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

James Hunter in Concert

XPN

A street corner in London's Camden Town region would seem an unlikely place to find an outpost of American soul music. But that's where James Hunter was discovered, singing 1950s harmonies in a smooth style. Hear him recorded live in concert from Philadelphia.

James Hunter in concert on XPN Live Fridays - 04/28/2006

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Bela Fleck and the Flecktones in Concert

XPN

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones have been perfecting a dynamic hybrid of bluegrass, jazz and pop for more than 15 years. In the process, the band has practically created its own genre. Hear the group recorded live in concert, from XPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Bela Fleck & the Flecktones in concert on XPN Live Fridays - 04/21/2006

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New York's Melancholy Rockers Interpol

Hear Interpol perform at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club. The full concert includes an opening performance by Blonde Redhead and an interview with Interpol guitarist Daniel Kessler and drummer Sam Fogarino.

Neko Case In Concert

On her latest CD, singer Neko Case swings somewhere between the worlds of heavy art rock and bittersweet country. Hear her perform cuts from Fox Confessor Brings the Flood and more in a full concert recorded live from Washington, D.C.

Hear Neko Case in Concert

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs In Concert

The audaciously offbeat New York trio Yeah Yeah Yeahs has just released what some critics are calling the year’s best rock album. Hear the band in a full concert, recorded live from Washington, D.C.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Concert

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Arctic Monkeys in Concert

With just one album under the their belt, the British group Arctic Monkeys is already being hailed as one of the greatest U.K. rock bands of all time. The group aimed to show fans why in a full performance recorded live from Washington, DC’s 9:30 Club.

Arctic Monkeys in Concert

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Clarinetist Anthony McGill's Take on Debussy

Clarinetist Anthony McGill has had a pretty good career so far: school at a top conservatory, a position with the Cincinnati Symphony, now principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. We hear McGill in a recital at his alma mater, the Curtis Institute in Philadelphia, playing Debussy's "Rhapsody No.1."

Clarinetist Anthony McGill's Take on Debussy

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Debussy's Erotic 'Epigrams'

Debussy's Six Antique Epigrams are based on erotic poetry from the sixth century B.C. Nude dancers performed at Debussy's one and only performance of them in 1901. We hear them performed at Music from Salem in New York. Nina Tichman and David Breitman play piano four hands.

Debussy's Erotic 'Epigrams'

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Solo Acoustic Concert From Colin Meloy, Laura Veirs

Colin Meloy, frontman for The Decemberists, and art-pop singer-songwriter Laura Veirs perform a night of solo, acoustic work, recorded live in concert. Both performances, from The Birchmere in Alexandria, Va., can be heard in their entirety online.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club In Concert

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club brings a soulful mix of roots rock, country, gospel and blues to Washington, DC's 9:30 Club for a night of music. Hear the band's full concert, recorded live. Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is on tour to promote its latest CD, Howl.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club in Concert on All Songs Considered

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Bolcom's Ragomania: A Nod to Gershwin and Blake

Some pure Americana comes from the pen of recent four-time Grammy winner William Bolcom. His "Ragomania" honors jazz great Eubie Blake and Bolcom's idol George Gershwin. Marin Alsop conducts the Aspen Festival Orchestra.

Bolcom's Ragomania: A Nod to Gershwin and Blake

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From XPN: The Wood Brothers in Concert

The Wood Brothers perform the latest in a series of midday concerts from NPR Music and WXPN. The roots-rock duo's show has ended. But their full performance from the stage of World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Pa., is available in archive form.

From XPN: The Wood Brothers in Concert

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