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Live at the World Cafe, Volume 38 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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Before The Grateful Dead, Weir spent time working on a cattle ranch. His new solo album is inspired by the old cowboy tunes he heard.
Hear the Mexican performer's dramatic indie-pop love songs in this session.
"All the technology in the world can't make a DJ with bad taste a good DJ," the sampling pioneer says. In this session, he discusses his latest album, This Mountain Will Fall.
After White left The Civil Wars, his songs started flowing again, whether he wanted them to or not. Watch him perform "What's So," from his new solo album, Beulah.
A long geographic and musical journey led to the blues-rock singer's stunning debut, Beyond The Bloodhounds. Hear her play songs from that album live in Philadelphia.
Hear the Americana star perform songs from A Sailor's Guide To Earth and discuss writing for his son in this session.
Dawes, Lydia Loveless and more also joined NPR's Ann Powers and Jewly Hight for intimate rounds of storytelling and music at Nashville's Union Station Hotel during AmericanaFest 2016.
The latest record from M.C. Taylor's band is a stylistically eclectic road album about the need to get back home. Hear the conversation and performance.
The band revisits the psychedelic spirituality of its debut album on its latest release, K 2.0. Hear the performance and conversation.
Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek's new band has won over music lovers with its warm, woozy sound. Hear Whitney play songs from Light Upon The Lake live in Philadelphia.
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