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

Overcoats perform a Tiny Desk Concert on March 1, 2017. (Marian Carrasquero/NPR) Marian Carrasquero/NPR hide caption

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Overcoats

Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell's vibrant vocal harmonies are set against an electronic backdrop that feels spacious and refreshing.

Lydia Ainsworth performs "Afterglow" in the Optic Obscura installation during SXSW. NPR hide caption

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Escape The Noise: Watch 9 Lullabies From Austin

Lydia Ainsworth, Phoebe Bridgers, L.A. Salami, Valerie June, Let's Eat Grandma and others sing us quiet songs on hotel beds and in art installations during SXSW.

Delicate Steve performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Mar. 3, 2017. (Marian Carrasquero/NPR) Marian Carrasquero/NPR hide caption

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Delicate Steve

This fierce and lyrical guitar player writes playful instrumental music led by hooky vocals — but there is no voice, just the human-like twang of a glass slide on a guitar.

Jason Moran (left) and Georgia Anne Muldrow celebrate Charles Mingus during a program at the Kennedy Center. Jati Lindsay/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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Muldrow Meets Mingus

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Vocalist and producer Georgia Anne Muldrow's interpretive tribute to Charles Mingus aligns with the Afrocentric current that flows through underground hip-hop, avant-R&B and psychedelic soul.

Muldrow Meets Mingus

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Sampha performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 7, 2017. (Claire Harbage/NPR) Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Sampha

A Tiny Desk Concert as intimate as it gets (that's saying something). Just Sampha, a piano and three heart-wrenching songs that seem to double as coping mechanisms.

Fear not a high kick. PWR BTTM perform during NPR Music's annual SXSW showcase at Stubb's in Austin, Texas. Adam Kissick for NPR/NPR hide caption

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PWR BTTM Unleashes The Glitter At SXSW 2017

PWR BTTM, once two and now four members strong, brought glitter, humor and bombast to the stage at Stubb's this year.

Hurray For The Riff Raff's Alynda Lee Segarra during NPR Music's annual SXSW showcase, held at Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Texas. Adam Kissick for NPR/NPR hide caption

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Hurray For The Riff Raff Makes A Statement At SXSW

Alynda Lee Segarra paraded around the Stubb's BBQ stage at our SXSW showcase wearing a homemade T-shirt that read "No Human Is Illegal."