Season 4

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Katie Powderly

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    Katie Powderly

    Katie Powderly's alto voice and sense of longing grabs her audience in song after song.

    Katie Powderly

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Freedy Johnston

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    Freedy Johnston

    A Rolling Stone composer of the year, Freedy Johnston is a "song-writer's songwriter."

    Freedy Johnston

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour The Jimmys

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    The Jimmys

    The Jimmys are blues and soul, featuring Jimmy Voegeli's keyboards.

    The Jimmys

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Jeremiah Nelson

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    Jeremiah Nelson

    Jeremiah Nelson plays a haunting pop soundscape from "Drugs that Make You Sober."

    Jeremiah Nelson

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Cris Plata and Extra Hot

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    Cris Plata and Extra Hot

    Tex-Mex artist Cris Plata blends norteno, conjuto, and ranchera music into a new form.

    Cris Plata and Extra Hot

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Optometri

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    Optometri

    From the former-Soviet Union (not), Optometri is performance art meets rock awesomeness.

    Optometri

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Count This Penny

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    Count This Penny

    The Johnson City, TN. and Madison-based trio performs self-styled "Appalachian Pop."

    Count This Penny

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Carolina Chocolate Drops

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    Carolina Chocolate Drops

    The 2011 Grammy winners throw down old-time music with a brand-new line-up.

    Carolina Chocolate Drops

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Kings Go Forth

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    Kings Go Forth

    This band is proof that soul music is a living, breathing art.

    Kings Go Forth

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound

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    JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound

    Chicago's JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound create soul music for the next generation.

    JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Ida Jo and the Show

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    Ida Jo and the Show

    Ida Jo updates bluegrass technique of fiddle "chopping" with a style all her own.

    Ida Jo and the Show

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour F. Stokes

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    F. Stokes

    An intimate set of passion, fury, and love from the gifted F. Stokes.

    F. Stokes

    Video thumbnail: 30-Minute Music Hour Primitive Culture

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    Primitive Culture

    David Hecht and Primitive Culture perform with guest keyboardist Jimmy Voegeli.

    Primitive Culture