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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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First Aid Kit plays the Harbor Stage at the Newport Folk Festival.

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July 28, 2012 – The Swedish sister act traffics in echo-laden choral folk-pop, but it's also got a sunny side. FolkAlley

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City and Colour performs on the Harbor Stage at the Newport Folk Festival.

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July 28, 2012 – Singer Dallas Green has a flair for singing boldly and clearly while making his struggles universal. FolkAlley

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Kristian Matsson, a.k.a. The Tallest Man On Earth performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

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July 27, 2012 – Hear Matsson's intricate fingerpicking, thoughtful lyrics and big voice, live from World Cafe. WXPN

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Sonya Kitchell performs on Mountain Stage.

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July 26, 2012 – Now 23, the guitarist and singer was only 16 at the time of this live concert recording in 2005.

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Kathleen Edwards performs on Mountain Stage.

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July 25, 2012 – In an archival performance, the Canadian singer performs songs from her 2005 album Back to Me.

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Nickel Creek performs on Mountain Stage.

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July 23, 2012 – Mountain Stage reaches into its vault for this 2005 performance by the now-defunct bluegrass band.

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Great Lake Swimmers perform on Mountain Stage at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minn.

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July 19, 2012 – Ontario folk-poppers and a Minnesotan songwriter performed great sets in succession.

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Red Molly.

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June 26, 2012 – The acoustic roots trio's buoyant three-part harmonies delight in this Mountain Stage performance.

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Members of Ollabelle perform songs from their recent album, Neon Blue Bird.

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June 18, 2012 – Ollabelle might be from Manhattan's Lower East Side, but it evokes the roots music of the country.

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Brandi Carlile

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June 6, 2012 – The folk musician brings her pop-flavored melodies and powerful vocals to the World Cafe stage. WXPN

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Lost In The Trees perform at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on April 11, 2012.

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April 18, 2012 – The band performed its deeply affecting songs, recorded live from Le Poisson Rouge in New York City.

Bearfoot.

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March 23, 2012 – The band performs an eclectic set of Americana-flavored songs from its new album, American Story.

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The Sweetback Sisters.

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March 21, 2012 – The beloved Americana band performs throwback country tunes full of swagger and enthusiasm.

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Wailin' Jennys

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February 22, 2012 – Hear the Winnipeg band weave beautiful harmonies on this soul-cleansing session of Mountain Stage.

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