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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists. Jingle Jams. An eclectic assortment of holiday tunes, from the new and quirky to the classic.

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World Cafe Archives

Join Talia Schlanger as she navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.

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Live at the World Cafe, Volume 39 and 40 are now available for retail sale!

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New Artists on the Rise

Every week, we feature independent and emerging artists who are making exciting, innovative music.

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Conversations from the World Cafe

Enjoy engaging discussions with some of today's most important artists hosted by David Dye of the World Cafe. Tune in every Wednesday at 10pm on WXPN 88.5FM

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Two styles of banjo not normally heard together are fused in this live session of songs from their new album, Echo In The Valley.
On the occasion of his new album, Sky Trails, the legendary singer-songwriter pops in to tell funny stories from across his long career.
Torchbearers of Cajun and Creole music, the Southern Louisiana band brings the sounds of crickets and frogs and the first-ever triangle solo to the show.
A Nashville band with an exotic European sound plays from its new album, The Wave.
Hear a chat with the prog-rock architect on his new greatest hits live album.
As we often learn when we invite famous people in for interviews, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman is not who you may think he is.
A live performance from the formidable guitarist and his Solar Motel Band.
From Puerto Rico to Philadelphia, hear a live set blending traditional bomba and plena with salsa, Latin jazz and lots of percussion.
The band's first album following a 10-year hiatus features everything that made it great - the meeting of fuzzed-out indie rock and the lo-fi psychedelia of video games.
The singer-songwriter possesses one of those voices that can make a rowdy arena crowd go silent- and then leap to its feet.
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