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

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Essential and Emerging Artists

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Bob Mould On World Cafe

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King Princess outside of WXPN Studio's in Philadelphia, PA. Gabriela Barbieri /WXPN hide caption

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King Princess On World Cafe

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Guster performing live at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia for WXPN's Free At Noon Concert. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Guster On World Cafe

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Josh Ritter performs live for World Cafe Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Josh Ritter On World Cafe

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Sharon Van Etten inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Rachel Del Sordo/WXPN hide caption

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Sharon Van Etten On World Cafe

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Phosphorescent performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Recorded live for this session. Taylor Johnson/WXPN hide caption

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Phosphorescent On World Cafe

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Glen Hansard Stephan Vanfleteren/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Glen Hansard On World Cafe

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Steve Earle performing live for World Cafe Still from video/WXPN hide caption

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Steve Earle on World Cafe

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Nilüfer Yanya performing inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Still from video/WXPN hide caption

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Nilüfer Yanya On World Cafe

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Cautious Clay inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Cautious Clay On World Cafe

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Metric Justin Broadbent/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Metric On World Cafe

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The Suitcase Junket performing inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Still from video/WXPN hide caption

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The Suitcase Junket On World Cafe

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Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the aritst hide caption

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Tedeschi Trucks Band On World Cafe

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Jenny Lewis Autumn de Wilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jenny Lewis On World Cafe

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Karl Denson Robbie Jeffers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kark Denson On World Cafe

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Lucie Silvas inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Lucie Silvas On World Cafe

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Menno Verstegg Chelsea Ivan /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Menno Versteeg On World Cafe

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Edie Brickell On World Cafe

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Emily King performing at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Emily King On World Cafe

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Andrew Bird Amanda Demme/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Andrew Bird On World Cafe

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