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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World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
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The duo poked fun at the genre when hosting the 2018 Americana Music Awards, but they hold a deep respect for its musical traditions. Their latest album, The Only Ones, continues to build on them.
The Canadian songwriter explains what it's like being a musician with synesthesia, meaning he can see sounds.
Though his music is sometimes called Americana, Tyler Childers rejects that label. "I don't know what it's called, but I've been calling it country," he says in this session.
Nothing about the music Samantha Fish makes suggests that she's ever been shy. Hear a live performance in this session.
The band's lead singer Adrianne Lenker calls its last two records, both released last year, spiritual siblings.
Hear Marcus King perform songs from his new solo album and share his first memories of playing guitar from The Lounge at World Cafe Live.
After backing his wife Margo Price for years, Jeremy Ivey recorded his first solo album at the age of 41. The producer? Who else but Price.
M.C. Taylor's new album is so full of truth he originally wasn't sure if he should release it at all. Fortunately for us, he did.
On his latest album, Son Little pushes his signature blend of R&B and soul further than ever.
Already one of the biggest bands in the world, The Lumineers did something adventurous on the group's third album, 'III.'
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