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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

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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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The World Cafe is broadcast on WXPN Monday through Friday at 2pm ET.
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Live at the World Cafe, 25th Anniversary Edition (Volume 41) is now available for retail sale!



Buy it now here or at these local retailers.


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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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Son Little's new album, New Magic, is bumpy blues meets rooted R&B meets old school nu soul meets... well... magic.
Before he could legally drive, my guest in this session had his first platinum record. Hear a studio session the blues prodigy, recorded live in Philadelphia.
This year marks the 30th anniversary of her album Solitude Standing, and the 25th of 99.9F°.
His self-released, self-titled debut EP captures his exuberance and musical openness, setting the stage for what promises to be a brilliant career.
A performance session that brings a reminder of comfort in chaos, and community alike.
This is a band that can go from in-your-face to introspective on a dime - and they do just that in this session.
Hear songs from the band's latest album, Destroyers Of The Soft Life, performed live.
Hear a performance and interview with the NPR Slingshot band, and watch the trio perform "Thorns," the third single from its upcoming debut album.
Every sound on A Deeper Understanding is deliberate, and every dramatic build is brilliant. Hear three live versions of songs from the new album, recorded at the World Cafe studios in Philadelphia.
La Vida Bohème makes anthemic rock and roll that exudes charisma. But at its center, you'll find hope in the face of danger.
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