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In Concert
Jul 29, 2014 — For the U.S. release, singer-songwriter John Grant fashioned English lyrics to go with the Icelandic musician's melodies. For our Vintage Cafe today, Ásgeir sings live in the World Cafe studios.
Jul 29, 2014Dark Arc is a pastiche of gentle lyrical moments and punk anthems, often within the same tune. In the NPR offices, the Ohio band performs three alternately brooding and stomping songs from the album.
Jul 29, 2014 — We saw more than 50 bands over three days during the 55th anniversary of the Newport Folk Festival in seaside Rhode Island. Here are some of the moments we'll remember.
Jul 29, 2014 — The resume of Jeff Tweedy includes groundbreaking bands Uncle Tupelo and Wilco and a new album made with his teenage son. Tweedy performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Sunday, July 27.
Jul 29, 2014 — The Bright Eyes singer has learned to channel his youthful intensity into real showmanship. Conor Oberst performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Sunday, July 27.
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The UpNorth Concert Hall specializes in recordings of live performance in regional venues. Listen to guest artists or submit your own digital audio from your garage band, string ensemble, church choir or poetry slam.

Latest Performances

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City Limits
City Limits

About City Limits

This classic country act is the house band for the Riding Hy Ranch in Warrensburg, performing two or three times each week year-round. Like a lot of bands we met in out travels, these guys play together not just for the love of music, but for the strong friendships that they have with each other.  Go to full article

Hagfish

Performed by Flakjacket in Lake George, NY for UpNorth Music.  Go to full article

The End of Summer

Performed by Flakjacket in Lake George, NY for UpNorth Music.  Go to full article
Flakjacket
Flakjacket

About Flakjacket

Don't be mislead by the name: this is NOT a heavy metal band. Friends Alex Hyatt and Liam Irwin are the songwriting heart of this band that describes its sound as alternative acoustic pop/rock. Sound engineer Joel Hurd was pretty interested in the classic Fender Rhodes keyboard they brought to their session.  Go to full article

When I Sleep

Performed by Shu in Lake George, NY for UpNorth Music.  Go to full article

Black Horse Radio

Performed by Shu in Lake George, NY for UpNorth Music.  Go to full article
Shu, in a television appearance in Glens Falls
Shu, in a television appearance in Glens Falls

About Shu

Ska, a rhythmically up-tempo precursor to reggae, is a strong musical influence on this band's sound. Like most of the bands we've recorded, though, their songs reflect other musical interests. Shu toured the Northeast extensively in the 1990s, mostly performing for university crowds.  Go to full article

Stand Alone

Performed by Daniel Monroe in Lake George, NY for UpNorth Music.  Go to full article

Fallen Angel

Performed by Daniel Monroe in Lake George, NY for UpNorth Music.  Go to full article
Daniel Monroe
Daniel Monroe

About Daniel Monroe

When he was 15, the band Light House inspired Dan to become a musician. Since then, he has learned to play the guitar and written a lot of songs in the hope that listeners will relate to them in the way that he relates to some of his favorite bands' messages.  Go to full article

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