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Bahamas On World Cafe

Friday, February 23, 2018

Afie Jurvanen's latest album, Earthtones, rests firmly in a funky pocket of groove.


Glen Hansard On World Cafe

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The Irishman joins us at Reservoir Studios in New York City to perform songs from his new album, Between Two Shores.


Sunny War On World Cafe

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

A raw, rare guitarist that stops you in your tracks. Hear the Los Angeles-based artist live in the World Cafe studio.


Lana Del Rey On World Cafe

Friday, February 16, 2018

The pop star talks working with Stevie Nicks, the impact of #MeToo, when fame invites physical danger and why she's less comfortable with some of her lyrics today than when she wrote them.


Blind Boys of Alabama On World Cafe

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Blind Boys explores the gospel roots of rock and soul with a live performance and new interview.


'Good Booty,' A Book That Should Come With Its Own Warning Label

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

A conversation with NPR correspondent and author Ann Powers on her latest book, Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music.


The Barr Brothers On World Cafe

Monday, February 12, 2018

Montreal's indie folk ensemble is back in our studio, this time with a big twist.


Latin Roots: Café Tacvba

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Hear a live performance of songs from the band's latest release, Jei BeiBi.


Manchester Orchestra On World Cafe

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

The band's new album, A Black Mile To The Surface, finds emotion through its songs' stories.


Sheer Mag On World Cafe

Monday, July 31, 2017

Tina Halladay and co. play like they're rock stars headlining the EnormoDome, but they come from a busted-up building called the Nut House.


Dancers Take Over A Pillow Factory In Begonia's 'Out Of My Head' Video

Friday, July 28, 2017

Winnipeg singer Alexa Dirks finds strength in the act of breathing in this video from her new EP, Lady In Mind.


World Cafe Nashville: Midland

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Based in Austin, this harmony-based group melds the whiskey-soaked spirit of the barroom with the country-rock of Gram Parsons and the Eagles.


Feist On World Cafe

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Canadian indie-pop singer-songwriter and guitarist set out to make her latest record alone, but says she ended up experiencing a whole lot of togetherness.


'Turning The Tables': Behind The List

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

In a conversation with World Cafe, Ann Powers discusses the artists included in NPR Music's list of the 150 greatest albums made by women and reveals surprises and controversial picks.


Jason Isbell On World Cafe

Monday, July 24, 2017

Isbell discusses the ways his daughter Mercy's childhood differs from his own and how being a dad has influenced his new music. Hear the conversation, including a surprise cameo from Mercy herself.


Encore Week: Father John Misty, Alison Krauss, David Crosby And More

Monday, July 17, 2017

Hear five World Cafe sessions from the last few months that are worth a second listen.


Fleet Foxes On World Cafe

Friday, July 14, 2017

Lead singer Robin Pecknold says the band's new album, Crack-Up, is the kind of record he's always wanted to make. Hear a live performance and conversation with Pecknold in this session.


World Cafe Nashville: Sun Seeker

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Inspired by The Band and Pavement alike, Sun Seeker's music is a unique blend of Southern whimsy and fuzzy, melodic rock. Hear a live performance.


Paul Shaffer On World Cafe

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

With a career defined by his stint as one of the most lovable bandleaders on late-night TV, Shaffer now brings The World's Most Dangerous Band to World Cafe for a performance and interview.


Angelica Garcia On World Cafe

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The young singer-songwriter performs music from her ghostly, sophisticated debut, created while she was living in a 200-year-old Gothic home in Virginia.