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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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Temperton, who died last week, wrote songs that were infectious, rhythmic and melodically dynamic.
The band, from the border-adjacent cities of El Paso and Juarez, straddles borders in its music, too.
Watch the energetic Toronto art-rock quartet fend off chaos in a performance of "One More," recorded live in the World Cafe studio.
Hear the African-Canadian banjo player and songwriter play songs from her latest album, Nine Pin.
Hear Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs discuss how they came together to form a spectacular supergroup, plus live performances.
The Charleston, S.C., duo gets back to writing great songs on its new album, Little Seeds. Hear a conversation and performance.
Hear performances by Liz Longley, The Sheepdogs and Quiet Life, recorded live at the 55th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival in August 2016.
Watch the late leader of Buckwheat Zydeco reminisce about his early days playing at El Sido's Zydeco & Blues Club in Lafayette, La.
Call him an Englishman in New Orleans — Cleary's piano playing is a beloved fixture of the Crescent City. Hear him play "Frenchmen Street Blues" and songs from his latest album, GoGo Juice.
The Nashville songwriter's major-label debut is reminiscent of Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joe Shaver and James Taylor all at once. Hear two songs.
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