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Jeff Tweedy of Wilco perfroms at the Newport Folk Festival.

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July 27, 2012 – Wilco finished a career-spanning set with an encore featuring Woody Guthrie's granddaughter.

Hot Chip performing at Celebrate Brooklyn.

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July 19, 2012 – This Celebrate Brooklyn show reminded us that bands can still play dance music the old school way. Soundcheck

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Gang Gang Dance live from Celebrate Brooklyn

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July 19, 2012 – The experimental dance group featured keening vocal lines soaring over rhythmic samples and drums. Soundcheck

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Ana Tijoux

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July 16, 2012 – The Chilean rapper is a lyrical machine gun, delivering verses rapidly and never missing her target.

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

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July 15, 2012 – Hear the band recorded live in concert from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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Regina Spektor, performing live at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City, May 31, 2012.

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June 23, 2012 – The warmly eclectic singer performs old and new songs, recorded live at Le Poisson Rouge.

TUCSON, AZ - APRIL 24: Musicians Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, Mike Love, David Marks and Bruce Johnston perform during the Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Concert Tour at the Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater on April 24, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Mike Moore/Getty Images)

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June 13, 2012 – The band is on tour, celebrating its 50th anniversary. Hear an hour of recent recorded highlights.

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Michael Kiwanuka performs at World Cafe Live.

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June 13, 2012 – Hear a live performance of raw and authentic soul music from the up-and-coming singer-songwriter. WXPN

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Willie Nelson performs during WXPN's Non-Commvention at World Cafe Live.

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June 7, 2012 – The American icon and storyteller performs a playful collection of songs from his new album, Heroes. WXPN

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Jimmy Cliff Live In Concert at the Celebrate Brooklyn Kickoff at Prospect Park Bandshell, June 5

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June 5, 2012 – Hear the legendary reggae star perform 50 years' worth of hits outdoors in Brooklyn's Prospect Park. WFUV

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J. Spaceman performs during Spiritualized set at The 9:30 Club on Thursday, May 10.

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May 11, 2012 – Watch the English space-rock band in performance at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeroes At World Cafe Live

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May 10, 2012 – Hear the 11-person psychedelic folk band perform songs from its new album, Here, live from WXPN. WXPN

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The Walkmen's seventh album is titled Heaven.

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May 4, 2012 – Hear the band play material from their upcoming release Heaven at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. WXPN

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fun. perform at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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May 3, 2012 – Hear the band behind the wildly popular song "We Are Young" in a concert recorded at the 9:30 Club.

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Kishi Bashi performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. on April 3, 2012.

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May 1, 2012 – The one-man orchestra juggles violin, beatboxing and loop pedals in a concert from the 9:30 Club.

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