This one is a toe-tapper from Tilly and the Wall. Jamie Pressnall transforms her feet into percussive instruments, and writes her parts by tapping them over and over until they're muscle-memorized.
By chance, Steve Johnson's bagpipes carried "Amazing Grace" about a mile over a lake one night to HN contributor Clay Lomneth's ears. Here is the story he found.
Kris Lager says he plays music to make people feel alive. With four strings and a little ingenuity, he gives life to a cigar box, too.