1. While you’re waiting for our broadcast of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival this weekend, catch up on five years of archival NPR recordings from the historic festival, including sets from Wilco, Alabama Shakes, The Civil Wars, Typhoon and over 100 more.

    Photos by Erik Jacobs for NPR.

  2. How can music be happy and sad at the same time? Listen to Ólafur Arnalds' work and you'll hear it. 
Watch the Icelandic musician re-imagine his magnificent work with a small orchestra (28 musicians known as the LPR Ensemble) and guest singer Arnor Dan, at (Le) Poisson Rouge. Filmed on April 18.

    How can music be happy and sad at the same time? Listen to Ólafur Arnalds' work and you'll hear it.

    Watch the Icelandic musician re-imagine his magnificent work with a small orchestra (28 musicians known as the LPR Ensemble) and guest singer Arnor Dan, at (Le) Poisson Rouge. Filmed on April 18.

  3. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs at NPR’s SXSW showcase at Stubb’s in Austin.

    Watch highlights of the show.

    Photos by Adam Kissick for NPR.

  4. Café Tacvba, one of the most popular bands in Mexico, took the stage at Stubb’s in Austin for NPR Music’s SXSW showcase. Watch singer Rubén Albarrán and the rest of the band perform songs from their new album, El Objeto Antes Llamado Disco — and bust out a synchronized dance.

    Photos by Adam Kissick for NPR

  5. Watch the entirety of Alt-J's adventurous performance at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's.

    Watch the entirety of Alt-J's adventurous performance at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's.

  6. Performing mostly in a fitting haze of red, Death Grips creates a visceral experience for artist and audience alike. Watch a complete set, recorded live at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City.

    Photos: Loren Wohl for NPR

  7. Watch Buke & Gase stomp and chant its way through a set at Le Poisson Rouge in NYC, co-presented by WNYC’s Soundcheck.

    Photos: Loren Wohl for NPR

  8. Photos from our showcase at (Le) Poisson Rouge in NYC last night with Flying Lotus, Death Grips, Buke & Gase and Ali Shaheed Muhammad.

    We recorded the show and will make it available soon. Once our ears stop ringing.

    Photos by Loren Wohl for NPR.

  9. The Danish art-rock trio Efterklang takes the stage with the Wordless Music Orchestra at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the American premiere of music from the band’s new album Piramida. Hear the show, recorded by Q2 Music.

    Photos by Ryan Muir for NPR.

  10. Twenty years after Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos re-imagines a handpicked collection of songs from her catalog in an orchestral setting for her new record Gold Dust. Experience these new arrangements and classic favorites in an exclusive concert from (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City, webcast live by NPR Music.
If you are in the NYC area, you can enter to win tickets here.

    Twenty years after Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos re-imagines a handpicked collection of songs from her catalog in an orchestral setting for her new record Gold Dust. Experience these new arrangements and classic favorites in an exclusive concert from (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City, webcast live by NPR Music.

    If you are in the NYC area, you can enter to win tickets here.