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Che Apalache performing live for World Cafe Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Che Apalache On World Cafe

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Shawn Colvin performing live for World Cafe. Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Shawn Colvin on World Cafe

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Celtic artist Liz Carroll poses with her fiddle. Tom Pich/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Hometown Song

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Buddy and Julie Miller on World Cafe

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Len Graham is featured on this week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock. R.L. Geyer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Len Graham

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The Highwomens' self-titled album is out now via Elektra Records. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Country's New Supergroup 'The Highwomen' Unite To Make Way For Unsung Female Artists

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The Lumineers' latest album, III, is out now Danny Clinch /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Lumineers Trace The Cycle Of Addiction: 'It's A Progressive Disease'

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The Milk Carton Kids On Mountain Stage

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Violent Femmes perform for Mountain Stage in 1993. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Violent Femmes On Mountain Stage

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Joan Shelley's latest album, Like The River Loves the Sea, is out now. Amber Estes Thieneman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Joan Shelley Admires The Beauty In All The Fading

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Ben Lovett of musical group Mumford & Sons created his dream venue in London as a place to foster the community's independent talent. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Ben Lovett On World Cafe

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Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi (left, credit: Karen Cox), King Princess (top right, credit: Gabriela Barbieri), Cage The Elephant (bottom right, credit: Gabriela Barbieri ) Courtesy of the artists / WXPN hide caption

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Kark Denson On World Cafe

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