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Fantastic Negrito, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

Friday's incisive performance, rich with raging guitar and explosive organ, marked Fantastic Negrito's first appearance at Newport and his first in Rhode Island.

Fantastic Negrito, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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Tuck & Patti, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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The jazz duo opened its set with "Heaven Right Here," one of the early '90s tunes that had Tuck and Patti on the charts and all over jazz radio.

Tuck & Patti, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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Flasher

The precise serrations of Washington, D.C. band Flasher get softened for a visit to the Tiny Desk — their vocals, normally side-by-side rushing electric instruments, get the center stage treatment.

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Lucius, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

Lucius' fifth appearance at Newport saw the group outdo itself, with choreography, a tribute to Richard Swift and many, many friends.

Lucius, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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Watch Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band And Blind Boys Of Alabama Perform Live

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Ritter caps off the 2018 XPoNential Music Festival with his incredibly catchy folk-rock tunes and a smile.

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Birds Of Chicago On Mountain Stage

Birds of Chicago make an electrifying second appearance on Mountain Stage thanks to charming lyrics and close-knit harmonies.

Birds Of Chicago On Mountain Stage

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Watch Margo Price And Femi Kuti & The Positive Force Live

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A modern spin on traditional country and Afrobeat, these two artists join eight others for a day full of live performances from the XPoNential Music Festival.

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Watch The Lone Bellow And Bermuda Triangle Perform Live

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Representing Brooklyn and Nashville, these trio's go back to back, capping off the live webcast from day one of the 2018 XPoNential Music Festival.

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Watch Live Performances From XPoNential Music Festival This Weekend

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Watch Josh Ritter, Bermuda Triangle, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force and many more perform live on the Camden Waterfront starting Friday at 4 p.m. ET.

Lalah Hathaway performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 12, 2018. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Lalah Hathaway

The veteran singer showcases her soaring powerfully expressive voice in a performance that bridges several generations of classic soul.