Live in Concert

NPR icon Patrick Watson In Concert

by Bob Boilen
Patrick Watson put out one of this year's most magical records, Adventures in Your Own Backyard — an album of beauty and mystery and joy. On Sept. 5, the singer and pianist took his sprawling group of touring musicians to Washington, D.C., for an emotional live set at the 9:30 Club.

NPR icon Lucero On Mountain Stage

The Memphis, Tenn., band combines roots-rock and country with soulful horns, pedal steel, keyboards and brash guitars. Since 2001, the group has routinely played 150 to 200 dates a year, and the experience shines through on its most recent album, Women & Work.

NPR icon Omer Avital's Band Of The East: Live From 92Y Tribeca

by Patrick Jarenwattananon
He came to New York in the early '90s and became a top-notch jazz musician. Then he went back to Israeli to study the Middle Eastern musics of his ancestry. Now, the bassist surfaces all of it in his winding, funky compositions, performed live in downtown Manhattan.

NPR icon Ana Sia In Concert: Moogfest 2012

by Sami Yenigun
Ana Sia's DJ sets pull from a broad range of dance music styles, but are centered on bass-driven electronic beats. The San Francisco-based artist revealed her first full-length compilation, Surreal Estate last year. Here, Sia performs as part of Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

NPR icon Disclosure In Concert: Moogfest 2012

by Sami Yenigun
One of the most exciting teams to hit the club circuit in years, brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence have broken through on the U.K. garage-house scene. Here, Disclosure performs live at Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

NPR icon Andy Stott In Concert: Moogfest 2012

by Sami Yenigun
The U.K. producer is known for deep, brooding techno that's shrouded in fuzzy tones. His latest album, Luxury Problems, is dark, textural and balanced with haunting, elegant vocals. Here, Stott performs live at Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

NPR icon Richie Hawtin In Concert: Moogfest 2012

by Sami Yenigun
Hawtin came up in the Detroit techno scene during the '90s and built his reputation on minimalist dance music. It's not for everyone, but those who follow any of Hawtin's numerous aliases do so with impassioned vigilance. Here, Hawtin performs live as part of Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

NPR icon Buke & Gase In Concert

by Daoud Tyler-Ameen
Watching Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez perform is like witnessing a divination: Two solemn figures huddle over strange objects, stomp their feet and chant with an intense and eerie focus. Experience a complete Buke & Gase concert, recorded live on Oct. 17 at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City.