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The Grateful Dead Tribute On Mountain Stage

In celebration of the Grateful Dead, hear these performances from Catherine Russell, Joan Osborne and Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, live on Mountain Stage.

The Grateful Dead Tribute On Mountain Stage

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Better Oblivion Community Center performs a Tiny Desk Concert on April 3, 2019 (Amr Alfky/NPR). Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Better Oblivion Community Center

Tiny Desk alums Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers surprised us all with their stunning collaboration this year as Better Oblivion Community Center. Together they radiate joy at the desk.

The Calidore String Quartet performs a Tiny Desk Concert on April 5, 2019 (Amr Alfiky/NPR). Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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The Calidore String Quartet

The Calidore String Quartet confirms that the centuries-old formula — two violins, a viola and a cello — is still very much alive and evolving.

Theodore performs a Tiny Desk Concert on March 27, 2019 (Amr Alfiky/NPR). Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Theodore

The music of Theodore is dark and transformative, with the kind of spare elegance you can hear in Sigur Rós or Pink Floyd.

Gary Clark Jr. performs a Tiny Desk Concert on April 1, 2019 (Amr Alfiky/NPR). Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Gary Clark Jr.

These three songs, from Clark's incendiary new album This Land, roar with the assurance and force of a showman at the top of his game.

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Watch It Live: The 2019 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

WBGO and The Kennedy Center

Stanley Crouch, Bob Dorough, Abdullah Ibrahim, and Maria Schneider are recipients of the 2019 Jazz Masters award — the highest honor the U.S. gives to a jazz musician or advocate.

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Watch Electro-Jazz Drummer Mark Guiliana Perform His Latest Album

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

The New Jersey-based drummer performed his latest record, Beat Music! Beat Music! Beat Music!, for a live audience at Rough Trade in New York City.

KCRW

Watch Jenny Lewis Perform 'Wasted Youth' Live In The Studio

KCRW

Jenny Lewis' signature wit and confidence shines through in "Wasted Youth," performed live at KCRW.

Karine Polwart Trio performs a Tiny Desk Concert on March 22, 2019 (Amr Alfiky/NPR). Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Karine Polwart Trio

Scottish singer, songwriter and essayist Karine Polwart seldom comes stateside, eschewing air travel to reduce her carbon footprint. But on a rare, recent visit, she stopped in D.C. for a Tiny Desk.

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Georgia Anne Muldrow

The R&B singer from Los Angeles is all about showing and spreading love.