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  • AVO Session

    Sophie Hunger

    Year: 2011

    Runtime: 1 hr 21 min

    Sophie Hunger (born Émilie Jeanne-Sophie Welti on 31 March 1983) is a folk-pop-blues singer from Zurich.

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  • AVO Session

    Imany

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 1 hr 9 min

    Nadia Mladjao, better known by her stage name Imany, is an Afro-soul singer. She was born in Martigues, in a family from the Comoros Islands[1] in 1979. Her stage name, Imany (Imani) means faith in Swahili.
    As a youth, she was a successful athlete, doing high jump, later becoming a model for the Ford Models Europe, agency. She went to the United States for six years, before coming back to France, when she started her singing career. Currently, she lives between USA and France.

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  • AVO Session

    Katie Melua

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 1 hr 15 min

    Accomplished singer-songwriter Katie Melua makes her second appearance at the AVO SESSION festival. She presents her new, mysterious and profound album «Secret Symphony». Like the rain of gold and platinum with her earlier albums,
    this album has been at the top of the charts for many weeks. It shows that even superstars have hard times, like Katie Melua with her burnout. Her art was making this crisis into a source of creativity by turning it into new songs. This great music dynamic speaks for the quality of her new works. She mixes pop, jazz and folk intuitively and adeptly, her songs are heartfelt, natural and unpretentious. Pop and poetry don’t get any closer than this - as you will see at this evening at AVO SESSION Basel.

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  • Band in Seattle: Live debut - Concert 115 A

    Blackheart Honeymoon

    Year: 2014

    Runtime: 44 min

    Blackheart Honeymoon is a Seattle-based folk-rock quintet, formed in 2011 with Ian Prebo (vocals/guitar) and Wes Amundsen (upright bass). Blackheart Honeymoon soon expanded to include Steve Andrea (guitar) and eventually Adrienne Marie (keys/vocals) and Dusty Hayes (drums/vocals).

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  • Live at Soundstage

    Dar Williams & Gillian Welch

    Year: 2003

    Runtime: 57 min

    Watch Welch as she engages her viewers with her uncanny ability to be both soul and folk in the same instant.

    Dar Williams takes the stage and gives a performance that encapsulates her ability to combine sensitivity with not only pathos, but also a sharp wit.

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  • Live Session at Studio Kerwax 2017

    Lou Doillon

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 34 min

    Watch the French-British singer-songwriter, Lou Doillon, as she performs live at Studio Kerwax in Loguivy-Plougras, France.

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  • The Forbidden City

    Stackridge

    Year: 2007

    Runtime: 1 hr 52 min

    Stackridge performed to a sold out audience in Bath, England during April 2007 their commitment to touring the UK. Angel Air were there to film this historic gig. The evening was quite memorable for the set the band played but also for the fact that the concert also heralded the return to the stage of Mutter Slater, who had always commanded audience attention and participation in the past. The fans were not disappointed and this film documents the whole affair.

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  • Live at Boulder Theater

    Steep Canyon Rangers

    Year: 2010

    Runtime: 1 hr 18 min

    In March 2011, The Steep Canyon Rangers released their first collaborative record with Steve Martin, Rare Bird Alert which debuted at #1 on Billboards Bluegrass Chart and at #43 on the Billboard Top 200. In 2010, the latest solo record from Steep Canyon Rangers, Deep In The Shade, remained in the Bluegrass Top 10 on Billboard for 18 weeks. While headlining festivals like MerleFest and Bonnaroo alongside Steve Martin for part each year, the Rangers continue to perform alone as a quintet on stages such as Telluride, RockyGrass, and A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. With smooth vocals, smart songwriting, ferocious instrumentals and jaw-dropping harmony, the Rangers are bringing Bluegrass to music lovers across the USA and around the world.

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  • OurVinyl: Folk/Americana

    Various Artists

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 50 min

    OurVinyl TV films live sessions with emerging musicians, which can be thought of as something between concert footage and a music video. Each video is filmed in a unique location that adds a visual component to compliment the music, which is always tracked live on the spot. OurVinyl TV is headquartered in Nashville, so most (but not all) of the videos are filmed in Nashville and the surrounding area.

