NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts have been introducing talented musicians, singers and songwriters to music lovers since 2008, quickly becoming a popular way to connect with new music without leaving your home. Not ready to mingle with large Pride celebrations? Celebrate Pride by sampling diverse performances and musical genres. Available CDs are noted if you decide on an intimate house party.
- Brittany Howard (2019), Jaime (2019); with Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls (2012), Sound & Color (2015)
- Thao Nguyen (2020), CDs: Temple (2020), A Man Alive (2016), Thao & Mirah (2011), We Brave Bee Stings and All (2008)
- Tash Sultana (2017), CDs: Terra Firma (2021), Flow State (2018)
- Arlo Parks (2020), CD: Collapsed Sunbeams (2021)
- Pom Pom Squad (2022) fronted by Mia Berrin, CD: Death of a Cheerleader
- Rina Sawayama (2021), CD: Sawayama (2020)
- Demi Lovato (2021), select CDs: Dancing with the Devil: The Art of Starting Over (2021), Tell Me You Love Me (2017), Confident (2015), Unbroken (2011)
- King Princess (2020), CD: Cheap Queen (2019)
- Katie Pruitt (2020), CD: Expectations (2020)
Don't see your favorite tiny desk concert listed? Share the link below! Music fans are still asking for Janelle Monaé. Amythyst Kiah was featured on World Cafe promoting Wary+Strange (2021). The musician known as LP has their debut album on World Cafe and Hayley Kiyoko garnered some air time in 2018 when promoting her debut album, Expectations.
There are more opportunities to celebrate Pride with the library. Register today for Pride Cabaret on Thursday, June 23 at 7pm. Drop in to share your gratitude and stay for the lineup of surprise guests and prizes!