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Farewell, For Now, From The 2018 Tiny Desk Contest

Over the last two months, we've hosted concerts in eight cities to celebrate this year's Tiny Desk Contest. Now, it's time to say goodbye — at least until next time.
Naia Izumi at Studio One, NPR Source: Beck Harlan

Our 2018 Tiny Desk Contest tour has come to an end. Over the last two months, we've hosted concerts in eight cities featuring 21 bands who entered the Tiny Desk Contest — plus our winner, the brilliant guitarist and singer Naia Izumi.

One thing I found compelling as we traveled from Washington D.C. to New York City, Denver,

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