Live in Concert Live performances from some of today's best bands.

Laura Veirs, k.d. lang and Neko Case perform their collaborative album case/lang/veirs at OPB in Portland, Ore. OPBmusic hide caption

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Watch A 'First Listen Live' With Neko Case, k.d. lang And Laura Veirs

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The songwriting supergroup performs their new album, case/lang/veirs, in its entirety at OPB in Portland.

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Watch Lucius, Live In Concert

Watch Lucius bring its vibrant pop spectacle to the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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Charles Bradley, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

Several music fans at SXSW walked away from our showcase claiming this was the concert of the night. Watch to find out why.

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Chicano Batman, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

Watch as this band from Southern California sends waves of velvet-sounding Chicano soul over the crowd at NPR Music's SXSW showcase in Austin, Texas.

SoCal rapper Vince Staples looks out over the packed house at Stubb's BBQ during NPR Music's SXSW 2016 showcase. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Vince Staples, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

The rapper, whose songs are shaped by his experiences as a youth in Long Beach, Calif., brought charisma, comedy and a touch of cynicism to the stage at NPR Music's SXSW 2016 showcase.

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Mitski, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

At our SXSW showcase, Mitski's songs rang loudly in feedback-riddled heartbreak and quiet desperation. She performed two songs from the forthcoming Puberty 2, including the new "Once More To See You."

Palehound performs at NPR's 2015 CMJ Showcase, which took place at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City on Oct 14, 2015. Loren Wohl for NPR hide caption

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Palehound, Live In Concert

Watch a full set by Ellen Kempner's band, which marries rock muscle to bedroom folk's wiry vulnerability.

Son Little performs a set at NPR's 2015 CMJ showcase, which took place at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City on Oct. 14, 2015. Loren Wohl for NPR hide caption

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Son Little, Live In Concert

The Philly singer-guitarist's trio showed up at New York's (Le) Poisson Rouge in a blues-rock mood. Watch Son Little perform a batch of songs from his self-titled album.