Live From World Cafe Live

Friday 12-1pm
  • Hosted by Helen Leicht

Each week, WRUR bring you a live concert from World Cafe Live in Philadelphia or Wilmington.

Genre: Live Concert

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http://xpn.org/concerts-events/free-at-noon

Austin, Texas indie-rock five-piece Spoon is back from a few years of silence with its latest record, They Want My Soul, released earlier this month on Loma Vista records. 

Join us for the weekly Live from World Cafe Live concert, as Jukebox The Ghost performs a live midday concert on Friday. The infectious pop-rock trio Jukebox The Ghost returns to our radio concert  stage this

Join us this Friday at Noon as Selwyn Birchwood performs a live midday concert on Different Radio.

You may have seen him at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, and Friday, we get a case of the blues this as Selwyn Birchwood takes the stage in this week's  concert from World Cafe Live. The 29-year old Floridian is currently promoting his latest release, Don't Call No Ambulance. It's his second album since his 2011 debut, FL Boy. 

Recent Release: Don't Call No Ambulance
Release Date: June 10, 2014
Label: Alligator Records

Join us Friday at Noon for Live from World Cafe Live as Soja performs a live midday concert. Seasoned 

Samantha Franklin

Rockabilly specialist J.D. McPherson will grace the stage for this week's edition of Live from World Cafe Live, making 

  for a swinging midday dance party! The Oklahoma native released his album Signs and Signifiers in 2012 and is currently on tour, gearing up for the release of his sophomore album next year. 

 

Recent Release: Signs & Signifiers
Release Date: April 17, 2012
Label: Rounder

Trigger Hippy is a roots rock powerhouse formed in 2009, whose prominent members include guitarist 

  Jackie Greene and drummer Steve Gorman of The Black Crowes, along with longtime singer/songwriter Joan Osbourne. The band joins us for a live midday concert on Friday, August 1st. So far, Trigger Hippy has only released one self-titled EP - four songs of blistering, blues-infused rock and roll – along with a live album recorded at the 2012 Wanee Festival in Live Oak, Florida. But they have plans to release a new album soon later this year.

Different Radio will be at GrassRoots this Friday for a special edition of Open Tunings. Join Scott Regan and Tracey Craig, host of Rootabaga Boogie, broadcasting live from the festival, starting at 10 AM. During the broadcast, scheduled to appear on the program are Richie & Rosie, James Leva, Driftwood, Lake Street Dive, and Jim Lauderdale. Tune in live for this special broadcast on Friday, or stop by our location on the track near the Infield Stage. 

  

When Kevin Bacon isn't busy starring in legendary movies like Mystic River or Apollo 13, he's playing in his folk 

  rock band, The Bacon Brothers, with his brother, Michael Bacon. The Philadelphia-born duo released their first album, Forosoco, in 1997, and have released six more albums since, including a live performance at the John Harm's Center for the Arts in Englewood, New Jersey back in 2003, and a greatest hits album called Philadelphia Road - The Best of the Bacon Brothers. Catch them Friday afternoon, July 11th, when they perform as a part of Live from World Cafe Live. 

Join us this Friday at Noon as Strand Of Oaks performs our weekly Live from World Cafe Live 

Join us this Friday at noon for our next Live From World Cafe Live concert, as Jungle performs. The band 

  began making a buzz in the British music press last fall, and with their infectious blend of soul-laced R&B and dance music, it won't be long until they’re more widely recognized. Their self-titled debut album comes out July 15, and you’ll be able to hear them play music from it by joining us for this live concert.    

Release: Jungle
Release Date: July 1, 2014
Label: XL Recordings

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