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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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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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"You need new, fresh blood sometimes," Chrissie Hynde says of making the new Pretenders album. "You need to feed off of something that inspires you."
The prolific guitarist performs songs from his latest album, Golden Sings That Have Been Sung, which showcases his subtle humor and stellar fingerpicking.
The renowned Texas musician lays down his electric guitar and picks up the acoustic for his new album, EJ. Watch him perform live onstage.
More than 30 years into their country-rock band's career, songwriters Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor are still going strong.
After 35 years, the three women who make up this Japanese band have cemented their status as cult heroes and pop-punk icons.
The North Carolina band has been singing the praises of dirt-track racing, Little Debbie pastries and kudzu for over 30 years.
Watch the 20-year-old guitarist, whose new album was produced by Warren Haynes, play "Virginia" live in Philadelphia.
The natural-born fiddler performs songs from a new album born just a few days before her daughter.
"I didn't set out to write any of this stuff. It was kind of just what was eating at me," lead singer Patterson Hood says of the politically charged songs on the Truckers' latest album.
Ellis' new fourth album is a gorgeous, diverse collection of richly human roots-country music.
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