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Wooden Wand's "Sleepwalking After Midnight" is a waltz-time beauty with a pianola's lilting menace. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Sleepwalking After Midnight' by Wooden Wand

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An assist from Laura Marling helps transport Johnny Flynn's "The Water" into its own stratosphere. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Water (Featuring Laura Marling)

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Elizabeth LaPrelle sings "Black Is The Color." Hal Cannon hide caption

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Power In Simplicity In 'Black Is The Color'

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Clockwise from top: The Weepies, Justin Townes Earle and Andrew and Noah Van Norstrand are just a few of the artists featured in Folk Alley's mix. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Texas rock band Cadillac Sky performs at KUT in Austin, Texas. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cadillac Sky: Beyond Bluegrass

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Highlights From The 2010 Newport Folk Festival

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The Felice Brothers: Newport Folk 2010

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David Wax Museum performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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David Wax Museum: Newport Folk 2010

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April Smith performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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April Smith: Newport Folk 2010

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Daniel Martin Moore and Ben Sollee (not pictured) performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell hide caption

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Ben Sollee And Daniel Martin Moore: Newport Folk 2010

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Pokey LaFarge performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Pokey LaFarge: Newport Folk 2010

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Punch Brothers: Newport Folk 2010

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Cory Chisel performs at the 2010 Newport Folk Festival. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Cory Chisel And The Wandering Sons: Newport Folk 2010

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