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

Dayme Arocena's performance at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest is featured in this year's Toast of the Nation. Robert Birnbach/2017 San Jose Jazz Summer Fest hide caption

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Ring In The New Year With Jazz

Celebrate the New Year with our annual jazz party, featuring six hour-long performances sure to get you ready for 2018.

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Hanson For The Holidays

Frantic time-lapse set decoration. An intrusive snow machine. Ugly holiday sweaters. It's time to hunker down and soak up a raucous and reverent Christmas party, courtesy of Hanson.

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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2017

This year, Abelita Mateus, Marcia Ball, Helen Sung and Joanne Brackeen create a toe-tapping meditation on peace and the holidays.

A Jazz Piano Christmas 2017

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This is the Kit performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 5, 2017 (Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR). Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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This Is The Kit

Effortless storytelling is at the heart of This Is The Kit. And the stories the band's only permanent member, Kate Stables, weaves are profound but sweet with a tone that quietly reels you in.

The Jazz at Lincoln Center's annual Big Band Holiday concert, performed on December 13th, 2017. Lawrence Sumlong/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra Performs Big Band Holiday Classics

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

Watch the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and guest vocalists Catherine Russell and Kenny Washington perform soulful renditions of holiday classics from Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Cigarettes After Sex performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Oct. 6, 2017 (Jennifer Kerrigan). Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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Cigarettes After Sex

This comes close to the quietest Tiny Desk Concert we've ever had. The music Cigarettes After Sex makes is incredibly hushed. It's a sound so minimal it barely exists.

Tyler, The Creator performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 6, 2017 (Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR). Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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Tyler, The Creator

Tyler, The Creator performs three songs from his latest album Flower Boy -- and pulls off (at least) two Tiny Desk firsts in the process, while maturing beyond his class-clown image (mostly).

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Festivo Gaby Moreno In Concert

Her voice dripping with Southern R&B grit, Moreno and her band never lose sight of the emotion in the holiday classics they perform at KUT in Austin, Texas.

Festivo Alt.Latino: Gaby Moreno In Concert

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Kurt and Courtney perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 7, 2017 (Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR). Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR hide caption

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile

The two singers, songwriters and guitarists bring out the adolescence in each other, poking jabs, goofing around and having fun at the Tiny Desk.