Nashville's Americana scene play songs from their collaborative album, Buddy & Jim. WXPN

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Nashville's Moon Taxi.

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April 10, 2013 – The Nashville band develops a distinct indie-prog-jazz-folk style on its new album, Cabaret. WXPN

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Caitlin Rose's second album is titled The Stand-In.

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April 9, 2013 – The singer is a young darling of Nashville's music scene. Here, she plays songs from The Stand-In. WXPN

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Thurston Moore performs with his band Chelsea Light Moving, live on KEXP.

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April 9, 2013 – Watch Thurston Moore and his band perform a new song, written during soundcheck in KEXP's studios. KEXP

Leagues.

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April 8, 2013 – The rock band kicks off World Cafe's week-long visit to Nashville by playing songs from its debut. WXPN

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Boy's Valeska Steiner performs on The Current.

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April 6, 2013 – Watch the Swiss/German duo perform its international hit "Little Numbers" live at The Current. KCMP

"Judy Garland used to live the song, live the lyric and everything else," Rumer says. "So when I sing a song, I have to live the song."

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April 5, 2013 – Rumer joins Michael Feinstein to talk Judy Garland and perform from the Great American Songbook.

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Mose Allison.

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April 5, 2013 – The influential vocalist and pianist plays some originals, as well as standards by Duke Ellington.

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