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Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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The World Cafe is broadcast on WXPN Monday through Friday at 2pm ET.
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Live at the World Cafe, Volume 39 and 40 are now available for retail sale!

Get it now at the World Cafe Live Online Shop or at these local retailers.


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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

Listen to a continuous stream of the three most recent shows.

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Many great artists take a while to reach their zenith, but how many artists' careers were defined by their first albums?
Watch the warm, soulful singer perform "Upside" live in the studio, and hear him discuss the business and the art of making music.
Indulge in '90s nostalgia with a playlist highlighting The Smashing Pumpkins, Liz Phair and more.
The Virginian's musical style, which he calls "acid cowboy," is influenced by indie and psychedelic rock. Hear a live performance.
The two songwriters finish each other's phrases as they discuss the co-writing process for their new album as a duo. Hear the conversation and watch a live performance.
The 22-year-old blues-rock guitarist is clearly an old soul. Hear two songs from his forthcoming album.
Hear original members Gordon Gano and Brian Ritchie play "Gone Daddy Gone" and other songs, both new and old, for a live audience.
Autumn tends to be prime new-music season, but the summer's not over yet. Preview five albums due during next month's relative calm.
The two Kansans play a mean roadhouse blues. Hear a live performance and conversation.
Watch the blues singer and guitarist play "Angel From Montgomery" live in Philadelphia with Amos Lee, and hear an intimate conversation.
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