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Trampled By Turtles On Mountain Stage

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Billy Bragg: Tiny Desk Concert

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Bob Dylan performs at the Newport Folk Festival in 1963. His set included "Only a Pawn in Their Game," which he would also play at the 1963 March on Washington. Eyeneer hide caption

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Bob Dylan's Tribute To Medgar Evers Took On The Big Picture

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Horse Feathers On Mountain Stage

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Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche perform together on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Suzzy Roche And Lucy Wainwright On Mountain Stage

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Tyler and Maggie Heath of the Texas band The Oh Hellos. Wonderfully Made/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Listen To Two Songs By The Oh Hellos

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Dallas Green, once a member of the post-hardcore group Alexisonfire, now makes much quieter music as City and Colour. His fourth solo album is The Hurry and the Harm. Dustin Rabin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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City And Colour: A Musician Unplugs To Make A Connection

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Outside the Woody Guthrie Center, there's a large mural of Guthrie holding his guitar bearing the phrase, "This Machine Kills Fascists." Brett Deering/WireImage hide caption

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The SteelDrivers On Mountain Stage

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn On Mountain Stage

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Laura Marling's new album, Once I Was an Eagle, comes out May 28. Justin Tyler Close/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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