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

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Russell Malone Trio On JazzSet

The guitarist's uptempo tunes swing and his ballads melt at the Kennedy Center.

Russell Malone Trio On JazzSet

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Mountain Stage NewSong 2010 contest winner Amber Rubarth performs on Mountain Stage.

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Amber Rubarth On Mountain Stage

The chainsaw-carving apprentice-turned-songwriter brings her acclaimed solo work to Mountain Stage for the second time.

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Gilad Hekselman Quartet: Live In Concert

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The guitarist called his last album Hearts Wide Open, a mission statement built around his search for the core in modern jazz. Along the way, he wrote a few tunes for a band of top New York players.

Bay Area country rock collective Blame Sally perform on Mountain Stage.

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Blame Sally On Mountain Stage

With its collaborative take on folk, Americana, rock and country, Blame Sally features four of the Bay Area's most celebrated solo artists.

East Lansing roots band Frontier Ruckus perform on Mountain Stage.

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Frontier Ruckus On Mountain Stage

The East Lansing, Mich., roots group brings a contemporary angle to its music, eschewing traditional tales of trains, whiskey and rambling for reflections on suburbia, family and "life on the edge of the interstate."

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20th-Anniversary Concert Highlights

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Hear live performances from The Little Willies, Feist, Amos Lee, Dawes, The Tedeschi Trucks Band, Rhett Miller, Indigo Girls and John Hiatt.

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John Oates On Mountain Stage

The pop-rock legend departs from his best-known music with Hall and Oates to showcase his solo work based in American roots, soul and blues.

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The Polyphonic Spree In Concert

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The group's mix of upbeat, melodic songs and heavy themes has made The Polyphonic Spree known around the world. Tim DeLaughter and his bandmates stopped by World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

The Polyphonic Spree In Concert

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From World Cafe Live, Spiritualized In Concert

Hear a live set from the neo-psychedelic band, which crafts a grand combination of rock and gospel. In this tidy half-hour concert, Spiritualized's energy never wanes.

From World Cafe Live, Spiritualized In Concert

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Dar Williams In Concert

Hear the singer perform songs from In the Time of Gods, live in Delaware. Thematically centered on classical Greek mythology, the album explores narratives based on mythological personalities.

Dar Williams In Concert

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In Memoriam: Everett Lilly On Mountain Stage

Hear "God's mandolin player" and his family perform in excerpts from his visits to the show.

Hear a Tribute to the Bluegrass Musician

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Nashville Symphony Goes Electric, Eclectic

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The Nashville Symphony Orchestra brings a wonderfully weird program to Carnegie Hall, including the New York premiere of a new electric violin concerto by Terry Riley, with soloist Tracy Silverman.

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Spiritualized In Concert

Spiritualized, led by Jason Pierce (a.k.a. J. Spaceman), has experienced agony, recovery, redemption and two near-death experiences in its 13 years as a band. Watch it explode into space-rock bliss.