World Cafe

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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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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
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What we often call French is actually Haitian. We see this imprint on New Orleans in countless ways — in its food, architecture, art, but most notably, in the music.
Kanaval is a profoundly significant event that brings together music, politics, and the dreams and demands of the Haitian people.
Musicians, artists and organizers in Haiti and New Orleans discuss how they have navigated this year, the lessons and wisdom they've drawn from history, and the future they're trying to create.
Hear live recordings of songs from all of the artists up for best Americana album this Sunday: Lucinda Williams, Marcus King, Hiss Golden Messenger, Courtney Marie Andrews and Sarah Jarosz.
Best known as a member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Mike Campbell aims to make his own hits in his new band, The Dirty Knobs.
The engineer, mixer and producer is an inspiration for women, or anyone who might be interested in getting behind the mixing board.
Just like the original S&M album in 1999, Metallica has teamed up with the San Francisco Symphony to perform a collection of the band's favorite songs from throughout its career.
Even though Donovan Woods' new album is called Without People, it is still full of the personal connections that we've missed during the pandemic.
The Grandaddy frontman and songwriter saw the anniversary as an opportunity to re-record one his band's most-loved albums from a lifetime away and with a vastly different arrangement.
In this session, Payne perform songs from his record Blue Eyes, The Harlot, The Queer, The Pusher and Me – songs that touch on his famous parents, his struggles with addiction and journey to sobriety.
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