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Ben Lovett of musical group Mumford & Sons created his dream venue in London as a place to foster the community's independent talent. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Ben Lovett On World Cafe

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Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi (left, credit: Karen Cox), King Princess (top right, credit: Gabriela Barbieri), Cage The Elephant (bottom right, credit: Gabriela Barbieri ) Courtesy of the artists / WXPN hide caption

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Kark Denson On World Cafe

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Shovels & Rope inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Shovels & Rope On World Cafe

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Darin Aldridge joins Joe Newberry to play guitar on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Joe Newberry On Mountain Stage

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Clairo's debut album Immunity is featured on All Songs Considered's list of the best albums out August 2. Hart Leshkina/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums For August 2

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Brett and Rennie Sparks of The Handsome Family play at Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser /Mountain Stage hide caption

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The Handsome Family On Mountain Stage

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The Fort Stage during the Newport Folk Festival, 2018 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. Douglas Mason/Getty Images hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival Preview 2019

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