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Listen Matrimony On Mountain Stage

April 17, 2014 – Matrimony combines many influences and plays songs from the upcoming album Montibello Drive.


Rodrigo y Gabriela in a scene from their new video for the song "The Russian Messenger."

Watch Rodrigo y Gabriela, 'The Russian Messenger'

April 16, 2014 – The duo's latest video is a no-frills performance showcasing their phenomenal guitar work.

Tom Brosseau performs a Tiny Desk Concert in February 2014.

Watch Tom Brosseau: Tiny Desk Concert

April 12, 2014 – The North Dakota singer-songwriter possesses one of the most arresting voices in folk music today.


Jesse Winchester performs live in The Netherlands in 2011.

Watch Jesse Winchester, Musician And Muse To Icons, Dies At 69

April 11, 2014 – The singer-songwriter counted Emmylou Harris and Elvis Costello among his fans.


Listen Singer-Songwriter Jesse Winchester Dies

April 11, 2014 – Artists such as Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Elvis Costello covered his songs. He was 69.


Lucy Wainwright Roche.

Listen Lucy Wainwright Roche On Mountain Stage

April 9, 2014 – The singer-songwriter took her own path before following in her family members' musical footsteps.


David Lamb (left), here with his Brown Bird bandmate MorganEve Swain, died Saturday of complications from leukemia.

Watch David Lamb Of Folk Duo Brown Bird Dies At 35

April 7, 2014 – The singer, whose music explored blues and country, died Saturday after a fight with leukemia.

Archie Fisher.

Listen The Thistle And Shamrock: Archie Fisher

April 3, 2014 – Listen to music from the legendary Scottish musician's decades-long career in the folk scene.


Sam Baker.

Listen Sam Baker On Mountain Stage

April 2, 2014 – After surviving a life-changing tragedy, Baker relearned the mechanics and style of performance.


The Haden Triplets perform a Tiny Desk Concert in February 2014.

Watch The Haden Triplets: Tiny Desk Concert

March 31, 2014 – When the sisters cover classic country music together, the result is a treat and a trip in time.


Saintseneca's latest album is called Dark Arc.

Read Out Of The Holler: Saintseneca's Driving Punk-Folk

March 30, 2014 – Raised on farms in rural Appalachia, singer Zac Little happened upon a darker, louder sound.


Nickel Creek's new album, A Dotted Line, comes out April 1.

Read First Listen: Nickel Creek, 'A Dotted Line'

March 23, 2014 – One-time bluegrass prodigies reunite with an album that fully captures each player's strengths.

Noel Paul Stookey (left) and Peter Yarrow.

Listen Peter Yarrow And Noel Paul Stookey On 'Song Travels'

March 21, 2014 – Two members of Peter, Paul and Mary discuss the impact of folk music on America in the 1960s.


Celtic Fiddle Festival performing on Mountain Stage in 2005.

Listen Irish Music Week On Mountain Stage: Part 5

March 21, 2014 – The group known as Celtic Fiddle Festival brings together the traditions of three regions.


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