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

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First Listen Live: Real Estate, 'Atlas'

Real Estate's shimmering pop-rock seems to echo out of the past with melancholy beauty. Watch the band perform its third album, Atlas, in its entirety at New York's SubCulture.

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Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio On JazzSet

Hammond B3 organ master Dr. Lonnie Smith leads his trio through a soulful set before a sold-out house at the Kennedy Center Jazz Club in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio At The Kennedy Center

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ScHoolboy Q onstage at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Sunday, February 23rd. Polina Yamshchikov for NPR hide caption

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ScHoolboy Q

Watch the Los Angeles rapper perform a loose-limbed, spontaneous and unpretentious set, including a singalong for surprise guest Ab-Soul at New York's Le Poisson Rouge on Feb. 23.

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Kenny Barron And Dave Holland On JazzSet

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JazzSet celebrates the 70th birthday of NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron with new duets featuring bassist Dave Holland at the Kennedy Center's Family Theater. Plus, hear a solo Barron set.

Kenny Barron And Dave Holland On JazzSet

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Jason Moran (left), Alicia Hall Moran (center), The Bandwagon and Bill Frisell (right) perform at the KC Jazz Club. Scott Suchman/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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Jason Moran's 'Live: Time On The Quilts Of Gee's Bend' Suite On JazzSet

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Composer and pianist Jason Moran ushers in his era as Artistic Advisor for Jazz at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., with this performance, captured by JazzSet in honor of Black History Month.

Jason Moran At The Kennedy Center

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Sing Out: A Concert Celebration Of Pete Seeger

Scott Simon hosts a special concert, recorded in 2005, with interviews and performances by Seeger and a cast of gifted artists. Participants include Judy Collins, Ani DiFranco, Bruce Cockburn, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Natalie Merchant, Janis Ian, Holly Near and more.

Ethan Iverson, Ben Street and Tootie Heath perform at the Village Vanguard. John Rogers for NPR/johnrogersnyc.com hide caption

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Tootie Heath And Matt Wilson On JazzSet

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Albert "Tootie" Heath performs in a trio with Ethan Iverson (The Bad Plus) and Ben Street (Danilo Perez Trio), followed by Wilson's Arts & Crafts quartet, in Surround Sound on JazzSet.

Tootie Heath And Matt Wilson On JazzSet

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Guillermo Klein: Live In Concert

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The composer and bandleader mixes Argentine folk forms, New York's jazz talents and a postmodern mash-up imagination. He returns to his alma mater to coach a performance of his own beguiling music.

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A Tribute To Abbey Lincoln On JazzSet

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Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves and Cassandra Wilson sing from the Abbey Lincoln songbook.

A Tribute To Abbey Lincoln On JazzSet

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Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan brought her cool, underground electro-pop to globalFEST at Webster Hall in New York City on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Yasmine Hamdan: globalFEST 2014

A solo artist based in Europe after a childhood split between Lebanon, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Greece, Hamdan blends new material with reworked traditional songs in a smoky-cool electro-pop setting.

Banjo master Abigail Washburn, part of an Appalachian-Chinese mash-up called The Wu Force, performs at New York City's Webster Hall as a part of globalFEST on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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The Wu-Force 2014

Hear a brand-new band featuring clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn. The Wu-Force merges Appalachian folk and a punk sensibility with traditional Chinese music.

The Wu-Force: globalFEST 2014

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Mauritanian artist Noura Mint Seymali performs at New York City's Webster Hall during globalFEST on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Noura Mint Seymali 2014

With her smoky-rich voice, this Mauritanian griot artist tips toward reggae, flamenco and rock along with traditional Sahelian tonalities and rhythms in a band that includes her husband.

Noura Mint Seymali: globalFEST 2014

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Roël Calister and Diamanta von Lieschdeck from Amsterdam's KiT, blending music from Curaçao with house and hip-hop, perform onstage during globalFEST at Webster Hall in New York City on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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KiT 2014

KiT, or Kuenta i Tambu — "Stories and Drums" — takes music from the Caribbean island of Curaçao, merges it with European dance-floor music and kicks it all into high, sweaty gear.

KiT: globalFEST 2014

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Moroccan gnawa singer and instrumentalist Hassan Hakmoun, performing live at globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on January 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Hassan Hakmoun 2014

Hakmoun and his band mates layer soulful vocals, complex African polyrhythms, jazz-tinged synth and a deep rock groove into a satisfying whole. At its heart, his music remains utterly joyful.

Hassan Hakmoun: globalFEST 2014

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Members of Romania's Fanfare Ciocarlia perform a blazing set during globalFEST at New York City's Webster Hall on Jan. 12, 2014. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Fanfare Ciocarlia 2014

As soon as this oversized outfit of horns, winds and drums arrived on the main globalFEST stage, the audience knew exactly what to do: They began pogoing ecstatically until the floor shook.

Fanfare Ciocarlia: globalFEST 2014

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