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Lucius perform on Mountain Stage.

Listen Lucius On Mountain Stage

July 23, 2013 – The indie-pop band has won heaps of praise for its eerily tight vocals and lush instrumentation.

David Rawlings and Gillian Welch perform on Mountain Stage.

Listen Gillian Welch And David Rawlings On Mountain Stage

July 19, 2013 – Hear some of the folk duo's early work together, recorded shortly before 1996's classic Revival.


Saxophonist John Ellis (center) performs with Matt Perrine (left) on sousaphone at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

Listen John Ellis, Darcy James Argue On JazzSet WBGO

July 18, 2013 – Intense, forward-looking music for dancing and dreaming, recorded live at the Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO

Pokey LaFarge.

Listen Pokey LaFarge And The South City Three On Mountain Stage

July 12, 2013 – The group mixes string-band music with ragtime, country blues and Western swing from a bygone era.


Drummer Lewis Nash performs at the 2012 Newport Jazz Festival.

Listen Lewis Nash Quintet, Kurt Elling On JazzSet

July 11, 2013 – Hear the first-call drummer and Grammy-winning vocalist lead inspiring sets, back to back.

Larry Cordle.

Listen Larry Cordle On Mountain Stage

July 11, 2013 – A respected Nashville songwriter, Cordle has written songs for many successful records.


JD McPherson.

Watch JD McPherson On Mountain Stage

July 10, 2013 – The singer's attempt to re-create the sound of Chess Records is captured on Signs and Signifiers.


Connie Smith.

Listen Connie Smith On Mountain Stage

July 9, 2013 – One of country music's most respected vocalists performs songs from 2011's Long Line of Heartaches.


Wanda Jackson.

Listen Wanda Jackson On Mountain Stage

July 8, 2013 – The Queen of Rockabilly, who toured with Elvis Presley, performs songs from her 40-year catalog.


Chip Taylor.

Listen Chip Taylor On Mountain Stage

July 5, 2013 – The singer-songwriter wrote "Wild Thing" (made famous by The Troggs) and "Angel of the Morning."

Anat Cohen (left) performs with Avishai Cohen (center) at the Newport Jazz Festival.

Listen Avishai Cohen's Triveni With Anat Cohen On JazzSet WBGO

July 4, 2013 – Avishai Cohen's Triveni is spare, with just trumpet, bass and drums at the Newport Jazz Festival. WBGO


Listen Low On Mountain Stage

June 26, 2013 – Low's slow, quiet sound started in the early '90s as a reaction to the grunge music of the time.


Bobby "Blue" Bland and Larry Groce during the blues singer's appearance on Mountain Stage in 2003.

Listen From The Archives: Bobby 'Blue' Bland On Mountain Stage

June 24, 2013 – Listen to a 2003 recording by the revered blues singer, one of the genre's true game-changers.


Trampled By Turtles

Listen Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

June 24, 2013 – The frenetic Minnesota band plays songs from its sixth album, Stars and Satellites.


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