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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 39 and 40 are 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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Eleven musicians squeeze into the World Cafe studio to recreate some of the danceable splendor of the band's new album, Hang.
Banished from Mexico by her family, Vazquez fought long and hard to earn respect as a female mariachi musician.
Heavy rock 'n' roll chops earned the California band the keys to Tom Petty's studio and a tour with Mudcrutch.
The North Carolina band's music has evolved from folk-punk beginnings toward a classic-rock sound. Watch Kym Register's powerful performance of "Little River."
One of the most revered voices of our time returns to the World Cafe studio to perform songs from his new solo album, Lighthouse.
The British folk icon is singing again for the first time in almost 40 years - and she certainly has stories to tell.
This British folk-rock band was DIY before DIY existed. Watch a performance of "What A Beautiful Day."
Best known for songs like "Tom's Diner" and "Luka," the singer-songwriter is now working on a play about Southern novelist Carson McCullers.
With the help of a local producer, this Cincinnati sitar-rock duo went from its hometown creperie straight into the studio.
The guitarist says The Band's debut album, Music From Big Pink, "was music we were making for one another. It was just the pure joy of making music."
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