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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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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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"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.
"Radio was my freedom as a kid," Strand of Oaks' Tim Showalter says. "No internet, no scene, no way to find music except radio."
Americana's Emerging Artist of the Year plays live onstage at the Country Music Hall of Fame. Watch the performance and a conversation with NPR Music's Ann Powers.
The Brooklyn-to-Nashville transplant combines humor and pizzazz with monster guitar chops on his new record, Silver Tears.
The singer-songwriter's latest work has an optimistic, outward-facing spirit inspired by her new front porch in Woodstock, N.Y.
Bonet's soulful new EP, The Visitor, feels immediately comforting, but still mysterious. Hear two songs.
The band's longtime drummer shares everything you wanted to know about the early years of Pink Floyd.
The Brooklyn band, featuring songwriting partners Adrianne Lenker and Buck Meek, released its debut earlier this year. Hear tales from the studio and live performances in this session.
For your long holiday weekend, enjoy a playlist of 10 musical families you might not mind talking tofurkey with.
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