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The 56th Annual Folk Festival On World Cafe

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Josh Ritter's Gathering comes out Sept. 22. Laura S. Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gathering

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    Gathering
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    Gathering
    Artist
    Josh Ritter
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    Pytheas Recordings
    Released
    2017

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Don't miss live performances from (counterclockwise from top left) Joan Osborne (photo: Jeff Fasano), Don Bryant (photo: Matt White) and Raul Malo (photo: John Partipilo) and Yola Carter. John Partipilo/Courtesy of the artsits hide caption

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Tori Amos' next full-length album is Native Invader, due out Friday on Decca Records. Paulina Otylie Surys/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In Tori Amos' New Album, A Return To Nature and Family

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Billy Bragg And Joe Henry On Mountain Stage

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This week's show is a tribute to Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (right), seen here with Kevin Burke, whom he recorded with. Courtesy of Compass Records hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Mícheál Ó Domhnaill

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The Thistle & Shamrock: More New Sounds For Summer

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