Bruce Warren

Bruce Warren appears in the following:

The Mavericks, 'Pardon Me'

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

When Jim Lauderdale introduced The Mavericks' performance at the Americana Music Association's 2015 Honors & Awards show, he described the band as "challenging musical boundaries ever since they first came together in Miami in 1989."

Lauderdale was right: Fronted by Raul Malo, the band has blended country, Latin, pop ...

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Buddy Miller With Marc Ribot, 'Cold, Cold Heart'

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

A frequent winner at the Americana Music Association's Honors & Awards ceremonies, singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Buddy Miller led this year's awards-show house band. His supporting players included Chad Cromwell, Fats Kaplin, Dominic Davis, Ian Fitchuk, Don Was, the McCrary Sisters and Little Feat founding member Bill Payne.

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Rhiannon Giddens, 'Waterboy'

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

In 2014, Rhiannon Giddens, the fiddler and frontwoman for the Carolina Chocolate Drops, collaborated with Elvis Costello, Dawes' Taylor Goldsmith, My Morning Jacket's Jim James, and Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons as part of producer T-Bone Burnett's The New Basement Tapes project. This year, she released her solo debut, ...

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Los Lobos, 'Will The Wolf Survive'

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

"Will The Wolf Survive" has been one of Los Lobos' most enduring and beloved songs since its release on the band's 1984 album, How Will The Wolf Survive? Produced by T-Bone Burnett and Steve Berlin, it was a pivotal release for Los Lobos. Not only did it showcase each ...

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Lucinda Williams, 'East Side Of Town'

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

At the 2015 Americana Music Honors & Awards, held at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium in September, singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams received the Album Of The Year award for Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone. After introducing Williams as "our dear, dear friend," Jim Lauderdale brought her out to perform "East ...

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Lee Ann Womack, 'Don't Listen To The Wind'

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

In 2014, after years as a chart-topping country star, Lee Ann Womack released The Way I'm Livin' on an independent label. Having parted ways with MCA Nashville in 2012, Womack's move to Sugar Hill Records signaled a musical transition. Critically hailed as one of her best albums, it reflected ...

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The Lone Bellow, 'Then Came The Morning'

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

The Lone Bellow's second album, Then Came The Morning, was released in January, yet its soulful, bluesy gospel vibes held up throughout the year. With the help of producer Aaron Dessner (The National), songs like "Take My Love," "Cold As It Is" and "Then Came The Morning" are ...

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Dave Rawlings Machine, 'Short Haired Woman Blues'

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

At the 2015 Americana Music Honors & Awards ceremony, held in September at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Dave Rawlings and Gillian Welch received the Songwriting Lifetime Achievement Award. As recent guests on World Cafe, Rawlings and Welch huddled around one microphone to perform songs from Nashville Obsolete, the ...

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Shakey Graves, 'Dearly Departed'

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Singer-songwriter Shakey Graves walked away with the Emerging Artist Of The Year Award at the 2015 Americana Music Honors & Awards ceremony, held at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium in September. The Austin musician, a handful of records into his career, released And The War Came in October 2014. NPR Music's ...

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Songs We Love: Bassh, 'Body'

Monday, September 21, 2015

Bassh is a new project launched by Bill Reynolds of Band of Horses, plus Jimmy Brown and CJ Hardee of Matrimony, and "Body" is the first taste of the trio's work together. While it will be Reynolds' name recognition and the popularity of his primary band ...

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Watch: Glen Hansard, Live At The World Cafe

Monday, September 14, 2015

Join World Cafe host David Dye for a live session with singer-songwriter Glen Hansard on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 12:15 p.m. ET. The session will be recorded at WXPN in Philadelphia and webcast live on NPR Music via VuHaus.

Hansard and his band will perform songs ...

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Songs We Love: Beirut, 'No No No'

Monday, June 01, 2015

In the ADD-addled digital music ecosystem, four years could very well be four decades. Daily, on music blogs and websites around the world, bands become sacrificial page view counts, lost links to forgotten musical history.

Thankfully, that's not been the case for Zach Condon and his band, Beirut. ...

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World Cafe Presents: George Ezra

Friday, February 06, 2015

Singer-songwriter George Ezra has a rich, deep voice and writes hyper-melodic songs that go down easy. He recently released his debut album, Wanted On Voyage, which has already become a huge hit across Europe and is currently raising its hand high in the U.S. Here, he performs a solo ...

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