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World Cafe Encore Week: Revisiting The Past Year Of Studio Sessions

Monday, July 23, 2018

Listen back to some of the best World Cafe interviews and performances of the past year including Courtney Barnett, David Crosby, Natalie Prass and many more.


Dessa On World Cafe

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Dessa, a raconteur rapper and slick singer who studied philosophy and dabbled in slam poetry, is one of the most anomalous artists in music today.


'Change Is Never Easy': Dave Matthews' Past Motivates His Present

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Dave Matthews' opinions on U.S. race relations, excitement for a new band line-up and acceptance of "Crash Into Me" are all products of reflection.


Neko Case Has Been Through Hell And Back

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Case reflects on a solitary childhood, the fire that consumed her house, the subjugation of women and the fate of humanity, and performs songs from her latest album, Hell-On.


Frank Turner Breaks Down The 'Collective Problem' With Politics

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The message of Turner's new album Be More Kind applies both to the ways we treat the world around us and the way we treat ourselves.


Dawes On World Cafe

Monday, July 09, 2018

Songwriting and musicianship aside, one of the things fans latch on to is that this band feels like a good hang.


The Record Company On World Cafe

Friday, July 06, 2018

The members of the trio talk about All of This Life, their relentless work ethic and the surprising similarities between touring in a rock and roll band and growing up on a dairy farm.


Ray LaMontagne On World Cafe

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

LaMontagne shares life stories, including how he met his wife at 8 years old, and performs songs from his latest album 'Part of the Light.'


Ruen Brothers On World Cafe

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Hear the story of how the brothers went from singing in the pubs of an old steel town outside London to recording at Rick Rubin's Shangri La Studios in Malibu.


Kississippi On World Cafe

Friday, June 22, 2018

After some ups and downs, Zoe Reynolds persisted and independently released her debut album. Hear a live performance.


Bettye LaVette On World Cafe

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

At 72 years old, LaVette is back with a deep dive into Bob Dylan's songbook for her latest record Things Have Changed.


Natalie Prass On World Cafe

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Rather than taking on an acid tongue, Prass digs into the sweeter possibilities — that tough times can make people stick together, stand up and be counted and even dance.


Willie Nelson On World Cafe

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

With a career spanning more than five decades, Nelson is an American treasure. Over a cup of coffee, the 85-year-old talks about outliving old friends, practicing martial arts and life on a tour bus.


'Just Around The Corner': Hozier Shares Details Of His Upcoming Record

Monday, June 11, 2018

The Irish singer-songwriter talks about the follow-up to his 2014 self-titled debut and shares lyrics from a forthcoming single.


Courtney Barnett On World Cafe

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The Australian artist's latest album Tell Me How You Really Feel is marvelous for many reasons. Barnett discusses writing about doubt while exuding total ease and artistic certainty.


John Prine On World Cafe

Friday, June 01, 2018

You don't have to have heard John Prine's music before to feel instantly connected to him. His songs are an invitation to come along.


Charley Crockett On World Cafe

Friday, June 01, 2018

Though he's had some ups and downs, Crockett has come out on the other side with a cowboy hat, some amazing songs and a hard-earned version of optimism that's nothing short of inspiring.


Belly On World Cafe

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Members of the beloved 90's rock band discuss getting the party started again after 25 years since its debut album.


Dr. Dog On World Cafe

Friday, May 25, 2018

Hear how Scott McMicken's "F*** Dr. Dog" statement led to the band's latest album, Critical Equation.


Donovan Woods On World Cafe

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Woods found success in Nashville co-writing for artists including Tim McGraw and Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum. It was all just par for the course given his remarkable artistry.