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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. Jingle Jams. An eclectic assortment of holiday tunes, from the new and quirky to the classic.

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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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Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.

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World Cafe (1923)

The World Cafe is broadcast on WXPN Monday through Friday at 2pm ET.
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Live at the World Cafe, Volume 39 and 40 are now available for retail sale!

Get it now at the World Cafe Live Online Shop 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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The surviving member of The Holmes Brothers talks about the courage it took to continue after the loss of his bandmates.
Hear a live performance of songs from the band's latest release, Jei BeiBi.
The band's new album, A Black Mile To The Surface, finds emotion through its songs' stories.
Tina Halladay and co. play like they're rock stars headlining the EnormoDome, but they come from a busted-up building called the Nut House.
Stream an intimate live performance by the British singer-songwriter.
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.
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