Live from World Cafe Live
3:12 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

David Uosikkinen's In The Pocket Live from World Cafe Live May 9th @Noon

David Uosikkinen's In The Pocket
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Join us for our next Live from World Cafe Live, as David Uosikkinen's In The Pocket performs a live midday concert on Friday. The all-stars of David Uosikkinen's In the Pocket bring their Essential Songs of Philadelphia project to World Cafe Live this week for Free at Noon. 

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Music News
9:20 am
Mon May 5, 2014

World Cafe, May 5-9

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Here's the new lineup for World Cafe. Tune in weekdays from 2-4pm.

Monday, May 5th, 2014

On this Vintage Cafe folk duo Milk Carton Kids play acoustic songs from last year’s Ash & Clay.

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Divisionary is the new album from the gospel-influenced Portland rock band, Ages and Ages.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Benjamin Booker’s self-titled debut album bridges punk, folk, and New Orleans blues.

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

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Live from World Cafe Live
7:46 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Rodney Crowell Live from World Cafe Live May 2nd @Noon

Famous country singer Rodney Crowell has still got it. Known for his work with Emmylou Harris and as a solo artist,

  Crowell made a name for himself beginning with his 1988 album Diamonds & Dirt and the five number-one hits it spawned. At 63, Crowell is still recording and releasing new material. His latest album, Tarpaper Sky, maintains a traditional country style while working in bluesy influences. It is part of our special double header concert this week with Nickel Creek. 
 

 

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Live from World Cafe Live
3:15 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Nickel Creek Live from World Cafe Live May 2nd @Noon

Nickel Creek

Bluegrass trio Nickel Creek have reunited and are celebrating with the release of A Dotted Line, the group’s first in about nine years. In 2003, Nickel Creek won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Album for roots rock album This Side.

Though the group took a brief hiatus in 2007, it didn’t stop them from playing. Each member has adopted a successful solo career, but have since come back together.Rodney Crowell will make up the second part of this special double header concert! 

 

Recent Release: A Dotted Line
Release Date: April 1, 2014
Label: Nonesuch

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Live Concert
3:03 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Future Islands live from the 9:30 Club May 1st!

Future Islands
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Ever since a video of Future Islands' thrilling performance on The Late Show With David Letterman went viral in March, the band has become one of the year's most exciting live acts, largely for the memorable and inimitable

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Music News
10:13 am
Mon April 28, 2014

World Cafe, April 28 - May 2

Tune in weekdays at 2pm for Word Cafe with host David Dye. Here's the lineup for this week.

Monday, April 28th, 2014

On this Vintage Cafe from 2007, Peter Bjorn & John play songs from their album Writers Block, including the instantly recognizable “Young Folks”.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Australian indie-folk band, Boy & Bear, have a new album entitled Harlequin Dream.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

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Music News
8:58 am
Mon April 21, 2014

World Cafe, April 21-25

Dan Wilson's new one.
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You can hear World Cafe every weekday at 2pm. Here's the line up for this week.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Our Vintage Cafe with Jackson Browne recorded in 2008 was a wide ranging exploration of his songs, old and new.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Known as a country songwriter, Robert Ellis channels his pop influences on the new record, The Lights from the Chemical Plant.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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Live from World Cafe Live
2:13 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Ani DiFranco Live from World Cafe Live 4/25 @ Noon

Ani DiFranco

Join us for our next Live from World Cafe Live, this time from the Queen in Wilmington, Delaware,  as Ani

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