Tiny Desk Concerts

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  1. Ledisi: Tiny Desk Concert
    In person, the master R&B vocalist impresses not just with her exquisite artistry, but with her radiant spirit of contentment and grace. Just ask her makeup artist. More....
  2. Billy Corgan: Tiny Desk Concert
    Billy Corgan, complicated frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins, has had a tumultuous decade-and-a-half. His visit to the Tiny Desk, with a string quartet backing him, was anything but. More....
  3. Benjamin Booker: Tiny Desk Concert
    Benjamin Booker has a deeply tender voice that, at times, can feel like a whisper But it always cuts to the heart. More....
  4. Now, Now: Tiny Desk Concert
    The band has new tools in its arsenal, but even in a stripped-down Tiny Desk performance, its focus on tiny moments between people just outside of love is as sharp as ever. More....
  5. Aminé: Tiny Desk Concert
    The Portland artist with the most mispronounced name in hip-hop puts on an unforgettable performance. More....
  6. The Mynabirds: Tiny Desk Concert
    Singer Laura Burhenn is joined by Jessica Lea Mayfield and the Umoja Choir for songs inspired by the political and cultural upheaval of 2016. More....
  7. Ani DiFranco: Tiny Desk Concert
    With the help of a backing band that includes Ivan Neville and Jenny Scheinman, the iconic singer-songwriter plays three songs from across her tough and uncompromising career. More....
  8. Wyclef Jean: Tiny Desk Concert
    The hip-hop statesman walked through our doors greeting and charming anyone within arm's reach. Once in front of an audience, he was in attack mode, including a unique rendition of his signature hit. More....
  9. Nate Smith + KINFOLK: Tiny Desk Concert
    The drums take center stage at this Tiny Desk. Watch veteran jazz percussionist Nate Smith dazzle the NPR audience in a transfixing performance. More....
  10. Gracie and Rachel: Tiny Desk Concert
    Gracie And Rachel mix piano pop with darker, classic violin arrangements to make songs full of mystery and tension. They're joined in this Tiny Desk performance by percussionist Richard Watts. More....

Holiday Programming

Holiday Programming
The holidays are upon us, and here at WXPN, we’ll bring you musical reflections on the season between now and January 1st. Check out our complete holiday on-air schedule.