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Roddy Hart and the Lonesome Fire Rock Craig Ferguson

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Roddy Hart was recently booked for a week-long residence on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson with his band the Lonesome Fire, and the Scottish singer/songwriter definitely brought the heat.

One of the highlights of the residency was the single “Bright Light Fever,” which comes off Roddy Hart and the Lonesome Fire’s self-titled 2013 album.  That performance prompted Ferguson to exclaim, “There’s your Glasgow rock and roll right there!”

Watch Hart and his Gretsch Black Falcon in action below.

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Switchfoot Perform Two Fading West Tracks on Kimmel

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Just as they hit the road in support of their 2013 album Fading West, Switchfoot stopped by the set of Jimmy Kimmel Live to play two of their newer songs.

Performing in front of a crowd that was ready to rock, Switchfoot sounded tight as ever when they pulled out “Say It Like You Mean It” and “When We Come Alive.”

Watch both performances after the jump and visit Switchfoot’s official Facebook page for a list of tour dates. (more…)

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Portugal. The Man, Local Natives Perform Stunning Sets on Austin City Limits

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Portugal. The Man and Local Natives were the featured acts on a recent episode of Austin City Limits, and both bands definitely delivered the goods.

While Portugal. The Man played past hits like “Sleep Forever,” they also highlighted several new tracks off latest album Evil Friends.

As for Local Natives, they performed the haunting “Columbia” off 2013′s Hummingbird and also called back to previous gems like “Airplanes.”

Watch a few web exclusive performances in the clips below, and for more information and tour dates, visit the Facebook pages of Portugal. The Man and Local Natives. (more…)

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Rokia Traore Performs ‘Mama’ Live on KCRW

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Award-winning Malian singer/songwriter Rokia Traore released her fifth studio album Beautiful Africa in April of last year, and as she traveled to promote it, she stopped into the studios of KCRW in Los Angeles for a live performance.

Now, video of Traore playing one song from that appearance on Morning Becomes Eclectic has surfaced online.

Watch Traore’s quietly beautiful rendition of the track “Mama” in the clip after the jump and click here to listen to the full performance. (more…)

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Hard Working Americans Get to Stomping on Conan

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Hard Working Americans is a new supergroup that includes Neal Casal (above) of the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, singer/songwriter Todd Snider, Dave Schools from Widespread Panic and Duane Trucks.

Earlier this year, the band released a self-titled debut album covering 11 tracks by a wide range of well-known artists.  As such, the Hard Working Americans recently stopped by the set of Conan to perform a rocking version of “Stomp and Holler,” which was written by country luminary Hayes Carll.

Watch the performance after the jump and visit the quintet’s official Facebook page for more information. (more…)

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