World Cafe WXPN in Philadelphia and host Talia Schlanger present interviews and performances with today's essential and emerging artists.

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World Cafe Nashville: Devon Gilfillian

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Broken Social Scene inside the World Cafe Performance Studio at WXPN in Philadelphia, PA. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Broken Social Scene On World Cafe

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Gord Downie (left) performs with The Tragically Hip in Vancouver during the band's final tour in 2016. Andrew Chin/Getty Images hide caption

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Talia Schlanger Tells All Things Considered's Ari Shapiro What Gord Downie Meant To Canada

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Deer Tick in the World Cafe Performance Studio Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Deer Tick On World Cafe

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J Roddy Walston & The Business On World Cafe

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The War On Drugs in side the World Cafe Performance Studio at WXPN. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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War On Drugs On World Cafe

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Lo Moon perform live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert - recorded live for World Cafe. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Lo Moon On World Cafe

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Latin Roots: La Vida Boheme

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Grizzly Bear On World Cafe

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Emily Saliers (right) with Lyris Hung inside the World Cafe performance studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Emily Saliers on World Cafe

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Tom Petty performing live at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa. in September 2014. Noah Silvestry/WXPN hide caption

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Tom Petty & Mudcrutch on World Cafe

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Allie X inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Allie X On World Cafe

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Lilly Hiatt On World Cafe

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World Cafe Nashville: Poly

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Latin Roots: Buscabulla

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Charles Bradley On World Cafe

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