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

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Fantastic Negrito, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

Friday's incisive performance, rich with raging guitar and explosive organ, marked Fantastic Negrito's first appearance at Newport and his first in Rhode Island.

Fantastic Negrito, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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Tuck & Patti, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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The jazz duo opened its set with "Heaven Right Here," one of the early '90s tunes that had Tuck and Patti on the charts and all over jazz radio.

Tuck & Patti, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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Flasher

The precise serrations of Washington, D.C. band Flasher get softened for a visit to the Tiny Desk — their vocals, normally side-by-side rushing electric instruments, get the center stage treatment.

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Lucius, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

Lucius' fifth appearance at Newport saw the group outdo itself, with choreography, a tribute to Richard Swift and many, many friends.

Lucius, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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Birds Of Chicago On Mountain Stage

Birds of Chicago make an electrifying second appearance on Mountain Stage thanks to charming lyrics and close-knit harmonies.

Birds Of Chicago On Mountain Stage

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Watch Margo Price And Femi Kuti & The Positive Force Live

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A modern spin on traditional country and Afrobeat, these two artists join eight others for a day full of live performances from the XPoNential Music Festival.

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Watch The Lone Bellow And Bermuda Triangle Perform Live

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Representing Brooklyn and Nashville, these trio's go back to back, capping off the live webcast from day one of the 2018 XPoNential Music Festival.

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Watch Live Performances From XPoNential Music Festival This Weekend

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Watch Josh Ritter, Bermuda Triangle, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real, Femi Kuti & The Positive Force and many more perform live on the Camden Waterfront starting Friday at 4 p.m. ET.

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Lalah Hathaway

The veteran singer showcases her soaring powerfully expressive voice in a performance that bridges several generations of classic soul.

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See A Full Concert By Trey Anastasio With An Unlikely Reunion

The July 7 performance from the Levitate Music and Arts Festival reunited Anastasio with keyboardist Ray "The Milkman" Paczkowski, who'd been diagnosed with brain cancer.

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Newport Folk 2018 Preview: Cheech And Chong, Kaia Kater, Glorietta, And More

All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen chats with Newport Folk Festival executive producer Jay Sweet about this year's surprising lineup.

Newport Folk 2018 Preview: Cheech And Chong, Kaia Kater, Glorietta, And More

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The King's Singers

The storied vocal ensemble brings close harmony singing to a diverse set list that includes a Beatles tune and a bawdy madrigal from the 1500s.

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Malcolm Holcombe On Mountain Stage

Hailing from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Holcombe creates a beautifully rugged sound that you just can't fake.

Malcolm Holcombe On Mountain Stage

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How Benny Green Saw His Jazz Horizon

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The pianist shares memories of elders and mentors like Art Blakey, Betty Carter and Oscar Peterson, in conversation with Christian McBride.

How Benny Green Saw His Jazz Horizon

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