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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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New Artists on the Rise

Every week, we feature independent and emerging artists who are making exciting, innovative music.

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This Portuguese singer might be the new face of fado around the world. Hear some triumphant live concert recordings and a conversation about her impressive career.
The band, from the border-adjacent cities of El Paso and Juarez, straddles borders in its music, too.
The Brazilian singer embraces electronics on her new album, Tropix. In this session, hear her perform live and discuss living in São Paulo.
Beat Latino's Catalina Maria Johnson discusses the music of the Chicano Power movement of the 1960s.
Funk, R&B and hip-hop all coexist in the wildly original music on Rubinos' newest album, Black Terry Cat. Hear her perform a few songs live in the studio.
Reporter Catalina Maria Johnson recently traveled to the far end of Cuba in search of a new sound.
Bataan's many boogaloo hits in the 1960s included "Gypsy Woman." Hear a live set recorded at Philadelphia's Prince Theater.
The Chilean artist born Daniel Riveros makes driving indie pop with elements of Andean folk. Watch a performance recorded live in Philadelphia.
The fiddle-playing songwriter performs music from her new, purposefully bilingual album, Lola.
See and hear the vivacious 23-year-old Cuban singer as she performs in the World Cafe studio.
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