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  • Live at The Music Hall Of Williamsburg

    Beirut

    Year: 2009

    Runtime: 37 min

    Summer 2011 saw the release of The Rip Tide on Condons own Pompeii Label, Beiruts first proper LP since The Flying Club Cup. Written in isolation during a snowy upstate winter, the album marked a stark change in emotional direction, that is to say, inward. Reflecting less on the travels and travails borne of the wanderlust struck musician, instead, The Rip Tide has crystallized the sounds of Beiruts past into a cohesive and remarkable whole, all while maintaining the unmistakable aesthetic that has brought them around the world, and home again.

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  • Welcome To My Living Room

    Carole King

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 2 hr 12 min

    Filmed in Southern California in 2005, Welcome to My Living Room is an intimate, unadorned glimpse into Carole King's sold-out Living Room World Tour, featuring 21 Top 40 hits from one of the greatest songwriters in history!

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  • Emerald Music Gems

    Celtic Woman

    Year: 2014

    Runtime: 1 hr 27 min

    Musical Gems - Live in Concert, was filmed on American soil in South Bend, IN on the doorstep of the University of Notre Dame, where it dazzled the family-friendly audience with a one-of-a-kind interactive concert experience that showcased the group's sparkling pure voices, bewitching choreography and fairytale charms along with the talents of a group of world-class musicians, an Aontas Choir, bagpipers and championship Irish dancers.

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  • In Session 2008

    Counting Crows

    Year: 2008

    Runtime: 51 min

    Counting Crows, and Adam Duritz in particular, have become renowned for the energetic, passionate nature of their live performances. Duritz frequently extends and rewrites songs live, adding extra verses or alternate middle sections and/or endings, sometimes fitting most of another of the band's other songs into the middle of the first. This intimate live performance gives the fans the chance to see the band perform their best hits.

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  • Shakespeare was a Big George Jones Fan

    Cowboy Jack Clement

    Year: 2006

    Runtime: 58 min

    He's been a producer to Elvis Presley and U2, an Arthur Murray dance instructor, best friend to Johnny Cash, Sam Phillips' right-hand man, a U.S. Marine, a slasher-film producer, and he discovered Jerry Lee Lewis, Charley Pride and Townes Van Zandt. This off-the-wall feature about legendary Nashville record producer/performer/artist Cowboy Jack Clement tells the story of his amazing career via home movies longtime friends Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, John Prine, Bono and many more. Riding the trail between Monty Python and Blazing Saddles, this film inspires with lessons of creativity, mortality, and the risk and glory of a self-made life. Featuring his very close friends Johnny Cash, Bono, Waylon Jennings and Charly Pride. Includes never before seen footage and commentary of legendary artists such as Elvis Presley, Kris Kristofferson and George Jones. Bonus features include a commentary with Cowboy Jack & Alamo Jones.

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  • Live at Bearsville Theatre Woodstock, NY

    Dar Williams

    Year: 2007

    Runtime: 1 hr 19 min

    For the first time ever, fans can now own the live Dar experience! Filmed in Woodstock, NY at the legendary Bearsville Theater, this extended-length film features all of Dar's fan favorite songs, as well as a few surprises. Filmed by Ellenbogen Productions in High Definition and mixed in 5.1 Surround Sound, this film captures Dar at her best. Comprised of a solo set as well as full backing band performance, Dar illuminates the stories behind the music with her trademark humor and warmth.

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  • Live At Boulder Theater

    Elephant Revival

    Year: 2011

    Runtime: 1 hr 52 min

    This indie acoustic quintet from Nederland Colorado, reveals hidden treasures deep within a vast repertoire of original material. In one show, the quintet can be seen delving into original folk pieces in the realm of traditional ballads, Scottish/Celtic fiddle tunes, psychedelic old-time, indie rock, rustic Americana, world beat, 40s/50s jazz and an occasional hip-hop feel, amongst other styles. Elephant Revival carries a fresh sense of creativity and inspiration that is felt by people of every generation. Musically and collaboratively the quintet is inspired to spread a message of sustainability while nurturing an awareness of positive change through the pure light intention of their music.

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  • We Wrote This Yesterday

    Mumford & Sons

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 1 hr 5 min

    Mumford & Sons are a band that have never stayed still. An innate desire to travel, to meet people and to do the unexpected has become a calling card of sorts as fans the world over join their community and fall in love with their consistently evolving music. This film follows the band and their latest set of collaborators as they travel across uncharted territory playing the major cities of South Africa with an eclectic mix of musician friends. They explore the craft of song writing and the people, events and influences that dictate that. WE WROTE THIS YESTERDAY showcases the band at their most open and collaborative as they relish the excitement of playing to crowds in new cities who’ve never seen them before. Along the way they set a fresh challenge for themselves; taking their collaborative culture one step further as they attempt to write and record a mini album in just 2 days, with the other musicians on tour. The filming of this process not only lifts the lid on the art of song writing in an unforced and natural way but captures the journey and story as a group of artists collide, bringing references, ideas and musical styles from Senegal, Sweden, Malawi, Cape Town and London. By exploring South Africa its influence seeps into their musical collaboration.

