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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The North African band performs songs from its third album, Optimisme, a collection of songs focusing on life in their native country of Mali.
Recorded with his longtime house band, Los Straightjackets, Lowe performs acoustic versions of songs from his latest EP.
Margo Price's new album rocks, which might surprise fans who grew to love the Americana star for her crystalline country voice.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is a counterculture icon. Listen to a wide-ranging interview on World Cafe.
Though they've done some songs in Spanish in the past, En Español is The Mavericks' first album entirely in Spanish.
Sylvan Esso's Nick Sanborn and Amelia Meath share stories behind their beautiful new album, Free Love, and perform stripped-down versions of songs from the record.
Billy Strings learned to play traditional bluegrass alongside his stepdad Terry Barber. Later, he thrashed in local VFW halls while in the metal scene. Then, he discovered his own sound.
Sometimes bass guitar can be an overlooked instrument. Sometimes it gets relegated to the background. Not today, my friends. Not today.
My Morning Jacket's latest album, The Waterfall II, is a collection of songs recorded in an isolated oceanside studio in Northern California.
We've got a live performance from Dawes and an interview with frontman Taylor Goldsmith.
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