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Tiny Desk

Capital Public Radio

Davis-based musician Lillian Francis headlines CapRadio's 2018 Tiny Desk Concert.

Capital Public Radio

Join us this summer for Tiny Desk Sacramento, a CapRadio showcase of outstanding local musicians who've entered NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest.

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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