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Lady Lamb the Beekeeper's debut album is titled Ripely Pine. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lady Lamb The Beekeeper Emerges From Behind The Counter

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The Quebe Sisters Band performs on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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The Quebe Sisters Band On Mountain Stage

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Justin Townes Earle performs on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Justin Townes Earle On Mountain Stage

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Josh Ritter's new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, comes out March 5. Laura Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Delta Rae performs on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Delta Rae On Mountain Stage

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Punch Brothers On Mountain Stage

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Ivan & Alyosha's first full-length album, All the Times We Had, comes out Feb. 26. Kyle Dean Reinford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Fiddler Bill Stepp in Kentucky's Magoffin County in the 1930s. Courtesy of Elsie Risner and Becky Arnett hide caption

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Lena Hughes recorded one album of Southern parlor music before her death in 1998. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The 'Ancient Vibration' Of Parlor Music, Revived By Two Generations

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Lisa Hannigan performs in one of several live concerts for a new tribute album, Way to Blue: The Songs of Nick Drake. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Blaudzun's U.S. debut, Heavy Flowers, comes out Jan. 29. IAMKAT/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Star & Micey perform a special set for the World Cafe crew. Courtesy of Andy Modla hide caption

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Star & Micey On World Cafe

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