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

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Shamir

The singer's disco-infused funk and soul gets stripped down to a lone voice with a guitar, surrounded by an admiring throng of NPR staffers, interns and friends.

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Sturgill Simpson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

From dubstep entrance music straight into outlaw country? Makes sense to Simpson, who performs a high-octane, honky-tonking set here.

Sturgill Simpson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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Lord Huron, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

The Los Angeles band's Newport Folk Festival appearance was jubilant and loud. Listen to a 12-song set including songs from Lord Huron's latest album, Strange Trails.

Lord Huron, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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Paul Weller

The beloved Britpop veteran stops by the Tiny Desk with songs from his new album, Saturns Pattern — and one from his best-known record, Stanley Road.

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Courtney Barnett, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

If the Newport Folk crowd was scandalized by Bob Dylan going electric in 1965, they would've hated this Aussie's grungy, hard-rocking performance 50 years later.

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Jason Isbell, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Spirits were infectiously high on Saturday as Isbell channeled the best of the southern rock tradition on songs from his new album, Something More Than Free.

Jason Isbell, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

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The Tallest Man On Earth performed Friday at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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The Tallest Man On Earth, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Swedish songwriter Kristian Matsson gave a performance worthy of his stage name on Friday at Newport.

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The Lone Bellow performed Friday night at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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The Lone Bellow, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Listen to the band's soaring Friday set, featuring guest appearances by Leon Bridges and Lucius.

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Kate Tempest

A celebrated English playwright and rapper connects with her audiences through storytelling and poetry.

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Songhoy Blues

See a Malian band that fuses African music with Western rock. Their album Music in Exile was co-produced by Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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Desaparecidos, Live In Concert

Conor Oberst's music has rarely felt this jarring, raw and immediate. Watch his recently re-formed punk band put on an exhilarating, fist-pumping show at Brooklyn's Shea Stadium.

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Girlpool

Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad perform three of the simple, direct, charmingly stripped-down songs from their new album, Before The World Was Big.

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Christopher Paul Stelling

Best witnessed live, Stelling's music is steeped in tradition yet filled with vitality, immediacy and soul — all the reasons worth discovering someone new.

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And The Kids

The fun, colorful trio plays music that's full of life, with dissonant sounds that still feel suited for singing along.

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Oddisee

The charismatic Brooklyn-via-D.C.-area rapper creates just the right amount of space in his music. Here, he performs three songs live in the NPR Music offices.