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Rock/Pop/Folk Concerts

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

Listen Best Coast In Concert

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


Alberta Cross performs songs from his new album at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Listen Alberta Cross In Concert WXPN

July 13, 2012 – The U.K. band brings its catchy Americana rock to Philadelphia in support of an upcoming album. WXPN


Langhorne Slim performed songs from his new album at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Listen Langhorne Slim In Concert WXPN

July 9, 2012 – Hear the singer-songwriter perform music from his new album, The Way We Move, live from WXPN. WXPN

Jukebox the Ghost performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Listen Jukebox The Ghost In Concert WXPN

June 29, 2012 – Hear the sunny trio perform songs from its latest record, Safe Travels, on stage in Philadelphia. WXPN


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)

Listen The Beach Boys In Concert

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


Michael Kiwanuka performs at World Cafe Live.

Listen Michael Kiwanuka In Concert WXPN

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


Feist performs at the World Cafe 20th-anniversary concert.

Read World Cafe: 20th-Anniversary Concert Highlights WXPN

May 28, 2012 – Hear live performances from Feist, John Hiatt, Dawes, The Little Willies, Rhett Miller and more. WXPN

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

Watch Spiritualized In Concert

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


Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeroes At World Cafe Live

Listen Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros In Concert WXPN

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


The Walkmen's seventh album is titled Heaven.

Listen The Walkmen In Concert WXPN

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


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

Listen fun. In Concert

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


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

Watch Kishi Bashi In Concert

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


Of Montreal plays the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on April 6.

Watch Of Montreal In Concert

April 24, 2012 – Watch the wildly theatrical band's latest stage spectacle, recorded live at The 9:30 Club.

Levon Helm and The Band performed on Mountain Stage in 1996.

Listen The Band On Mountain Stage

April 20, 2012 – Listen to an entire concert from Levon Helm and The Band, recorded live in 1996 in West Virginia.


The Magnetic Fields plays NPR Music's day party at The Parish on Thursday in Austin.

Watch The Magnetic Fields, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012

April 11, 2012 – The Magnetic Fields' hold on a live crowd is powerful enough to yield pin-drop silence.


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