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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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World Cafe (2011)

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!



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World Cafe Next

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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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John Osborne's guitar runs through every track like a duet partner with T.J.'s ever more sophisticated vocalizing. Hear a live session from Nashville's Sound Stage Studios.
The Heartless Bastards front woman details her experience on a trip through the Amazon and how it informed the art she made on her latest solo album, Sweet Unknown.
The eight-piece group deliver fantastic gems of indie pop that are never too clever for their own good.
The band just released Beasts of Burgundy, its first new album of original material in 18 years. If you don't like funk, now would be the time to move on to another session.
Frontman Chris Porterfield shares stories and performs songs from Field Report's new album, Summertime Songs.
Veirs performs songs from The Lookout, for which she originally wrote over 100 songs, and explains how a set of creative constraints helped her arrive at its gauzy new sound.
Flemons' latest work, Black Cowboys, explodes the stereotypes that have dominated one of America's founding mythologies and opens up the frontier for all to claim.
There's few people who enjoy telling a story as much as Kyle Craft and the rocker has plenty of inventory to keep you engaged.
Now here's something you don't hear every day: a young person who makes a record about the value of kindness and compassion.
Hear a performance of songs from the singer-songwriter's debut Quit The Curse recorded live for WXPN's Indie Rock Hit Parade.
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