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

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The Wild Reeds, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

Mackenzie Howe, Sharon Silva and Kinsey Lee's set at Newport Folk was assured and robust, a testament to potent voices made more powerful when united.

The Wild Reeds, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

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Big Thief, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

The rising indie-rock band performed some new, unreleased songs during its Newport set.

Big Thief, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

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Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff performs live at the 2017 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Hurray For The Riff Raff, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

Stream Alynda Segarra's impassioned set from Newport.

Hurray For The Riff Raff, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

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Shovels & Rope performs at the 2017 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Shovels & Rope, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

The charismatic husband-and-wife duo returned to Newport after a three-year hiatus.

Shovels & Rope, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2017

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In Joyful Harmonies, A Band From Venezuela Taps Into Their African Roots

The clarion-voiced Afro-Venezuelan singer Betsayda Machado and her band are just beginning to tour internationally. Hear them in their New York City debut at globalFEST in January.

Betsayda Machado y Parranda El Clavo, Live In Concert

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Watch Bon Iver Perform Live In A Brooklyn Warehouse

Watch Bon Iver play a full concert, including songs from 22, A Million, at Pioneer Works, a cavernous warehouse in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Lucinda Williams, Live In Concert

Watch the legendary singer-songwriter perform a three-song set at Damrosch Park in New York City.

NPR Music Live in Concert: iLe played live at Damrosch Park in New York on August 4, 2016. Ebru Yildiz/Ebru Yildiz hide caption

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iLe, Live In Concert

She's known for her work in the popular hip-hop group Calle 13, but Ileana Cabra, who performs solo as iLe, has a quieter, subtler alter ego. Watch her perform live at New York's Damrosch Park.

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Watch Warpaint Perform Live At Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club

In a career-spanning show at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club, the L.A. band showcases its ethereal harmonies and moody, grooving, hypnotic sound.

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Watch: Drive-By Truckers' 'American Band,' Performed In Its Entirety

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Filmed live at OPB in Portland, Ore., the long-running rock group tackles social and political issues with firebrand zeal. Watch Drive-By Truckers perform American Band in its entirety.