Hear a 19-year-old David Lindley playing banjo on "Green Scruggs," "Uncle Pen" and other old-timey tunes with this L.A-based quartet.
The Nigerian guitarist-composer and world music pioneer brings his Yoruban dance music to Tramps in this mesmerizing 1996 set.
Hear the mighty auteur pay tribute to his friend Bill Graham during this 1984 intro to a short & sweet Jerry Garcia & John Kahn set.
The folklorist performs songs about American history, including "Damn Yankee Lad" and Woody Guthrie's "Talking Dust Bowl Blues."
The '60s protest singer plays politically-tinged tunes like "Draft Dodger Rag" and "I Ain't Marching Anymore" during the Summer of Love.
The acoustic troubadour covers classics like Sinatra's "It Was A Very Good Year" and Steely Dan's "Do It Again" in this intimate 1976 concert.
Thisacoustic set features her hit song "Talkin' 'Bout a Revolution" and other tunes from the singer-songwriter's self-titled debut album.
The great John C. Reilly has often played a musician on the big-screen, but that doesn't mean the man can't do it for real. This Daytrotter session is proof.
Now that marijuana is flat-out legal in Colorado, feel free to fire one up and fully appreciate John Denver's "Rocky Mountain High".
The iconic troubadour performs Hendrix's "All Along the Watchtower," Joni Mitchell's "Woodstock" and Dylan's "Maggie's Farm" in this video.
Musical partners Vern Williams and Ray Park, fathers of California bluegrass, blend on old-timey tunes in this '67 Ash Grove set.
The talented singer-songwriter's lyrics are fantastic and her voice delivers the words beautifully and with a power and clarity that echoes Patsy Cline.
The iconic folkie performs orchestral versions of "When a Soldier Comes Home," "The Patriot's Dream" and his father's "This Land Is Your Land."
The guitarist and singer famous for his influential electric sounds performs unplugged in the intimate Santa Monica guitar store in 1991.
Owing as much to Dylan and West Coast psychedelia as to the folk music of their native Britain, Lindisfarne brought their alchemy to the New World in 1972.
Mandolinist-founder Peter Feldmann leads one of California's premier old time bluegrass bands on "Dark as a Dungeon" and "Run Mountain."
With his high falsetto/vibrato voice and ukulele, the former Herbert Khaury was one of the oddest acts in showbiz. Hear him at the Fillmore in 1968.
The Cambridge, Massachusetts group performs "Mule Skinner Biues," "Gone Home" and a bluegrass version of the Beatles' "Paperback Writer."
The lanky troubadour performs solo renditions of his "Country Road" and "Carolina On My Mind" and Merle Haggard's "Okie From Muskogee."
The Queen of Gospel sings spirituals "Down By the Riverside," "How I Got Over" and "I Have a Friend Above All Others" in this 1970 set.
The genius singer-songwriter most famous of course for "American Pie" performs that #1 hit among many other great tunes in this set from '77.
Can you believe it's been 20 years since Sinead O'Connor tore up the pope's pic on SNL? Hear Kristofferson's message to "that bald-headed brave little girl".
Phish's guitarist-frontman plays unadorned acoustic versions of "Bathtub Gin," "Chalk Dust Torture" and "Water in the Sky" at Newport.
Now that this year's festival is over, we're looking back at historic performances from Muddy Waters, Tim Buckley, B.B. King, and more.
The Five Blind Boys of Alabama star in this 1985 production of the Telson-Breuer show based on Sophocles' tragedy Oedipus the King.
The North Georgia native sang – and lived – the tradition that many of her '60s folk revival contemporaries could only observe from the outside.
The singer-songwriter performs solo versions of "Golfin' Blues," "Four Is a Magic Number" and "The Man Who Couldn't Cry' in this 1978 set.
The dynamic singer from Benin won for "Best World Music Album" for Eve. Hear her blend African folkloric music with rock in this 1998 set.
The solo singer-songwriter wonders whatever happened to "Bobbie Gentry" and sings her anthemic "Mexican Wrestler" in this 2013 set.
As the contemporary folk duo tears across the country in support of Punch Brothers, hear their harmonious session from Daytrotter Studio here.
The son of Woody Guthrie performs lush orchestral versions of "This Land Is Your Land" and "Goodnight Irene" and his "Patriot's Dream."
The graduate of the '60s Greenwich Village folk scene performs his Civil Rights era anthem "Thirsty Boots" and other tunes from Blue River.
The Grammy-winning banjo virtuoso just released his orchestral Juno Concerto. Hear him with New Grass Revival and the Flecktones.
The essence of his poetry and masterful storytelling is truly revealed in the intimate setting of guitar, voice and harmonica.
The hippie bluegrass and country-rock band performs tunes from their influential album Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy in this '71 concert.
This hi-fi Arlo Guthrie recording is a stunning example of his hilarious counter-culture commentary. Download his Vault debut today.
Lyons, CO (aka "the Nashville of the Rockies") hosts the 22nd annual RMFF. Hear selected performers from the 2012 lineup.
This exceptional solo acoustic performance captures Prine performing material from his first three albums, stripped down to their bare essence.
King will receive the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Music, recognizing a lifetime of hits like "Up On The Roof," heard here.
The heavenly singer is accompanied by harp in this set of soothing tunes from Hard Times for Lovers, "Send in the Clowns" and others.
The bluegrass guitar picker-singer and blues scholar plays "Sitting On Top of the World," "Man of Constant Sorrow" and other acoustic gems.
The Brooklyn-born cowboy performs Dylan's "Don't Think Twice It's Alright" and is joined by Bob Weir on the Dead's "Friend of the Devil."
In loving memory of hillbilly millionaire Warren Hellman, HSB '12 kicks off this weekend with Ralph Stanley, Steve Earle, Elvis Costello and dozens more.
Hear the Eastern Kentucky coal miner holler high and lonesome sounds at The Ash Grove accompanied by his own guitar and banjo picking.
The folk and bluegrass guitar picker demonstrates his six-string virtuosity on "Richmond Avenue Rag," "Arkansas Traveler" and others.
The African diva, who just recorded a re-imagining of Talking Heads' Remain In Light, delivers a folkloric version of "Voodoo Child" in 2006.
Baez opens up to this 1974 Berkeley crowd with a strong performance and humorous stage banter with her sister, Mimi Fariña.
This Daytrotter session by Yim Yames, Will Johnson, Jay Farrar & Anders Parker features songs from their recent Woody Guthrie tribute album.
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