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Calypso Rose in Concert at globalFEST 2009

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L&O in Concert at globalFEST 2009

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Marcio Local in Concert at globalFEST 2009

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'Foni tu Argile' by A Hawk and a Hacksaw

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Laal performs in Karachi, Pakistan. Lead singer Shahram Azhar and guitarist Taimur Rahman take a curtain call with key leaders of Pakistan's lawyers' movement, Ali Ahmed Kurd (left) and Aitzaz Ahsan. Nighat Chaudhry/for NPR hide caption

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For Pakistani Rockers, A Plugged-In Protest

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The group Salaam is centered around string instrument specialist Dena El Saffar, percussionist Tim Moore, zither-ist Hakan Toker and (not pictured) trumpeter Amir ElSaffar, brother of Dena. Yelena Yahontova hide caption

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Salaam: Iraqi Maqam By Way Of Indiana

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From the cover of Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos. hide caption

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Matisyahu on World Cafe - 08/21/2009

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Los Amigos Invisibles In Studio On World Cafe 8/12/09

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