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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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XPN2 - Jingle Jams

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.

Folk Alley

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

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Phil Caputo shares how a bullet wound helped him heal his soul;
Young British Singer Jamie N Commons Soaks Up American Soul

September 25, 2013 - It’s an old story we’ve heard before: The British singer enamored of American music makes it his own.
He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister With Actual Siblings Rachel and Robert Kolar And A Tap Dancing Drummer

September 24, 2013 - In the studio today is the Los Angeles based band He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister who are indeed siblings Robert and Rachel Kolar.
This is the perfect weather for enjoying the many outdoor delights that Philadelphia has to offer.
In 2015, Jane Austen's novel Emma will be 200 years old. But the concerns and observations of the famous English writer have relevance for today and have earned her a devoted following in this technologically savvy and jaded world, quite a different place from the country estates of Georgian-Regency Britain where her novels are set.
Elvis Costello And Questlove's Mutual Admiration Leads To New Collaboration Wise Up Ghost

September 24, 2013 - Last week Elvis Costello and The Roots unveiled their collaboration Wise Up Ghost that they have been working on in semi-secrecy for a while.
Bryn Mawr Film Institute was founded in 2004 to save the historic Seville Theater in Bryn Mawr, built in 1926 as one of six film palaces of the day along the Main Line. The building had been neglected for decades and was in danger of being repurposed by a health club franchise. After the Institute bought the building in 2004, it was named to the National Register of HIstoric Places in 2005. Restoration of the building is expected to be completed next year.
World Cafe: Next- Will Icelandic Star Ásgeir Translate To English?

We travel to Iceland musically today for our World Cafe: Next artist. It is the singer songwriter Ásgeir.
Vintage Cafe: Ray LaMontagne Gets Happy With The Pariah Dogs Live In 2010

September 23, 2013 - Our Vintage Cafe is with Ray LaMontagne playing live with his band The Pariah Dogs.
MM2 Modern Dance Company was founded over a decade ago to be an incubator for emerging dancers and for new work that demonstrates their choreographic chops as well as their dancing talents. Founder and artistic director Steven Weisz also founded the website PhiladelphiaDANCE.org and its Dance Journal.
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