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Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performs. The group was awarded New/Emerging Artist Of The Year.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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