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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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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

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

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Some coffee and an open mic were all this U.K. singer needed to land a record deal. Hear the conversation and performance.
For a danceable band of low-key, really nice dudes from Alaska, Portugal. The Man has stirred up some controversy. Hear a live performance and interview.
The singer, songwriter, poet and painter is back with his 23rd album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. Hear a taste of the album, plus some personal stories, in this World Cafe session.
Damon Albarn says the meaning of Humanz has changed now that the "dark fantasy" he says inspired it has become a political reality. Hear an interview and live performance.
Crow's new album, Be Myself, is inspired by the spirit of her '90s hits. Hear her perform new music, plus an older favorite, in this session.
The country singer tells stories of her wild ride with her husband of 30 years, Waylon Jennings. She was the only woman featured on his genre-defining 1976 album Wanted! The Outlaws.
Mann performs songs from her first solo record after taking time to collaborate with Ted Leo in The Both. While the two of them were on tour, she says, they listened to a lot of Bread.
Get a look inside the studio as the South London artist performs the first four songs off her latest record, Let Them Eat Chaos, uninterrupted.
The Canadian singer-songwriter's latest album chronicles the awkward moments and juicy encounters that can happen at a small-town house party. Hear the interview and a magical live performance.
In a session with World Cafe's David Dye, the California trio's members discuss the themes of empowerment in their music and perform songs from The World We Built.
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