It's been nearly 17 years since the Junkies recorded their debut album, September 22, 2004 The Trinity Session. Singer Margo Timmins and her brother Michael stop by NPR.
Cowboy Junkies, A Long Way from 'Trinity'
Los Lobos' new CD, appropriately named The Ride, celebrates the band's 30 years together. Hear their extended interview with NPR's Renee Montagne and live performance at NPR.
August 27, 2004
Web Extra: Extended Performance Chat with Los Lobos
Fred Child is on stage at the Bishop's School in La Jolla, Calif., for SummerFest 2004. He visits with cellist Hai-Ye Ni. She plays the Sarabande and Gigue from Bach's cello suite no. 3, and the Tibetan Dance from Seven Tunes Heard in China by Bright Sheng.
August 18, 2004
NPR at La Jolla: Hai-Ye Ni Performs Bach
Bob Weir, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, has released a 2-CD career retrospective, August 14, 2004 Weir Here. The guitarist performs two songs and reflects on music and career with NPR's Scott Simon.
Bob Weir Reviews His Long, Strange Trip
Richie Havens is currently touring through November in support of his latest CD, August 12, 2004 Grace of the Sun. The disc features covers of Bob Dylan's "All Along the Watchtower" and Joni Mitchell's "Woodstock." Hear his live performance — and his take on current summer concerts.
Guitarist Richie Havens Live at NPR
Richie Havens will be forever remembered for kicking off three days of peace, love and music at Woodstock in 1969. He talks with NPR's Tony Cox about his performance of "Freedom."
August 11, 2004
Guitarist David Russell recently stopped by NPR to chat with NPR's Lisa Simeone and perform music by Barrios, Granados, Brazilian composer Dilermando Reis and Spain's Joaquin Malats.
August 5, 2004
The Classical Guitar Perfection of David Russell
Young Austrian pianist Till Fellner joins NPR's Fred Child in Studio 4A for a chat and a performance of a pair of Preludes and Fugues from Bach's The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2.
July 16, 2004
The Yongblood Brass Band plays an infectious blend of Dixieland, soul, rock and hip-hop. NPR's Michele Norris talks to members of the group and they perform in Studio 4A.
June 14, 2004
Youngblood Brass Band in Studio on All Things Considered 06/14/2004
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with singer-songwriter Patty Griffin in Studio 4A. She and her band also perform songs from June 4, 2004 Impossible Dream, her latest CD.
Griffin's Longing Lyrics Match Heartbreaking Voice