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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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Live at the World Cafe, 25th Anniversary Edition (Volume 41) is 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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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.
Worsham's the guy many country music lovers love the most. With his new album, Beginning Of Things, it's time for the rest of the world to catch up.
In a World Cafe session with David Dye, the Austin singer and guitarist showcases his band's soulful sound and chats about the recent changes he's seen in his hometown music scene.
Somewhere in your music-listening life, you've probably heard something the Grammy-winning guitarist and producer has touched. Now, he's singing his own songs for the first time.
The R&B singer's new record is intricate and organic. It's the sum of his many influences, including pop, cumbia and childhood days spent interrupting Philip Glass' practice sessions.
"Your true life exists in between the period of time where you stop being an ass and something kills you," Mayer says. "That's your life, and I just started my life."
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