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

Stromae proved to the audience at Stubb's in Austin why he's a major star just about everywhere but the U.S. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Stromae, Live In Concert: SXSW 2015

After an NPR staffer led Stromae through the crowd prior to his set, she likened the experience to walking John Lennon through the crowd at the height of Beatlemania.

Courtney Barnett performed songs from her new album, Sometimes I Think And Sit And Sometimes I Just Sit, at NPR Music's SXSW showcase on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. /Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Courtney Barnett, Live In Concert: SXSW 2015

The famously anxious Melbourne singer-songwriter is now a full-fledged rock 'n' roll star. Watch her perform songs from Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit at our SXSW showcase.

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Boogie, Live In Concert: SXSW 2015

The Compton rapper's set was made up of personal songs that built with increasing intensity. There was no affect — all legitimacy and promise.

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'Remembering Marian McPartland: A Celebration' On Piano Jazz

Tony Bennett, Barbara Carroll, Bill Charlap, Chris Brubeck and more pay tribute to the grande dame of Piano Jazz.

Remembering Marian McPartland

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Diarrhea Planet, 'Spooners' (Live)

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Watch the Nashville rock band — four guitarists strong — launch "Spooners" into the Pickathon crowd.

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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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Marcus Roberts And The Modern Jazz Generation At Jazz At Lincoln Center

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The pianist rose to prominence as a gifted performer, becoming a mentor and tutor to many. Some of his students are now in his new band, which performs early classics and a new suite written for them.

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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.