Front Row Our favorite new bands, from the best seat in the house.

Justin Vernon at his console during Bon Iver's Dec. 4, 2016 show in Brooklyn, N.Y. Nicole Conflenti/NPR hide caption

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Watch Bon Iver Perform Live In A Brooklyn Warehouse

Watch Bon Iver play a full concert, including songs from 22, A Million, at Pioneer Works, a cavernous warehouse in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Lucinda Williams, Live In Concert

Watch the legendary singer-songwriter perform a three-song set at Damrosch Park in New York City.

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iLe, Live In Concert

She's known for her work in the popular hip-hop group Calle 13, but Ileana Cabra, who performs solo as iLe, has a quieter, subtler alter ego. Watch her perform live at New York's Damrosch Park.

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Watch Warpaint Perform Live At Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club

In a career-spanning show at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club, the L.A. band showcases its ethereal harmonies and moody, grooving, hypnotic sound.

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Watch Conor Oberst Play His New Record Live In New York City

At Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, Conor Oberst delivered a powerfully spare set of new songs from his new album, Ruminations.

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Watch: Drive-By Truckers' 'American Band,' Performed In Its Entirety

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Filmed live at OPB in Portland, Ore., the long-running rock group tackles social and political issues with firebrand zeal. Watch Drive-By Truckers perform American Band in its entirety.

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Watch Lucius, Live In Concert

Watch Lucius bring its vibrant pop spectacle to the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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Yeasayer, The Jayhawks And Kurt Vile At World Cafe Live

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Bonnie Raitt, Darlingside, Sunflower Bean, Hayes Carll and Amos Lee also performed live in Philadelphia.

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Charles Bradley, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

Several music fans at SXSW walked away from our showcase claiming this was the concert of the night. Watch to find out why.

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Chicano Batman, 'Magma' (Live At SXSW 2016)

Like the song title implies, "Magma" is slow moving, thick with grooves and taking down everything in its path.

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Chicano Batman, Live In Concert: SXSW 2016

Watch as this band from Southern California sends waves of velvet-sounding Chicano soul over the crowd at NPR Music's SXSW showcase in Austin, Texas.