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

Rock Icon Bob Mould in Concert

XPN

A constantly evolving guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, Mould has been an influential and even iconic musician for more than two decades, having fronted the pop-rock bands Husker Du and Sugar. He'll perform a concert from WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Rock Icon Bob Mould in Concert

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The Blind Boys of Alabama in Concert

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

Since forming in Alabama nearly 70 years ago, the Blind Boys of Alabama have built a reputation as the country's preeminent gospel group. The group, which still features original members Jimmy Carter and Clarence Fountain, offers an evening of spirited music, recorded live from WFUV and New York's Cutting Room club.

The Blind Boys of Alabama Live

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Legendary Folk Artist Doc Watson In Concert

Hear legendary flatpicker and singer of traditional folk Doc Watson recorded live in concert from Alexandria, Va.'s Birchmere Music Mall. Originally webcast live on NPR.org Jan. 27, Watson was joined by banjo player David Holt and Doc's grandson, Richard Watson.

Live in Concert on All Songs Considered

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Back Door Slam in Concert

XPN

The British blues-rock trio brings to mind the work of Eric Clapton, Peter Green, and John Mayall — which is especially impressive given that its members are all in their 20s. Hear Back Door Slam perform a concert from WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Back Door Slam in Concert

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A Placido Domingo 'Trilogy'

Placido Domingo stars in single acts from three different operas, in a Washington National Opera "Trilogy," highlighted by Domingo's unforgettable performance in one of his signature roles, the title character of Verdi's Otello.

Domingo in Verdi's 'Otello'

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Loving 'Leonore': Beethoven's Neglected Opera

American Public Media

What would you do for your sweetheart? Climb the highest mountain; swim the deepest sea? How about infiltrating a Spanish prison and impersonating a member of the opposite sex? That's the story behind Beethoven's Leonore. Hear excerpts in concert.

Loving 'Leonore': Beethoven's Neglected Opera

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Jazz Sextet Convergence in Concert

WBGO

To usher in the new year in Mountain Time, the veteran sextet Convergence converges anew at the Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge in Denver to celebrate its new album, I Can Be There.

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Nicole Atkins in Concert

XPN

Young, introspective songwriter from New Jersey Nicole Atkins writes subtly psychedelic rock influenced by the old-school folk and country she grew up on. Hear her perform on WXPN and World Cafe Live.

Nicole Atkins in Concert on XPN Live Fridays 1/18/08

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Wagner's 'Rienzi'

With Rienzi Wagner took the extravagant style of French Grand Opera and made it his own, in the process creating a spectacular drama that's also the longest opera he ever composed.

Leipzig Opera on World of Opera -- 'Rienzi'

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Nachito Herrera in Concert

WBGO

The Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis, Minn., plays with fire — and soul — when a Cuban piano virtuoso meets members of the Steele family of gospel singers for a tribute to Earth, Wind and Fire.

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MeShell NdegeOcello in Concert

XPN

NdegeOcello's name means "free like a bird," which describes her mix of funk, soul, R&B, hip-hop, reggae, rock, and jazz — as well as lyrics that explore race, sex, gender, and more. NdegeOcello performs a concert from WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

MeShell NdegeOcello in Concert

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Patti Austin in Concert

WBGO

Fresh off a Grammy nomination for her latest album (Avant Gershwin), the veteran vocalist performs "A Gershwin New Year's Eve," live from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

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Verdi's 'Attila'

In the colorful drama Attila, Giuseppe Verdi used a 5th-century story to make a pointed statement about the politics of his own time. It's performed at the legendary Concertgebouw, in Amsterdam.

Hayes Pays Tribute to 'Cannonball'

WBGO

Drummer Louis Hayes leads the Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band in a musical tribute to one of the most popular groups of the 1960s. Hayes is just the man to revive the hard-bop tunes, as he spent his 20s with the legendary alto sax player. Hear the concert recorded by JazzSet.

Louis Hayes in Concert on JazzSet

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Trio da Paz with Kenny Barron in Concert

WBGO

Bebop meets the rhythms of modern Brazil when the sparkling touch of pianist Kenny Barron meets the daring interplay of Trio da Paz. Hear a midnight set, live from the Jazz Standard in New York City.

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