Lauren Scott‘s Tiny Desk entry is the intimate “Webster” featuring love lorn lyrics and melodies.
Soul singer JaE performed a solo version of her song “You Will Survive” on a tiny desk in a tiny hallway.
The Yard (Tyler Stahl and Michael Casimir) performed folk ballad “Come Back Inside”.
Singer-songwriter Aiden James played his song “Last Reminder” at a very tiny desk while on tour in LA.
Musical duo City Love (Sterling Duns and Caselli Jordan) trade verses on their song “Show Some Love” an ode to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Amduat performed “Dope”, a smooth jazz take on hip-hop, in their living room.
The Chairman Dances (Eric Krewson) sang about Bob Dylan and Lou Reed on his song “Augustine”.
Soul group Dirty Holiday fit their six member band on a tiny couch to perform “Mountains”, a song from their EP, Nobody’s Sober.
Orchestral rockers Man Illuminated used various camera angles while playing their song “Our Old Friends” in a tiny room.
Folk singer Michael Robbins played “Hold” while sitting behind a tiny coffee table.
Bethlehem and Sad Patrick clapped and stomped on their R&B track “Better Days” while illuminated by various candles.
Singer-songwriter Petite Sketches (Timothy Straghter) performed “#Uqdahl”, going back and forth between melodic vocals and poetry.
Kirby and the VibeTribe played “Senses” a dance-happy folk singalong in their tiny living room.
The Binary Sea performed a rollicking version of “I Got Your Love” in a not so tiny white room.
Soul singer Aaron Parnell Brown performed “Don’t Cry” while on tour from the backseat of his van.
Pit Folk (Andra Taylor and Nate Dodge) performed “I’m OK” from the studio where they are currently recording their first album, Haunted.
Cookie Rabinowitz provided a unique performance of his song “Beautiful Sign” by playing with just a bass.
Folk guitarist Andy McLeod fingerpicked his instrumental song “Song for Basho”, which will be on his upcoming album Forge The Valley.
Singer-songwriter Elissa Janelle Velveteen performed “Brain Chemicals” while surrounded by various musical instruments.
Iona Lake (Jaime Pannone & Veronica Stickelman) performed a stripped down version of their song “The Avenue” with a guitar and tapping on a snare drum.
Folk rocker Justin Patrick Foley performed “Blue Blood” which was recorded on his phone (technology these days).
King William IV (Ashley O’Connor) played the Shakespeare-inspired “Midsummer Knight’s Tale”.
Torito x Johann Sebastian performed a freestyle “Satan In A Cartigan”, name dropping NPR and their sponsor Lagunitas.
Philly’s Canyon Ride played their driving “Holding Thy Own” while surrounded by several different desks.
Jahan Z. Valentine performed metal licks over his song “Until Kingdom Come” next to a pedal-filled desk.
Craic Attics (Michael O’Brien) used several different percussion instruments from around the world to perform his song “Around The World In 7 Days.”
Joseph Arnold was joined by his orchestra for a performance of “Farewell”, a bouncy classical composition.
Hurricane Hoss‘ “Faded Photos” is a sweet country tinged ode ornimented with blues guitar and violin.
Folk singer JT Makoviecki performed “Knees, Eyes, Hands” from his tiny black and white couch.
Folk trio Ladybird provided some harmonic bluegrass, singing a self titled song from the comfort of their living room.
Singer-songwriter Reverent Whiskey (Matt Hollenburg) sang his original song “Shale”.
Pittsburgh/Philly pianist and songwriter Joy Ike performed a beautiful piano ballad “Walk” for her entry in the contest.
Folk trio Looseleaf performed “Holy Cow”, a rock and roll song with a fitting harmonica solo.
Singer-songwriter Gregg Cagno played “Waking Life”, a softly fingerpicked ballad.
Pianist Michael Melton played “Rock Radio”, an ode to, as you know it, rock radio.