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

Sleater-Kinney performs live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Guitarist Carrie Brownstein is in the foreground, with Janet Weiss on drums. Alex Schelldorf/NPR Music hide caption

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Watch Sleater-Kinney In Concert

At the 9:30 Club, the band obliterated its own timeline by demonstrating a catalog that is always present, always on fire.

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Until The Ribbon Breaks

The band strips down its electronic sound with the aid of a spaghetti strainer and a paint bucket. Watch Until The Ribbon Breaks perform four songs from this year's A Lesson Unlearnt.

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Milo Greene, 'On The Fence' (Live)

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Watch the synth-heavy L.A. rock band perform a song live at House Of Blues in Boston.

Baritone Thomas Hampson brings a Civil War-themed program to Carnegie Hall Feb. 9, 2015. Kristine Hoebermann hide caption

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Thomas Hampson Sings A World Premiere

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Hear the beloved baritone sing a fascinating program that mixes German Romanticism with a cornucopia of American songs, including a world premiere from Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon.

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Rubblebucket, 'Pain From Love' (Live)

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Watch part of the Boston band's boisterous and engaging hometown set last fall.

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Our Point Of View At Le Poisson Rouge

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The supergroup of contemporary Blue Note Records artists — names like Robert Glasper, Lionel Loueke and Ambrose Akinmusire — gather together for a program of originals and Blue Note classics.

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Nathaniel Rateliff, 'Still Trying' (Live)

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"Still Trying" reflects on struggling with alcoholism and losing the battle with one's own will. Rateliff performs the song live at Brighton Music Hall in Boston.

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The Chicago Symphony Plays A Colorful Concert

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Hear the CSO and its charismatic conductor Riccardo Muti in a program showing the muscle and subtlety of the of orchestra in music by Scriabin, Debussy and Mendelssohn.

Carnegie Hall Live: The Chicago Symphony Plays A Colorful Concert

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Prestige Records' 65th Anniversary Party

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A half century ago, a small but important label recorded Miles, Trane, Sonny and Monk. A trio led by the rising star drummer Jamison Ross takes on classics from the Prestige catalog.

Prestige Records' 65th Anniversary Party

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Butler, Bernstein And The Hot 9 At Jazz Standard

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One comes from a line of New Orleans piano geniuses. Another comes from New York's downtown scene. They bonded over old jazz, and together, inject modern twists into early repertoire.