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Vintage Cafe: Alabama Shakes

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Hear the rock 'n' roll quartet perform its enthusiastic, soulful songs live in the studio.

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Mumford & Sons On World Cafe

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The "arena folk" band talks about balancing spaces both quiet and loud, and plays songs from Babel.

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Lord Huron On World Cafe

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Singer Ben Schneider is the creative force behind the rhythmically inventive folk-pop band.

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Singer Alex Ebert explains the origin of the band's name, which evolved from a childhood fantasy.

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The founder of the Modern Jazz Quartet plays "Django" in an archival session from 1989.

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Vintage Cafe: The Lumineers

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The fiery acoustic folk trio plays foot-stomping, open-hearted songs from its self-titled debut.

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John Mayer On World Cafe

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Mayer reflects on his personal history and public image, and also plays songs from his new album.

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Bonnie Raitt On World Cafe

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Hear the blues-rock legend play soul- and rock-infused blues songs from her new album, Slipstream.

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Latin Roots: The Christmas Music Of Latin America

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Beat Latino host Catalina Maria Johnson discusses popular Latin holiday music traditions.

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