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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:33:51 -0500The North Carolina band's music has evolved from folk-punk beginnings toward a classic-rock sound. Watch Kym Register's powerful performance of "Little River."
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:09 -0500One of the most revered voices of our time returns to the World Cafe studio to perform songs from his new solo album, Lighthouse.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:00:08 -0500Looking for a companion to Shirley Collins' recent World Cafe session? Try this hour-long set of music by John Renbourn, Fairport Convention and more.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:31:54 -0500This British folk-rock band was DIY before DIY existed. Watch a performance of "What A Beautiful Day."
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:07:00 -0500The British folk icon is singing again for the first time in almost 40 years — and she certainly has stories to tell.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:21:00 -0500Best known for songs like "Tom's Diner" and "Luka," the singer-songwriter is now working on a play about Southern novelist Carson McCullers.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:38:00 -0500With the help of a local producer, this Cincinnati sitar-rock duo went from its hometown creperie straight into the studio.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 17:58:00 -0500The guitarist says The Band's debut album, Music From Big Pink, "was music we were making for one another. It was just the pure joy of making music."
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 16:08:00 -0500Roberto Lange's new album includes powerful songs that comment on Latin identity. Watch the electro-pop musician — and his tinsel-clad dancers — perform "It's My Brown Skin."
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 16:37:00 -0500The blues guitarist and former Back Door Slam frontman is back with a new solo record, Three Miles From Avalon.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 08:00:01 -0500We recorded over 200 live sessions this year, but we've narrowed it down to seven of our favorites. Listen back to Darlingside, Ray LaMontagne, Xenia Rubinos and more.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:00:30 -0500Siblings Tyler and Maggie Heath bring their friends along to perform rousing renditions of some favorite holiday tunes.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:58:00 -0500"It was always difficult for us to find the time to stop writing new songs and look at old songs," Welch says. The 20th anniversary of her debut gave them that opportunity this year.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 17:25:00 -0500These are the albums that the longtime World Cafe host turned to the most this year. Some may surprise you.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:42:00 -0500The guitarist has played with Charlie Sexton, Roger Waters and Eric Clapton, but his latest music is influenced by trips through North Africa and India.