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Calexico performs at World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington, Del.

Listen Calexico In Concert WXPN

October 12, 2012 – The Arizona band celebrates the release of its new album, Algiers, with a stop at World Cafe. WXPN


Tori Amos live from (Le) Poisson Rouge.

Watch Tori Amos In Concert

October 10, 2012 – Amos re-imagines her gorgeous and groundbreaking catalog in this exclusive live concert broadcast.

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads his forces through a vibrant opening-weekend performance of Stravinsky, Stucky and Ravel on Sept. 30, 2012.

Listen Gustavo Dudamel Conducts 'The Rite Of Spring' In Concert KUSC

October 1, 2012 – Hear Stravinsky's iconic Rite Of Spring and a world premiere conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. KUSC

Efterklang performs with Wordless Music Orchestra at the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Listen Efterklang With Wordless Music Orchestra, Live In Concert Q2

September 28, 2012 – The Danish art-rock trio and Wordless Music Orchestra premiere a stunning performance of Piramida. Q2


Virginia Mayhew and bassist Harvie S perform at the Mary Lou Williams Festival.

Listen Catherine Russell, Virginia Mayhew On JazzSet WBGO

September 27, 2012 – Russell and Mayhew present the music of Mary Lou Williams at the festival that bears her name. WBGO


Grizzly Bear, performing live at the 9:30 Club, in Washington, D.C.

Listen Grizzly Bear In Concert

September 20, 2012 – Hear the Brooklyn psych-pop band perform a full set live from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.


Dave Douglas.

Watch Dave Douglas Quintet: Live From 92Y Tribeca WBGO

September 19, 2012 – The trumpeter's new band, with folksinger Aoife O'Donovan, explores a carefully curated hymnal. WBGO


Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performs. The group was awarded New/Emerging Artist Of The Year.

Listen The 2012 Americana Music Association Awards FolkAlley

September 13, 2012 – Listen to the annual awards ceremony honoring the best Americana and folk music of the year. FolkAlley


M83, performing live at the 9:30 Club, in Washington, D.C.

Listen M83 In Concert

September 12, 2012 – Hear a stunning concert from the ambient-pop genius M83, recorded live from Washington, D.C.


Members of ACME (violinists Caroline Shaw and Ben Russell, violist Nadia Sirota and cellist Clarice Jensen) dug into Steve Reich's Different Trains to open their performance, recorded live on Sept. 11, 2012.

Watch ACME In Concert: Steve Reich's Complete String Quartets Q2

September 11, 2012 – The contemporary music dynamos traversed landmark works at New York's (Le) Poisson Rouge. Q2


The Sheepdogs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Listen The Sheepdogs In Concert WXPN

September 8, 2012 – The blues-rock band plays songs from its new album, produced by The Black Keys' Patrick Carney. WXPN


Chandler Travis on Mountain Stage.

Listen The Chandler Travis Three-O On Mountain Stage

September 7, 2012 – The endlessly fun quartet is paving the way for the modern intersection between music and comedy.


Lucy Wainwright Roche on Mountain Stage.

Listen Lucy Wainwright Roche On Mountain Stage

September 6, 2012 – The folk scion plays music from her most recent album, Lucy, and finishes with a brilliant cover.


Matt Wilson.

Listen Matt Wilson's Arts And Crafts: Live At The Village Vanguard WBGO

September 5, 2012 – A colorful drummer who proudly deploys his goofy joy, Wilson leads a long-running band in concert. WBGO


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