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

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Lake Street Dive

The band's comfortably styled songs sometimes tilt toward soul and often rock danceably on a new collection of songs called Side Pony. Watch Lake Street Dive perform live at the NPR Music offices.

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Brushy One String

Subtlety and nuance are more easily found in minimalism than excess. Brushy One String's sound is made by one big fat E-string and a rich, powerful voice.

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The 2016 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert

Gary Burton, Wendy Oxenhorn, Pharoah Sanders and Archie Shepp make up the newest class of Jazz Masters — the highest honor the U.S. gives to a jazz musician or advocate.

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Wilco

Bands don't typically get to play the Tiny Desk more than once, but Wilco is a natural exception. Watch the group perform "The Joke Explained" and three songs from its late-'90s catalog.

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Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

Music director Iván Fischer conducts a Liszt piano concerto with Marc-André Hamelin as soloist, and a powerful wartime symphony by Prokofiev.

Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

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Ben Folds

Performing solo in the NPR Music offices, the singer, songwriter and pianist performs three songs from his new album and two old favorites: "Emaline" and "One Angry Dwarf And 200 Solemn Faces."

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Chelsea Wolfe

Last year's Abyss saw Chelsea Wolfe make her metallic tendencies explicit. At the Tiny Desk with just an electric guitar, she takes three songs back to their primal form.

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ELEW, Veal And Tain

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Pianist Eric Lewis did a turn in the crossover celebrity spotlight with his "rockjazz" method. But he pledges allegiance to "the jazz republic" in a new trio with Reginald Veal and Jeff Watts.

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Car Seat Headrest

Will Toledo is a wordsmith with a vision, wrapping his faults and frailties in a DIY sound that's still finely crafted. Watch him perform three songs in the NPR Music offices.

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Palehound, Live In Concert

Watch a full set by Ellen Kempner's band, which marries rock muscle to bedroom folk's wiry vulnerability.

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EL VY

The National's Matt Berninger and Menomena's Brent Knopf team up in an intimate setting that highlights the former's resonant voice and the latter's playful piano.

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At The DC Jazz Loft

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

How do major musicians make it happen away from major hubs? We sought out DIY presenter CapitalBop as it presented Kris Funn and Warren Wolf at a converted-warehouse stage for the DC Jazz Festival.

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The Arcs

It's our 500th show at the Tiny Desk, featuring The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and the new band he started with Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, a Mariachi band and more.