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

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Watch Performances From WMOT Roots Radio's 895 Fest

WMOT

It's a celebration of WMOT Roots Radio's friends, neighbors, heroes and legends over two days, including sets by Rodney Crowell, The War & Treaty, Lillie Mae and more!

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LADAMA

The group unites sounds from Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela, with a dash of New York City thrown in.

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Lucky Daye

Hailing from New Orleans with a love of sticky, bass-bumping funk, Lucky brought along a 10-person band, including a quartet of horns, to capture the full flavor of his debut album Painted.

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ECM At Big Ears: A Boundless Label Meets A Broadminded Festival

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

We head to the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville for the 50th anniversary of ECM Records. Hear three riveting performances by Carla Bley, Avishai Cohen and Nik Bärtsch's Ronin.

ECM At Big Ears: A Boundless Label Meets A Broadminded Festival

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Darlingside On Mountain Stage

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The music of the Boston-based quartet Darlingside is as hard to categorize as it is easy to get lost in.

Darlingside On Mountain Stage

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Jeremy Dutcher

There is no one making music like this 27-year-old, classically trained opera tenor and pianist. Watch and see why.

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Whitney Houston Hologram Tour And New Album In The Works 7 Years After Her Death

The mega-star sold tens of millions of records and had 11 No. 1 hits throughout her career. And in less than year, Houston, or at least a light-projected version of her, could be at it again.

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Ensemble Signal Plays Jonny Greenwood

Watch members of the New York-based group give the world premiere video performances of two recent pieces by Radiohead guitarist and composer Jonny Greenwood.

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Cleveland's Joe Lovano Comes Home

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

Every December, saxophonist Joe Lovano travels home to Cleveland to throw himself a birthday concert. We hear tales of Lovano family lore, and a get a slice of his musical past and present.

Cleveland's Joe Lovano Comes Home

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The Tim O'Brien Band On Mountain Stage

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Tim O'Brien has long immersed himself in all facets of roots music, evidenced in this set by a re-working of a forgotten Big Bill Broonzy tune, "Diggin' My Potatoes," written by Memphis Minnie.

The Tim O'Brien Band On Mountain Stage

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Slingshot Scenes: The Best Of Austin, Festival City

KUTX 98.9

From the pinnacle of mainstream pop to the gods of the underground and from hip-hop's illest to Americana's crunchiest, the Austin festival scene has something for everyone.

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After A (Partial) Win In Court, Woodstock 50 May Still Go On

The promoters of a 50th anniversary Woodstock festival can still attempt to put on their event in August, though they face a steep uphill battle for financing and permits.

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Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider

Watch what happens when the smoky-voiced jazz singer from Mexico conspires with an adventuresome string quartet for songs steeped in Latin American traditions.

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Watch Performances From Public Radio's NON-COMM 2019

XPN

Hosted by WXPN in Philadelphia, the year's convention includes showcase performances by Rodrigo y Gabriela, The National, Kelsey Lu, Andrew Bird And more

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Matt Nathanson On Mountain Stage

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Hear Matt Nathanson's three-song acoustic set. Each tune is fortified with tasty, hummable riffs that stick with you.

Matt Nathanson On Mountain Stage

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