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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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Join David Dye as he 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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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

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Based in Austin, this harmony-based group melds the whiskey-soaked spirit of the barroom with the country-rock of Gram Parsons and the Eagles.
The Canadian indie-pop singer-songwriter and guitarist set out to make her latest record alone, but says she ended up experiencing a whole lot of togetherness.
Isbell discusses the ways his daughter Mercy's childhood differs from his own and how being a dad has influenced his new music. Hear the conversation, including a surprise cameo from Mercy herself.
Hear five World Cafe sessions from the last few months that are worth a second listen.
Lead singer Robin Pecknold says the band's new album, Crack-Up, is the kind of record he's always wanted to make. Hear a live performance and conversation with Pecknold in this session.
Inspired by The Band and Pavement alike, Sun Seeker's music is a unique blend of Southern whimsy and fuzzy, melodic rock. Hear a live performance.
With a career defined by his stint as one of the most lovable bandleaders on late-night TV, Shaffer now brings The World's Most Dangerous Band to World Cafe for a performance and interview.
The young singer-songwriter performs music from her ghostly, sophisticated debut, created while she was living in a 200-year-old Gothic home in Virginia.
This punchy, powerful band features up to nine members onstage at any given time. Hear a live performance and an interview with co-founders Sabrina Ellis and Andrew Cashen.
The alt-rock icons played a show at World Cafe Live in May. Listen back to a set that includes "Where Is My Mind" and "Caribou."
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