Concerts Performances from today's top artists, filmed at venues and festivals across the country.

Concerts

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Monica (Home) Concert

Monica delivers a vibrant vocal masterclass in this Tiny Desk (home) concert that spans decades.

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Maverick City Music

The contemporary worship music collective performs behind the Tiny Desk, featuring a special appearance by gospel legend Kirk Franklin.

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Mattiel performs an ode to the delightfully unique Jeff Goldblum

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What happens when you write an album — Mattiel's latest, Georgia Gothic — in seclusion? Where does it lead? To Jeff Goldblum, of course! Hear a live mini-concert in this session of World Cafe.

Mattiel Mini Concert on World Cafe

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Ravyn Lenae

The genre-melding R&B artist Ravyn Lenae brings a funky, futuristic set to the Tiny Desk.

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Watch Lakou Mizik live in concert from World Cafe Live

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A signature series from WXPN, Kanaval: Haitian Rhythms & the Music of New Orleans features live music, theatre events and an audio documentary.

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Larry June (Home) Concert

Larry June is the indie-rap hustle personified. Though the Bay Area emcee has a prodigious output, his (home) concert reflects the comfortable, laid-back tone of his records.

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FKA twigs (Home) Concert

In the hallowed halls of London's St. Matthias Church, the innovative musician performs a cathartic set, including her new song "killer."

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Naira Marley (Home) Concert

The celebrated Afrobeat star performs an upbeat Tiny Desk (home) concert including several songs from his debut album.

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Hear a live mini-concert performed by Combo Chimbita

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Their latest album, Iré, was released in January and features a rhythmic foundation rooted in Afro-Caribbean transcendence, bewildering chants, booming drums and psychedelic distortion.

Combo Chimbita on World Cafe

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Meet Isaac and Nora, two French kids who are big in Latin American music

In 2019, an amateur video of two kids singing a Cuban bolero went viral on the internet. Three years later, the video of the song Veinte Años has been watched by millions on social media.

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James Francies (Home) Concert

James Francies delivers a poignant and powerful Tiny Desk (home) concert.

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Adekunle Gold (Home) Concert

AG is ready for takeoff. Watch a live set from the Nigerian singer-songwriter and his band inside a faux airport terminal in Los Angeles.

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Alisa Amador

This year's Tiny Desk Contest winner performed the first Tiny Desk concert with an audience in over 800 days. It was a joyful, moving set from a captivating artist.

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Hace 40 años, la Guerra Malvinas-Falkland transformó el rock latino

Cuando se prohibió la transmisión de música en inglés en 1982, los grupos de rock argentino encontraron una oportunidad.

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The sunshine of guitarist Cory Wong

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Hear a funky set from guitarist Cory Wong and the Wongnotes from the main stage of the Newport Jazz Festival, plus stories from Cory about his past, process and the evolution of the Minneapolis Sound.

The sunshine of guitarist Cory Wong

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Svaneborg Kardyb (Home) Concert

The Danish jazz duo perform an untraditional four-song set from the countryside in Djursland, Denmark.

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Ada Lea (Home) Concert

In her Tiny Desk (home) concert, Ada Lea performs four sharply detailed and dreamy songs.

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IDK (Home) Concert

The rapper gives a captivating, cool performance from his Los Angeles home for an audience of neighbors and friends.

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Fontaines D.C. (Home) Concert

Irish post-punk band Fontaines D.C. delivers a four-song set from Chicago's Irish American Heritage Center.