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Jason Isbell, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Spirits were high Saturday as Isbell performed songs from his new album, Something More Than Free.

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The Tallest Man On Earth, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Swedish songwriter Kristian Matsson gave a performance worthy of his stage name on Friday.

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The Lone Bellow, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Listen to the band's soaring Friday set, featuring guest appearances by Leon Bridges and Lucius.

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Anna & Elizabeth

If you've never thought your tastes would lean to mountain music, breathe deep and soak it all in.

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Frank Fairfield

A young man with an old musical soul has a spellbinding voice and fluid fiddle playing.

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José González

This soft-spoken Swedish singer left an imprint at the Tiny Desk that was gentle and long lasting.