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Spirit Family Reunion.

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December 21, 2012 – Hear the band play rustic, Appalachia-influenced tunes on its first Mountain Stage appearance.

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Barnaby Bright.

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December 13, 2012 – Hear the indie-folk duo play a wide array of instruments in its first Mountain Stage appearance.

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The Spring Standards.

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November 30, 2012 – Hear the ethereal indie-pop band perform songs representing its acoustic folk-pop side.

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Ben Taylor.

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November 19, 2012 – The singer performs a generous 41-minute set with tracks from his most recent album, Listening.

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Patrick Watson performs live in concert at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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November 16, 2012 – The gifted singer and pianist plays an emotional live set at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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Sara Watkins.

Watch Sara Watkins On Mountain Stage

November 13, 2012 – The former Nickel Creek member performs songs from her latest solo album, Sun Midnight Sun.

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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

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Lucy Wainwright Roche on Mountain Stage.

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

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The Milk Carton Kids on Mountain Stage.

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September 5, 2012 – The minimalist folk duo makes its first appearance on the show, recorded live in Charleston, W.V.

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Tallest Man On Earth performs at the 2012 Newport Folk Festival.

Read The Tallest Man On Earth, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012 FolkAlley

August 17, 2012 – One smallish Swede makes a gigantic sound with little more than his voice and an acoustic guitar. FolkAlley

Suzanne Vega performs on Mountain Stage.

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July 30, 2012 – Hear the folk-pop singer perform international hits like "Luka" and "Tom's Diner."

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Sara Watkins plays the Fort Stage at the Newport Folk Festival.

Read Sara Watkins, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

July 30, 2012 – Watkins' songs rest within pop, country and folk on the Venn diagram of musical genres.

Megafaun performs at the Newport Folk Festival.

Listen Megafaun, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012

July 29, 2012 – The band has a knack for blending classic-rock traditionalism with a real ear for experimentation.

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Spirit Family Reunion plays the Harbor Stage at the Newport Folk Festival July 28, 2012.

Listen Spirit Family Reunion, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2012 FolkAlley

July 29, 2012 – The group plays Newport as if the amps are off and the audience is huddled around, clapping along. FolkAlley

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Blitzen Trapper performs at the Newport Folk Festival.

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July 28, 2012 – American Goldwing finds the band settling into a breezy classic-rock vibe, but sharp edges poke out.

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