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  • Live at Soundstage

    Nickel Creek And Billy Currington

    Year: 2003

    Runtime: 59 min

    Clean-cut Nickel Creek, who are produced by Alison Krauss and recently won their own Grammy, point the direction in which instrumental folk is headed. On this episode, the 20-something trio plays their hit "Smoothie Song," along with the crowd-pleasing "I Should've Known Better." Mandolinist Chris Thile strums with a vengeance to other bluegrass-inspired tunes including "Tom Bombadil," "Reasons Why" and "This Side" while siblings Sara Watkins, on fiddle, and Sean Watkins, on guitar, demonstrate not only versatile musicianship, but also their knack for exceptionally smooth harmonies.

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  • Live @ Garorock Festival 2014

    Rodrigo Y Gabriela

    Year: 2014

    Runtime: 48 min

    Watch the mexican duet as they take the stage at Garorock Festival, in July 2014.

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  • Waldbuhne Berlin

    Santiano

    Year: 2016

    Runtime: 2 hr 6 min

    The Waldbuhne Berlin shows Santiano at their best. The band is well-known for their Irish folk, sea shanty, and schlager music sound and this live concert experience is a must-see for all music affcionados.

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  • Band in Seattle: Live debut - Concert 112 B

    Spoonshine

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 36 min

    Hailing from Anacortes and Seattle Washington, Spoonshine features the songwriting collaboration between Jacob Navarro (mandolin, guitar, vocals) and William Cook (upright bass, guitar, vocals), with support from Kelly Van Camp (drums). Spoonshine’s songs often reflect on life between the farm, the sea, and the mountains that surround their Northwest home. For example, the song, “Song of the Sockeye,” is shaped from a poem found in an abandoned fishing cannery in Northern British Columbia, written by a gill-netter in 1940. It tells the tale of hard working fishermen and a dwindling run of once plentiful salmon. With impassioned harmonies, powerful rhythms, and virtuosic guitar and mandolin, Spoonshine brings what fans have already discovered at their “dance-your-ass-off” live shows along with their finely produced collection of well-crafted songs.

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  • In the Deep Shade

    The Frames

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 1 hr 28 min

    Conor Masterson's film In the Deep Shade is not a definitive career-spanning documentary of The Frames. Nor is it a fly-on-the-wall expose or an us-against-the-world hero saga. It is, simply put, a stark portrait of an extraordinary band, filmed during their 20th anniversary tour. In the Deep Shade examines the ever-evolving relationship between five musicians who've known each other for many years. That's the story, and in its understated way, it's an uncommon one.

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  • Live at the Lincoln Theater

    The Milk Carton Kids

    Year: 2013

    Runtime: 1 hr 13 min

    In the past year The Milk Carton Kids have been nominated for a Grammy, appeared on Austin City Limits and Prairie Home Companion multiple times, performed at the Americana Music Awards, and appeared at T-Bone Burnett and the Coen Bros triumphant Inside Llewyn Davis concert at New York's Town Hall, later televised in a Showtime special. As the thousands of fans who have seen the band can attest, their live performance and between-song banter add a charming counterpoint to the music. Preserving the band's unique show for posterity, Live From Lincoln Theatre will appeal to both fans who have seen the band and want to relive the experience and the thousands of new fans encountering them on NPR and elsewhere who have yet to see them. live.

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  • AVO Session

    Madredeus

    Year: 2012

    Runtime: 60 min

    The flight distance between Basel and Lisbon is 1672 kilometres, but the distance between the Basel drums and Portuguese fado could be measured in light years. Fado, the music of lower Lisbon, is based on a feeling that the German language cannot even name. Since 1986, Madredeus have spearheaded the long tradition of fado and a woman’s voice was always at the centre, now it is the voice of Beatrix Nunes. The mastermind of the band, guitarist Pedro Ayres

    Magalhães, helps to ensure the future of fado with his compositions, which are not museum pieces, but rather a reflection of the realities of Lisbon in 2012. They perform some classic works as well as new songs at AVO SESSION.

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