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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 38 is 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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The Australian garage-pop trio plays songs from its new debut album, Hills End.
The country singer's new album, Meridian Rising, tells Jimmie Rodgers' story as he might have sung it.
Hear two songs from the Pacific Northwest singer-songwriter's new album, produced by Tucker Martine.
The multidisciplinary hip-hop artist has collaborated with Hiss Golden Messenger, Meshell Ndegeocello and others.
From his Drive-In Studio to the Fidelitorium, the producer keeps pop alive in his home state.
Hear M.C. Taylor's roots-rock band perform with collaborator Tift Merritt in a session recorded for World Cafe's North Carolina trip.
Hear the Superchunk and Portastatic leader perform material from his first solo album under his own name.
Co-founders Laura Ballance and Mac McCaughan discuss their label's rise.
Hear a 1997 studio set and interview with Ryan Adams and the rest of the classic alt-country band.
Hear a 1996 session featuring the Chapel Hill swing-revival band, which had a huge hit with "Hell."
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