More From Folk

J.S. Ondara performs during a Tiny Desk concert, on Nov. 5, 2019. Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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J.S. Ondara

After first trying to win our annual Tiny Desk Contest, the singer-songwriter from Nairobi decided to put out a record, got nominated for a Grammy and wound up here anyway.

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The Jeremiahs On Mountain Stage

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Irish quartet The Jeremiahs brings their urban Irish folk to Mountain Stage.

The Jeremiahs On Mountain Stage

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Mandolin Orange On Mountain Stage

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The folk duo of Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz are joined by some friends for a full-band performances of a few songs off their sixth release, Tides of a Teardrop.

Mandolin Orange On Mountain Stage

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Daniel Norgren

The Swedish singer sways and writhes as he and his band create a dream state calming enough to slow the day's hectic pace to a crawl. Take a seat on a comfy couch and have a listen.

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Weyes Blood

Watch the band perform a blissed-out, gently sweeping set featuring three songs from its latest album, Titanic Rising.

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Larry Campbell And Teresa Williams On Mountain Stage

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Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams stopped by Mountain Stage to share songs from their second album together, Contraband Love.

Larry Campbell And Teresa Williams On Mountain Stage

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The Steel Wheels On Mountain Stage

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On the band's fourth appearance on Mountain Stage since 2011, The Steel Wheels showcases its continued roots exploration with six new songs from its seventh album, Over The Trees.

The Steel Wheels On Mountain Stage

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Sunny War

Sunny War has been homeless, busked on city streets and Venice Beach, left home feeling she was a burden to her mother, battled addiction and still found a way to bring joy to others thru her music.

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Sharon Van Etten

Nearly a decade after her first appearance at the Tiny Desk, Sharon Van Etten returns with a full band and a bigger, bolder sound.

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Molly Sarlé

After performing at the Tiny Desk as one third of the group Mountain Man, Molly Sarlé returns for a soul-stirring solo performance.