Live in Concert Live performances from some of today's best bands.
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The Stooges Brass Band 2013

The Stooges Brass Band got its start when members of two rival high-school marching bands in New Orleans decided to join forces. Today, the group mixes hip-hop, funk and R&B in its live performances.

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Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan 2013

Iran's Kayhan Kalhor joins Turkish artist Erdal Erzincan for this intimate performance, recorded live at New York City's Webster Hall.

Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan: globalFEST 2013

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globalFEST: La Santa Cecilia

The Los Angeles band, named after the patron saint of musicians, blends Latin styles such as cumbia, norteƱo and ranchera. Hear La Santa Cecilia, recorded live from New York City's Webster Hall.

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Stephane Wrembel 2013

French-born guitarist Stephane Wrembel plays so-called "Gypsy jazz," a style pioneered by legendary guitarist and composer Django Reinhardt. Hear Wrembel and his band at New York City's Webster Hall.

Stephane Wrembel: globalFEST 2013

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A Tribe Called Red 2013

The Canadian group A Tribe Called Red features three DJs who mix Native powwow chant with hip-hop and dubstep, while a dancer spins multicolored hoops. Hear the group, recorded live in concert.

A Tribe Called Red: globalFEST 2013

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Martha Redbone Roots Project 2013

Hear the contemporary Native American musician, recorded live from New York City's Webster Hall.

Martha Redbone Roots Project: globalFEST 2013

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Lo'Jo 2013

Hear the French worldbeat group, recorded live in concert from New York City's Webster Hall.

Lo'Jo: globalFEST 2013

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La Shica 2013

Madrid's La Shica blends traditional flamenco sounds with rock and pop elements, led by singer and dancer Elsa Rovayo. Hear the group, recorded live in concert at Webster Hall in New York City.

La Shica: globalFEST 2013

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globalFEST: Fatoumata Diawara

The Malian singer originally moved to France to study acting, and appeared in several films before picking up the guitar and writing her own songs. Hear Fatoumata Diawara, recorded live in concert.

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Yo La Tengo In Concert

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The pride of Hoboken, N.J., performs a six-song set at World Cafe Live in advance of Fade. After five new songs, Yo La Tengo's show concludes with a great cover of The Spinners' "I'll Be Around."

Yo La Tengo In Concert

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Local Natives

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This Los Angeles rock band is about to release one of early 2013's most anticipated albums, Hummingbird. Watch Local Natives showcase several songs from the record during a special KCRW concert.

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David Byrne & St. Vincent In Concert

The two artists give a carefully choreographed performance highlighting songs from their 2012 album Love This Giant. They also throw in old favorites from their individual catalogs.