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Live From The Fort is VPR's live performance series, and Vermont's source for local music discovery. The series celebrates local artists and features live performances by artists of all genres, on video, audio, broadcast or on-demand.

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Safe & Sound: VPR's Celebration Of Vermont Music, Ep. 13

Sep 26, 2020
Anna Ste Marie

Join us tonight, Sept. 26th for great Vermont music and a look at how the Vermont Comedy Club is keeping people laughing.

 

Ruby - “Muted Greens”  Marrow

 

Pro - “Dadbonics”

 

Mike Kelly - “Lilting Melody” 

Sabouyouma Performs On 'Live From The Fort'

May 6, 2019
John C. Billingsley

On Thursday May 2nd, 2019 Sabouyouma, led by Guinean-born Ousmane Camara & Senegalese percussionist Assane Coly, brought their high energy 7-piece polyrhythmic Afro-Funk groove machine for a set in Stetson Studio One on Vermont Public Radio's 'Live From The Fort'.


Mal Maíz Performs "Live From The Fort"

Jan 22, 2019
Mal Maiz perofmring at the VPR Studios.
Herb Swanson

Costa Rican "gypsy devil" Maiz Vargas Sandoval and his Afro-Cumbia Orchestra, Mal Maíz,  lit up VPR's Stetson Studio One in January. There dynamic set kicked off Live From The Fort's New Voices Project, a collaboration between VPR and The Flynn Center's New Voices Series. The project will showcase world musical traditions nestled in and around the Queen City.

Clever Girls Perform On "Live From The Fort"

Jun 29, 2018
Jake Yeomans

Clever Girls performed a set on Live From The Fort from Stetson Studio One at VPR headquarters in Colchester on June 28th, 2018.

Julia Caesar Perform "Live From The Fort"

Jun 29, 2018
Jake Yeomans

Julia Caesar performed a set on Live From The Fort,  from Stetson Studio One at VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Caroline Rose Performs 'Live From The Fort'

Apr 3, 2018

For the April's edition of Live From The Fort, Caroline Rose performs a set live from Studio One at VPR headquarters in Colchester.

NPR

NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts feature your favorite musicians from all genres. Each year, NPR hosts a contest for unsigned musicians who want a shot at taping their own Tiny Desk Concert. Enter the 2018 Tiny Desk Contest now!

Binger Performs On "Live From The Fort"

Mar 7, 2018
John Billingsley/VPR

For the March edition of Live From The Fort, Binger perform  their unique, genre-bending, psychedelic prog- hop in Studio One at VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Barika Perform On "Live From The Fort"

Feb 6, 2018

For the February edition of Live From The Fort, Barika perform a set live from Studio One at VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Live From The Fort: Mixtape, Vol. 6

Jan 3, 2018

Live From The Fort features musicians from around the state performing live at the VPR studios in Colchester. Through music and casual conversation, the series connects music lovers with Vermont-based musicians.

This new mix features some of the bands that have played on the show this past year and beyond. Listen to the complete special,  or watch the individual performances below.

Iron Eyes Cody

Gang Of Thieves Perform "Live From The Fort"

Nov 29, 2017
Gang of Thieves perform in VPR's own Studio One
John Billingsley / VPR

For the December edition of Live From The Fort, Gang of Thieves perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Emma Cook & Questionable Company, "Live From The Fort"

Oct 31, 2017

For the November edition of Live From The Fort, Emma Cook & Questionable Company perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Her Crooked Heart Performs 'Live From The Fort'

Oct 3, 2017

For the October edition of Live From The Fort, Her Crooked Heart perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

TY-ALEX Performs 'Live From The Fort'

Sep 8, 2017

For the July edition of Live From The Fort, TY-ALEX performed live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Wooden Dinosaur Performs 'Live From The Fort'

Sep 5, 2017
John Billingsley/VPR

For the September edition of Live From The Fort, Brattleboro's Wooden Dinosaur perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

Chad Hollister Band Performs 'Live From The Fort'

Aug 10, 2017
Watch the Chad Hollister Band's full performance, recorded live at VPR's Studio One in Fort Ethan Allen.
John Billingsley / VPR

For the August edition of Live From The Fort, the Chad Hollister Band perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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VPR

Live From The Fort features musicians from around the state performing live at the VPR studios in Colchester. Through music and casual conversation, the series connects music lovers with Vermont-based musicians.

Live From The Fort: The NEKtones

May 10, 2017
John Billingsley / VPR

For the May edition of Live From The Fort, The NEKtones, performed live from VPR's Studio One in Colchester.

The NEKTones are a Soul and R&B quintet with a musical palette defined by the landscape of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.

Photo: Courtesy Apartment 3 / Illustration: Anna Ste. Marie/VPR

We're recording the next Live From The Fort show and you’re invited to be part of the audience. Come hang out in VPR’s Studio One for a live performance by Burlington garage rock band Apartment 3 on Friday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m.

Emily Alfin-Johnson / VPR

We're recording our next Live From The Fort concert and you’re invited to be part of the audience! Come hang out in VPR’s Studio One for a live performance by The NEKTones on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m.

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