The 74-year-old blues guitarist's last album came out 10 years ago, but Belfour is still a force in Mississippi. Here, he brings his repertoire of classics and originals to WXPN's World Cafe Live stage in Philadelphia for a special show.
A strong and harmonically provocative pianist, Evans often makes the commute between Philadelphia and New York City. His 19th and most recent album Flip The Script featured a trio, and he brings two cohorts to downtown Manhattan for this live performance.
Ritter's new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, is by any definition a breakup record; he wrote it following his own divorce, and every song finds him picking through a relationship's wreckage in pursuit of root causes and a way forward. Watch him perform the album's songs live from New York City.
The orchestra drawn from Israel and many countries across the Middle East and North Africa play two of Beethoven's Symphonies Nos. 2 and 9 as part of their "Beethoven for All" initiative — using music as a model for nonpolitical communication.
The Stooges Brass Band got its start when members of two rival high-school marching bands in New Orleans decided to join forces. Today, the group mixes hip-hop, funk and R&B in its thrilling live performances. Hear the group recorded at Webster Hall in New York City.
The Malian singer originally moved to France to study acting, and appeared in several films before picking up the guitar and writing her own songs. Hear Fatoumata Diawara, recorded live in concert from Webster Hall in New York City.