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Erick Alejandro Iglesias (right) of Cimafunk performs onstage at the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festival March 13, 2019 in Austin, Tx. JEALEX Photo/Getty Images hide caption

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Alt.Latino's New Music Discoveries At SXSW 2019

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Chieftains peforming for World Cafe at Windmill Lane Recording Studios in Dublin, Ireland Kimberly Junod/WXPN hide caption

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The Chieftains On World Cafe

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How 'This Land Is Your Land' Roamed And Rambled Into American Life

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Ember is one of the featured artists this week on The Thistle & Shamrock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Welsh Roots

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The Thistle & Shamrock: 'Migrations' With Chris Thile

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Karine Polwart is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. Sandy Butler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Ballads Of The Border

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Kenny White On Mountain Stage

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Love Songs

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Neyla Pekarek On World Cafe

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"Having not grown up here, I feel I'm always educating myself on what this country is, what it has been and perhaps what it can be." J.S Ondara's debut album is Tales of America. Josh Cheuse/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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J.S. Ondara Examines An Elusive American Dream On His Debut

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