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One LA Community Where Folk And Rock Converged

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Matt Nathanson On Mountain Stage

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Layla McCalla On World Cafe

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The Lone Bellow On Mountain Stage

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Pete Seeger: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection is a six-CD collection of Seeger's previously unreleased music, accompanied by a 200-page book. Diana Davies/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pete Seeger's Legacy Gets Immortalized With 'Smithsonian Folkways' Collection

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Heather Woods Broderick's Invitation is out now. Whit Hassett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Heather Woods Broderick Paints A Portrait Of Solitude With 'Invitation'

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Mountain Man's Alexandra Sauser-Monnig will release her first album as Daughter of Swords, Dawnbreaker, on June 28. Kendall Bailey Atwater/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals perform at 2019 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019. .Paak's single "Make Me Better" featuring Smokey Robinson is featured on this month's Heavy Rotation. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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The Grateful Dead Tribute On Mountain Stage

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Anna Tivel On World Cafe

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Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. James Fraher/Getty Images hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Atlantic Bridge

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Song Links

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Dervish's latest album Irish Songbook is out now. Colin Gillen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dervish Finds New Ways To Celebrate Tradition With 'The Great Irish Songbook'

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