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Curated by Nick Brunner, host of CapRadio’s modern music discovery show, Hey, Listen!, the outdoor concert will take place in the CapRadio Garden on Saturday, June 1, and will feature The Midnight Dip, The That, and A Tribe Quartet. Get a taste of their music here, plus more of our favorite local contest entries.
The concert is family friendly and open to the public, but tickets are required. Register here.
Congratulations to the winner of the 2019 national NPR Tiny Desk Contest, songwriter Quinn Christopherson from Anchorage, Alaska. Watch his winning entry here.
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May 23, 2019
Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner, artist Lilian Frances and producer Camille Escovedo highlight standout local performances submitted to the 2019 Tiny Desk Contest.
May 16, 2019 | Nick Brunner
There were so many solid entries that our Tiny Desk Heart grew three sizes this year. Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner is joined by show intern Camille Escovedo and musician Lillian Frances to round up our favorite entries from NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest.
March 12, 2019
Submit a video of you or your band playing one original song behind a desk — any desk will do — and you could win a chance to play your own Tiny Desk concert and tour the country with NPR Music.
June 13, 2018
Lillian Frances is one of three local artists performing at the first Tiny Desk Sacramento concert in the CapRadio Garden.
May 24, 2018
Hey, Listen! Host Nick Brunner shares music from recent Northern California competitors in this year's NPR Tiny Desk Contest.
April 19, 2018
She burst onto our radar with her Tiny Desk Contest entry this year and we had to learn more. Get to know the woman behind the synthesizer and how root vegetables robbed her of the ability to play guitar.
April 13, 2018 | Nick Brunner
With more than 700 entries from California alone, NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest continues to grow. Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner has a round-up of Northern California artists that caught his eye (and ear).
March 13, 2018 | Kacey Sycamore
The submission, which went live on March 7, is an outdoor performance of the song “Peach Scone” with backing band the Lovemakers.