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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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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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The Canadian troubadour may have just released his 33rd record, but his lyrics have the urgent feel of a passionate artist just starting out. He stops by World Cafe for an interview and performance.
Hear the Colombian ensemble perform live at this year's Nuevofest in Philadelphia.
One of the definitive bands in 1990s shoegaze, Ride is back with a new album called Weather Diaries. Hear a World Cafe performance and interview.
Hear the Floridian blues musician perform music from his latest record, Pick Your Poison, live with his band in the World Cafe studio.
The Toronto band is back with a sophomore album that serves up the same spirit of jangly jams with dark lyrical undertones, filtered through a summer's haze.
The songwriter has gone from playing dive bars to performing at the Grand Ole Opry. Hear Ashley McCryde's studio performance, recorded live at Nashville's Sound Stage Studios.
The legendary guitarist and voice of Pink Floyd joins World Cafe to discuss David Gilmour Live At Pompeii, recorded in the same ancient Roman amphitheater as Pink Floyd's 1971 concert film.
The Australian singer-songwriter's music is what you might call "folktronica" - a sound that's miraculously analog and human.
Hear a live performance of songs from the band's latest album, Popular Manipulations, and a chat with lead singer Rob Grote and guitarist Pat Cassidy.
The U.K. singer-songwriter performs songs from his slick, surrealist self-titled album.
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