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 Britpop icon talks about his second solo album, Oasis' break-up that's chronicled in a new documentary and how his cat left poo in his tub while on tour.
The Band's songwriter and Scorsese have been friends and collaborators since they first worked together on The Last Waltz in 1976. This year, Robertson scored The Irishman.
The influence of her punk rock producer colors the classic Americana roots of Jackson's music in this live performance.
The unmistakably modern and inventive bluegrass string band perform live at the 2019 Americana Music Festival.
Waldon's new album, White Noise / White Lines, was released on John Prine's Oh Boy Records. She is the first signee to the label in 15 years.
The slide guitar maestro announces a new album in his World Cafe session. It's tentatively scheduled for release in February 2020 and includes a song called "Mule."
You don't want to ask silly questions, but sometimes a silly or lighthearted question is a great way to learn something about a band. Our audience takes over in this interview.
Townshend talks about his debut novel, how it relates to The Who's rock opera, Tommy, and what he'd say now to his younger self – the one who wrote the lyric "I hope I die before I get old."
Hear the band's AmericanaFest performance, drawing from its 2013 comeback album, In Time, as well as an interpretation of the John Anderson tune "Swingin'."
The bluegrass guitarist, vocalist and songwriter treated the AmericanaFest Day Stage to songs from her debut full length album, plus an extra folk standard to boot.
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