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

Moses Sumney performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Oct. 13, 2017 (Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR) Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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Moses Sumney

The Los-Angeles-based force of nature, one of the most inspired talents of today, shows off a spontaneous side at (and around) the Tiny Desk.

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Phoebe Bridgers

Her songs come laden with finely detailed observations about hypnotherapy, Jeffrey Dahmer and everything in between. They receive a languid, impeccably-phrased performance at the Tiny Desk.

David Greilsammer performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 28, 2017. (Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR) Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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David Greilsammer

With a knack for cunning juxtapositions, the adventurous pianist stitches together a baroque sonata, a slice of French serenity and a quirky portrait of a mysterious barn owl.

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Paul Winter's 37th Annual Winter Solstice Celebration

The saxophonist and several international guests celebrate the year's longest night with music, dance and theater.

A Paul Winter Solstice Concert 2017

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Ledisi

In person, the master R&B vocalist impresses not just with her exquisite artistry, but with her radiant spirit of contentment and grace. Just ask her makeup artist.

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings perform a holiday Tiny Desk Concert in 2015. Jun Tsuboike/NPR hide caption

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The Big Tiny Desk Holiday Special

NPR Music's Bob Boilen and Stephen Thompson look back at some of their favorite holiday performances at the Tiny Desk.

The Big Tiny Desk Holiday Special

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Billy Corgan performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Oct. 17, 2017. (Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR) Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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Billy Corgan

Billy Corgan, complicated frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins, has had a tumultuous decade-and-a-half. His visit to the Tiny Desk, with a string quartet backing him, was anything but.

Benjamin Booker performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Oct. 24, 2017. (Claire Harbage/NPR) Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Benjamin Booker

Benjamin Booker has a deeply tender voice that, at times, can feel like a whisper But it always cuts to the heart.

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Watch Van Morrison Perform At The Americana Honors & Awards

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In introducing the winner of a lifetime achievement award for songwriting, ceremony host Jim Lauderdale called Morrison a "brilliant artist who has deeply moved and influenced a generation."

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A Trip To Norway For The Oslo World Music Festival

World music DJ Betto Arcos is back with a stash of music he collected while attending the Oslo World Music Festival.

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Now, Now

The band has new tools in its arsenal, but even in a stripped-down Tiny Desk performance, its focus on tiny moments between people just outside of love is as sharp as ever.

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Aminé

The Portland artist with the most mispronounced name in hip-hop puts on an unforgettable performance.

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The Mynabirds

Singer Laura Burhenn is joined by Jessica Lea Mayfield and the Umoja Choir for songs inspired by the political and cultural upheaval of 2016.

Morrissey Cancels Outdoor Show Because It Was Too Cold

An announcer told the audience at an outside theater in Paso Robles, Calif., that the Morrissey show was postponed because it was too cold and the stage heater was broken.

Morrissey Cancels Outdoor Show Because It Was Too Cold

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