Bob Boilen

Bob Boilen appears in the following:

Cha Wa: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Monday, October 18, 2021

From Preservation Hall in New Orleans, the rhythmically fueled group broadcasts a powerful performance for a not-so Tiny crowd.

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Announcing The Winner Of The 2021 Tiny Desk Contest

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Picking one winner from thousands of amazing entries wasn't easy. But one singer-songwriter rose to the top, with a song about rooting yourself in nature that stopped our judges in their tracks.

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The Staves: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

The three sisters play songs from their latest album, Good Woman, from the house they grew up in.

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Ben Howard: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Monday, August 09, 2021

Watch Ben Howard play songs from his latest album, Collections from the Whiteout as well as the premiere of a new tune.

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Shame: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Friday, July 30, 2021

The South London band, backed by a compendium of violins, horns and more, plays songs from its latest album, Drunk Tank Pink.

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Maple Glider: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The Australian singer-songwriter performs four songs from her album To Enjoy Is the Only Thing.

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The Weather Station: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The Canadian band led by Tamara Lindeman plays four songs from their latest album, Ignorance somewhere in the woods of Mulmur in Southern Ontario.

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Indigo De Souza, 'Kill Me'

Friday, July 16, 2021

"['Kill Me'] makes me feel so much less spooked in the world to make art and for other people to actually resonate with things that I have felt," Indigo de Souza wrote to All Songs Considered.

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Lucy Dacus: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, July 15, 2021

From her alma mater in Richmond, Va., Lucy Dacus plays songs from her latest album, Home Video.

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JAMBINAI: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Friday, July 09, 2021

Watch a larger-than-life Tiny Desk concert from this South Korean rock ensemble.

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Orla Gartland, 'You're Not Special, Babe'

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

Initial curiosity inspired deeper listening and revealed a surprising meaning behind Orla Gartland's new track, Bob Boilen explains.

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Tom Jones: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Monday, June 07, 2021

Tom Jones performs songs from his new album, Surrounded By Time for the first time in his triumphant return to the Tiny Desk.

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Buzzy Lee: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

Sasha Spielberg, a.k.a. Buzzy Lee, performed a playful and passionate Tiny Desk (home) concert from her childhood bathroom.

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Mdou Moctar: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Monday, May 24, 2021

The African guitarist assembled a band in Niger for this special Tiny Desk quarantine concert.

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Laurie Anderson: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The avant-garde figurehead performs music from Big Science, including "O Superman," for her Tiny Desk quarantine set.

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Kathleen Edwards: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The beloved songwriter performs tunes from her 2020 album, Total Freedom, in this quarantine set.

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Sara Watkins: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, May 13, 2021

The Nickel Creek fiddler makes a magical return to Tiny Desk. Watch Sara Watkins and her band perform five songs in quarantine.

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Ani DiFranco: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Monday, May 10, 2021

Ani DiFranco delivers a beautiful and powerful performance from her home and studio, Big Blue in New Orleans.

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Negativland: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, May 06, 2021

The champions of sound collage and subverters of culture bring thoughtful fun to their Tiny Desk quarantine set.

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Announcing The 2021 Tiny Desk Contest

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Unsigned musicians: We want to hear from you. Starting May 11, send us a video of you performing one original song at a desk — and you might get to come play behind Bob Boilen's.

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