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Dermot Kennedy was voted 2018's Best New Artist by listeners. Daniel King/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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Dermot Kennedy, NPR Slingshot's Best New Artist

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Hatchie and her band inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Hatchie On World Cafe

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Ruston Kelly performing at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert, recorded live for this session. Taylor Johnson/WXPN hide caption

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Ruston Kelly On World Cafe

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Phoebe Bridgers performs at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival. Christopher Hall/Mixtape Magazine hide caption

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Phoebe Bridgers, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

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