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Darlingside performing inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Ashley Gellman/WXPN hide caption

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Darlingside On World Cafe

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Joan Baez's new album, Whistle Down the Wind, is available March 2. Danya Tynan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Joan Baez On 'Whistle Down The Wind' And Working Through Pessimism

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Blind Pilot On Mountain Stage

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Maura O'Connell. Gwendolen Cates/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Clear Sounds

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Brandi Carlile's By The Way, I Forgive You follows 2015's The Firewatcher's Daughter, nominated for best Americana album at the 2016 Grammys. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brandi Carlile On Practicing Forgiveness, Even When It's Hard

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Piers Faccini On Mountain Stage

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