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

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Joshua Bell & Jeremy Denk

Two A-list classical artists work up a sweat as they revel in the tender and turbulent music of Brahms and Schumann.

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Blue Man Group

The world-famous entertainers retrofitted their custom-made instruments, confetti cannons, and streamers to fit our Tiny Desk.

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Corinne Bailey Rae

There's real joy in this genre-defying performance by the English singer-songwriter, who performs material from her first album in six years.

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Watch The Americana Music Honors & Awards Show

NPR Music returns as the exclusive webcast home for Nashville's big night on Sept. 21, with performances by Bob Weir, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, George Strait, Jason Isbell and The Lumineers.

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Songs We Love, Americana Edition: Margo Price And Friends

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The country singer-songwriter and friends will join NPR Music's Ann Powers at the Country Music Hall of Fame during AmericanaFest.

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WFUV Presents: First Listen Live With The Head And The Heart

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

NYC's City Winery provided the perfect setting for a lucky crowd of a few hundred to watch the adored folk-rock band perform its new album, Signs Of Light.

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Saul Williams

In this intense performance, you can feel the singer and poet's passion in every sharp, thoughtful, powerful, provocative word.

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The Secret Sisters

The Alabama sibling duo's music can be hymn-like: plain but powerful, heartsick and hopeful. Watch The Secret Sisters perform a river ballad, a hymn and a song capturing some old-fashioned loneliness.

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William Bell

The 77-year-old soul hitmaker, known for co-writing songs like the blues standard "Born Under A Bad Sign," returns to the spotlight with the aid of a 12-piece band.

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Watch Big Thief's Tiny Desk Concert

The band's songs exude muscular warmth, with lyrics that are both memorable and meaningful. Watch Big Thief perform three songs from Masterpiece, recorded live in the NPR Music offices.

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Three Miles Ahead

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

Hear three interpretations of the musical icon: on screen, with actor and director Don Cheadle; on the page, with co-biographer Quincy Troupe; and on stage, with trumpeter Keyon Harrold.

Three Miles Ahead

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Cecile McLorin Salvant And Sullivan Fortner

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The communication between piano and voice often becomes deeply personal. Two rising stars of their instruments prove as much in duet at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

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Nina Diaz

As a solo artist on leave from Girl In A Coma, the singer finds new ways to sound ferocious. Here, she performs three songs from an album due out in the fall.

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Margaret Glaspy

Everything serves the songs here: There's no overplaying, no frills, just great music and a tremendous new artist who sounds thrilled to be playing it.

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Eddie Palmieri

An icon for both modern and Latin jazz, the veteran performer continues to break tradition and innovate within many musical styles, including salsa, fusion, Latin funk and more.