World Cafe

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World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.


Fire and Flood, features appearances by Nathaniel Rateliff, Chris Stapleton, X Ambassadors, Phantogram, Eddie Vedder and Bruce Springsteen.
The phrase "young at heart" is a cliché, but when it comes to Elvis Costello, it really does apply. The Boy Named If is a trip through the inner life of a young person growing up full of imagination and self-discovery.
Mann was tapped to write songs for a stage adaptation of Susanna Kaysen's memoir, and released several of the songs on her album Queens of the Summer Hotel.
It was the year of "Stacy's Mom," "Seven Nation Army" and "Hey Ya," along with several excellent albums from singer-songwriters and Warren Zevon's final studio album.
Burt's latest album, You, Yeah, You, builds on his previous work as his songwriting grows ever more sophisticated.
The band''s fifteenth studio album, Future Past, has all the familiar sonic signatures — while exploring the contours of modern production.
In this session, Pastor T. L. Barrett joins me for an inspiring conversation on the incredible music of his Youth For Christ Choir, first released 50 years ago.
At the close of every year, there's always this question: "What records from this year, that we're raving about now, will we actually be listening to in 20 years?" Turns out, 2002 was a strong one.
World Cafe gets up close and personal with Snail Mail's Lindsey Jordan in this mini-concert from upstate New York, performing songs from her latest album Valentine.
Jones' very first solo Christmas album is a mix of originals and covers, some traditional and some more unexpected.
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