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Alialujah Choir on

Watch Alialujah Choir: Bowler Hats And Harmonies opbmusic

May 24, 2012 – This Portland trio lives by two rules: Have fun and harmonize. Watch it back that up for OPBmusic. opbmusic

David Bromberg performs on Folk Alley.

Watch David Bromberg: In The Studio, A New Lease On Life FolkAlley

May 22, 2012 – The folksinger and guitarist recently returned to music, reinvigorated after a 17-year respite. FolkAlley

Arborea performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices in Washington, D.C., on April 20, 2012.

Watch Arborea: Tiny Desk Concert

May 17, 2012 – Rooted in acoustic traditions, the music of Arborea stands out for its calm beauty and rough edges.


Laura Marling performed "Sophia" on opbmusic.

Watch Laura Marling: How To Reveal A Quiet Song OPB

May 10, 2012 – Marling's in-studio performance of "Sophia" conveys lyrical depth that rewards repeat listening. OPB

Nathan Salsburg performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 8, 2012.

Watch Nathan Salsburg: Tiny Desk Concert

May 3, 2012 – The guitarist displays intricate fingerpicking in two songs inspired by Kentucky Derby racehorses.


The Lumineers explore the KEXP studio.

Watch The Lumineers: Heartfelt Energy And Musical Grace KEXP

May 2, 2012 – The folk-rock band stopped by the KEXP studios to perform lively songs from its self-titled debut. KEXP

Cowboy Junkies perform a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR on Feb. 29, 2012.

Watch Cowboy Junkies: Tiny Desk Concert

April 26, 2012 – The venerable band sounds as poignant and tender as ever in this performance at the NPR offices.


Jolie Holland performs a Tiny Desk Concert on September 15, 2011.

Watch Jolie Holland: Tiny Desk Concert

April 23, 2012 – Holland plays songs with an unadorned tone that makes the voice and lyrics all the more touching.


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

Watch Lost In The Trees In Concert

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

Kathleen Edwards performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Kathleen Edwards: Tiny Desk Concert

April 5, 2012 – The Canadian singer performs four sweet, warm, relatable songs that soothe as they nourish.


First Aid Kit plays a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on November 18, 2011.

Watch First Aid Kit: Tiny Desk Concert

March 28, 2012 – Sisters Klara and Johanna Soderberg make charming, folk-infused pop music that lulls and enchants.


Dry The River performs at Joe's Crab Shack in Austin, Texas, during the South by Southwest music festival.

Watch Dry The River: An Oasis Of Calm Amid The Feedback

March 27, 2012 – Watch a stirring performance with swelling vocal harmonies, recorded during the frenzy of SXSW.

Laura Gibson and her band performs at the 200th Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 27, 2012.

Watch Laura Gibson Plays Tiny Desk Concert No. 200

March 5, 2012 – The Typhoid Mary of the Tiny Desk returns to perform four songs from her new album, La Grande.


Mountain Man performs in the ruins of Fort Adams in Newport, R.I. during the Newport Folk Fest.

Watch Mountain Man: A Choir Of Angels

February 2, 2012 – Standing amid old rubble, the Vermont trio performed an all-too-brief version of "Sewee Sewee."

Glenn Jones plays a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on October 28, 2011.

Watch Glenn Jones: Tiny Desk Concert

January 23, 2012 – Watch the masterful folk guitarist perform a lovely instrumental set at the NPR Music offices.


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