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Friday, February 23, 2018
Afie Jurvanen's latest album, Earthtones, rests firmly in a funky pocket of groove.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Blind Boys explores the gospel roots of rock and soul with a live performance and new interview.
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.
Monday, February 12, 2018
Montreal's indie folk ensemble is back in our studio, this time with a big twist.
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Hear a live performance of songs from the band's latest release, Jei BeiBi.
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
The band's new album, A Black Mile To The Surface, finds emotion through its songs' stories.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Hear five World Cafe sessions from the last few months that are worth a second listen.
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.
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.
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.