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

The Roots featuring Bilal perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Oct. 19, 2017. (Claire Harbage/NPR) Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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The Roots Feat. Bilal

Yes, it happened. Black Thought, Questlove and the entire crew packed in behind the Tiny Desk to perform a new song called "It Ain't Fair."

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Japanese Breakfast

For this Tiny Desk concert, Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner replaced her gauzy synths with a string quartet. The result is something to behold.

Shabazz Palaces performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 8, 2017. (Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR) Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR hide caption

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Shabazz Palaces

Hip-hop's otherworldly lot touches down on Bob Boilen's desk for some Afrofuturistic mind travel.

The Perceptionists Perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Aug. 16, 2017. (Christina Ascani/NPR) Christina Ascani/NPR hide caption

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The Perceptionists

Watch hip-hop veterans Mr. Lif and Akrobatik team up behind the Tiny Desk.

Thundercat performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 29, 2017. (Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR) Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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Thundercat

Thundercat is willing and able to shape-shift to fit into just about any box you show him, but he won't stay in there for long.

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Watch Emmylou Harris And Kris Kristofferson Perform 'The Pilgrim, Chapter 33'

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It's from the upcoming tribute concert, The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson: All Star Concert Celebration, out Oct. 27.

Hanson performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 25, 2017. (Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR) Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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Hanson

Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hanson just celebrated their 25th anniversary as a band. To celebrate, watch them perform three of their post-"MMMBop" career highlights.

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Latin Roots: La Vida Bohème

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La Vida Bohème makes anthemic rock and roll that exudes charisma. But at its center, you'll find hope in the face of danger.

Latin Roots: La Vida Boheme

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Randy Newman performs a Tiny Desk Concert on August 2, 2017. (Photo: Liam James Doyle/NPR) Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

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Randy Newman

Watch the six-time Grammy winner go solo behind the Tiny Desk.

Landlady plays a Tiny Desk Concert on July 7, 2017. (Claire Harbage/NPR) Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Landlady

Landlady's music is more than sonic exploration, it's an adventure. The songs can feel a bit drugged-out – a bit high and full of curiosity – but never overly intoxicated or out-of-touch.

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Shooter May Have Considered Other Targets In Chicago And Las Vegas

The weekend before his brutal attack, Stephen Paddock rented a room above a different Las Vegas music festival. And a man with the same name booked a Chicago hotel room during Lollapalooza.

Paramore performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 13, 2017. (Christina Ascani/NPR) Christina Ascani/NPR hide caption

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Paramore

Paramore captures the moment between rapture and its comedown. Watch the band rearrange songs from its sparkling pop album After Laughter.