America's favorite Syrian wedding singer crossed the Atlantic Ocean to hold court at NPR Music's showcase in New York City. Wearing his trademark keffiyeh and sunglasses, Souleyman performed songs from his new album, Wenu Wenu, with help from keyboard wizard Rizan Sa'id.
The New York City synth-rock duo of singer Madeline Follin and keyboardist Brian Oblivion expanded to a raucous five-piece band for NPR Music's Oct. 16 showcase at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York. Watch a nine-song set including cuts from the new album, Static, just one day after its release.
Volcano Choir is known in no small part for its frontman Justin Vernon, an artist who built legions of fans recording as Bon Iver. But Volcano Choir isn't a Bon Iver side project. Watch the band give a transfixing performance, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
The chart-topping rapper pulled no punches during his performance at NPR Music's showcase in New York City on Wednesday night. Watch Pusha T perform a 17-song set that ranged from his work with Kanye West to his critically acclaimed new album, My Name Is My Name.
This week, the Americana music industry gathered at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville to honor the best and brightest in its corner of the music world. Listen to a recording of the entire show, including performances by Shovels & Rope, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, and Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter.
The soulful band, known for being visually enigmatic in the media, requested that its New York City performance be filmed entirely in silhouette, with the lights dimmed low and shadows dancing to an evening of heartfelt love songs.
Watch the singer perform 90 minutes of breathtakingly emotional music, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Unpredictable and often mysterious, Blake's songs are intense and riveting, hopeful and thoughtful.
Josh Homme presides over a dense, textured, unpredictable sound that's equal parts mystery, intensity, beauty and bluster. QOTSA performed ...Like Clockwork in its entirety, plus an assortment of older material, in a sold-out show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Video for this feature is no longer available.
Watch the New York band perform a 12-song set, featuring material from its new album, Modern Vampires of the City. For this performance, recorded for KCRW, Vampire Weekend took a night off from a West Coast tour to play for a small audience of eager fans at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica.