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Folk

David Wax Museum On Mountain Stage

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The joyous folk band performs American roots music infused with Mexican instrumentation and rhythms.

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Chris Smither On Mountain Stage

Monday, October 27, 2014

A master of acoustic blues guitar, Smither performs songs from his 16th album, Still On The Levee.

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Gig Alert: Jennifer O'Connor

Monday, October 27, 2014

Occasional Wilco and Feist collaborator shares a bill at Rough Trade with Laura Cantrell tonight. Download "When I Grow Up."

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First Listen: Bob Dylan, 'The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11'

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sample 12 selections from an ambitious six-disc box set of archival Dylan recordings. The recordings capture and reflect one of the most vivid chapters in American music.

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Wyatt Cenac, Live In Brooklyn; Russell Simmons On Def Jam At 30; Little May Plays Live

Friday, October 24, 2014

Hear Wyatt Cenac perform standup and discuss his new comedy album at BAM. Russell Simmons looks back on 30 years at Def Jam Records. Little May plays in the Soundcheck studio.

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Dave Bing And Ben Townsend On Mountain Stage

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The West Virginia natives, both widely respected in the world of string-band music, perform live.

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The Barr Brothers On World Cafe

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The rootsy folk-rock band formed after its singer heard a harpist through his apartment wall.

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Doug Paisley feat. Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, 'Until I Find You'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Will Oldham may guest in this new song from rustic songwriter Doug Paisley, but the star of "Until I Find You" is visual artist Heather Goodchild.

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Little May: Lovely And Lonely Folk Pop From Sydney

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Australian folk pop trio performs songs from its self-titled EP in the Soundcheck studio.

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Sierra Hull On Mountain Stage

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hear a live performance from the prodigiously gifted bluegrass mandolin player and singer.

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Revisiting WKRP In Cincinnati; Twin Peaks Is Back, But What About Its Music?; Streets Of Laredo Plays Live

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The beloved rock radio sitcom has a new box set with most of its original music. The surreal drama Twin Peaks is coming back in 2016. Streets of Laredo plays in the Soundcheck studio.

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Mark O'Connor On Mountain Stage

Monday, October 20, 2014

The prolific composer, respected educator and nationally beloved fiddler performs live on stage.

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The Oddly Soulful Folk Songs of Josephine Foster & Victor Herrero

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Josephine Foster sings about temples built with beams of cartilage. Victor Herrero sings in Spanish of doves and horses. David Garland welcomes them to the WNYC Studio.

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Gig Alert: Julianna Barwick

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ambient folk artist Julianna Barwick plays Saturday night at The Wick. 

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Sam Amidon And Bill Frisell On World Cafe

Thursday, October 16, 2014

A London folksinger and a decorated jazz guitarist play songs from their new collaborative album.

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Doyle Lawson On Mountain Stage

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Lawson performs with his band Quicksilver, long known as a springboard for rising bluegrass talent.

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Gig Alert: New Sounds Live - Julia Wolfe's 'Steel Hammer'

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Musical re-interpretation of the John Henry legend tonight as part of New Sounds Live. Download "Steel Hammer: Characteristics."

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Justin Townes Earle On World Cafe

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Americana songwriter is back with a new album on a new label. He spoke with World Cafe's David Dye and performed live in our studio.

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Thirteen Under 30: Hear The Young Artists Who've Knocked Our Socks Off

Monday, October 13, 2014

A survey of some of the best young talent that has played live in our studio.

Folk Alley Presents: The Howlin' Brothers

Sunday, October 12, 2014

The bluegrass trio has traded in the campfires of Ithaca, N.Y., for the clubs and honky tonks of Nashville. Hear the band perform its new song, "Pack Up Joe."

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