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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Celebrating Black History Month, music journalist John Morrison brings us music from black musical innovators from the turn of the millennium to the present day.
This week, we move on from the 1970s, touching on the early punk sounds of the band Death, and into the '80s and '90s - and the British proto-shoegaze band A.R. Kane.
The Black Keys guitarist and vocalist discusses honoring the late Americana artist with Smoke From The Chimney, a nine-song collection to be released in May.
Strange's new album, Live Forever, finds room for plenty of different sounds and tells the story of his life along the way.
The funk legend visits the Cafe with songs from his new album, The Power of the One, old favorites from his own personal archives, and stories about James Brown and George Clinton.
John Morrison shines a spotlight on Black rock innovators from the '60s and '70s, including Sly & The Family Stone, George Clinton and more.
The 20-year-old musician joined us from her home in Panama City for this mini-concert.
The rising singer-songwriter combines her African heritage, jazz training and love of American rock into a sound unlike any other.
Join us as we explore how black artists invented and influenced rock music – where it started, and where it's going.
Laura Jane Grace joins World Cafe to talk about how she made her new album.
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