NPR has released an update for the NPR Music app which lets you stream audio to an Apple TV if you’re using an iPhone oriPod touch running iOS 4.3 with AirPlay support. But the bigger news this week is that NPR Music 2.7 supports live event coverage, with live video streams of concerts from the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas starting today.

You’ll need a newer iPhone or iPod touch running iOS 4.2 or newer to use the live streaming feature.

NPR Music 2.7 also lets you view artist and song info for some of the streaming music stations included in the app. You’ll need iOS 4.2 and up to use this feature as well.

The NPR Music app is available as a [itunes link=”″ title=”free download from the App Store” text=”free download from the App Store”].

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