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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For the first time in over two decades, Fleck has returned to the genre with My Bluegrass Heart, an ambitious double album.
Hear My Morning Jacket perform songs from its self-titled album, recorded live at RCA Studio A in Nashville.
Rodney Crowell's new album, Triage, is his most personal yet.
In 1992, while grunge rock continued to hold high court on the sales charts and on radio station playlists, a number of important records found their way onto the World Cafe airwaves that year.
In this session, Yola talks about what it means to "own thyself," shedding an inferior version of herself, working with Brandi Carlile and playing Sister Rosetta Tharpe for a new movie about Elvis.
In our World Cafe First Times series, we'll dig into our archives to hear some very early performances from artists destined for big, big things.
We've chosen 30 artists who are 30 years old or younger thtat we believe are poised to be the next generation of World Cafe stars. Each week, we'll reveal one of the artists on that list.
Sleater-Kinney's new album is the first they produced themselves, the first without Janet Weiss and amidst the backdrop of wildfires, pandemic and protests.
World Cafe playlists from 1991 were strong on singers and songwriters, including: Uncle Tupelo, Loreena McKennit, Billy Bragg, Bonnie Raitt, Kirsty McColl, Marc Cohn and Tom Petty.
At 10 a.m. ET on Oct. 14, 1991, the original World Cafe host David Dye and a small production staff launched the very first Cafe.
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