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Live In Concert from NPR's All Songs Considered

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Hear live shows from Spiritualized, Andrew Bird, Wilco, Bon Iver, Alabama Shakes, Beirut and many more. Recorded by NPR Music at venues and festivals across the country. Find more at npr.org/music.

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Debo Band In Concert: globalFEST 2012

January 11th, 2012

Episode 327 of 426 episodes

Earth-rattling horns and mesmerizingly oscillating vocals: Boston's Debo Band takes the funky, psychedelic groove of 1960s Ethiopiaand transplants it firmly onto a 21st-century dance floor.With 11 musicians crammed every which way onto the tiniest stage of the night — the sousaphone barely cleared overhead pipes — Debo Band closed globalFEST in serious, sweaty, funky style. For more concerts, visit npr.org/liveconcerts. Set List: "Musicawi Silt" "Yene Neger" "Belomi Benna" "Ney Ney Waleba" "Asha Gedawo" "Lantchi Biye" "Tenesh Kelbe Lay" "Addis Ababa Bete" "Gedawo"

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