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Live in Concert

NPR icon Yo La Tengo In Concert

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

NPR icon Local Natives In Concert

by Jason Bentley, KCRW Music Director
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 at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica.

NPR icon David Byrne & St. Vincent In Concert

by Bob Boilen
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, including the Talking Heads song "Burning Down the House" and St. Vincent's "Marrow," from her 2009 album Actor.

NPR icon John Scofield's Überjam Band: Live At Berklee

by Patrick Jarenwattananon
The eclectic electric guitarist left college about 40 years ago, and judging from the success of his career to date, it wasn't a bad decision. Berklee welcomes Scofield back to perform new tunes and old repertoire from his raucous, electronic-infused Überjam songbook.

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.