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

Southern Culture On The Skids On Mountain Stage

A unique blend of honky-tonk and rockabilly propelled the band to major-label success. It performs a rollicking set of fan favorites on this installment of Mountain Stage.

Southern Culture on the Skids on Mountain Stage

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Squirrel Nut Zippers On Mountain Stage

A Southern-fried big-band sound brought Squirrel Nut Zippers fame in the mid-'90s, making a major hit of the group's album Hot. Here, it takes the stage in support of its first live release, Lost at Sea.

Squirrel Nut Zippers On Mountain Stage

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Renee Fleming Sings 'Lucrezia Borgia'

Acclaimed soprano Renee Fleming tackles the unforgiving title role, with Placido Domingo conducting, in a Washington National Opera production of Donizetti's steamy historical drama.

Renee Fleming Sings 'Lucrezia Borgia'

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Great Lake Swimmers On Mountain Stage

Formed in 2001 by singer-songwriter Tony Dekker, the Toronto band performs songs from its fourth album, Lost Channels, which has been nominated for Contemporary Album of the Year at 2009's Canadian Folk Music Awards.

Great Lake Swimmers On Mountain Stage

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Scissor Sisters In Concert

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The world's most popular glam band takes the stage at World Cafe Live as part of the WXPN's Life Fridays concert series.

Scissor Sisters In Concert

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Abbey Lincoln And Kendra Shank On JazzSet

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JazzSet host Dee Dee Bridgewater remembers the late vocalist with a concert recorded at the 2000 Detroit International Jazz Festival.

Abbey Lincoln And Kendra Shank On JazzSet

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Will Hoge On Mountain Stage

After recovering from a terrible traffic accident, Hoge is back on tour in support of his latest album, The Wreckage. His gritty rock sound returns in full force on this new collection of introspective songs.

Will Hoge On Mountain Stage

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Yo La Tengo On Mountain Stage

The indie-rock trio brings its experimental sound to the West Virginia stage, performing songs from its latest album, Popular Songs.

Yo La Tengo On Mountain Stage

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Sonny Landreth On Mountain Stage

Sonny Landreth became a master of the slide guitar as a member of Clifton Chenier's band. He rolls out his signature swamp-rock and Cajun grooves in this edition of Mountain Stage.

Sonny Landreth On Mountain Stage

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Regina Spektor On Mountain Stage

A New York-based singer-songwriter, Spektor blends rhythmic piano with a distinct, acrobatic voice. She returns to Mountain Stage to perform songs from her latest album, Far.

Regina Spektor On Mountain Stage

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Jill Hennessy On Mountain Stage

Most people know her from the television shows Crossing Jordan and Law and Order. But on Mountain Stage, actor Jill Hennessy shares her first love, music, and performs songs from her album Ghost in My Head.

Jill Hennessy On Mountain Stage

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Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs In Concert

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The Americana heartthrob brings his band to Philadelphia's World Cafe Live stage to play songs from his new album, God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise -- and you can listen to the concert as it happens.

Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs In Concert

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A Shocker In Real Time: Puccini's 'Tosca'

Execution, extortion, and exploitation. No, it's not an episode of Showtime's Dexter. It's Puccini's operatic thriller Tosca, which takes a surprisingly realistic approach to the passage of dramatic time with scenes of physical and psychological torture.

'Tosca' at Theatre Antique

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Gary Jules On Mountain Stage

With songs featured in Donnie Darko and Grey's Anatomy, Jules has found popularity without conventional radio airplay. Here, he performs songs from his 2006 self-titled album and his upcoming release to Mountain Stage.

Gary Jules On Mountain Stage

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Alison Brown On Mountain Stage

The Grammy-winning banjo player has collaborated with Allison Krauss and Michelle Shocked. Now, she brings her own acoustic jazz band to Mountain Stage to play songs from her latest album.

Alison Brown On Mountain Stage

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