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

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Essential and Emerging Artists

Twin Peaks perform live for WXPN's Indie Rock Hit Parade - recorded live for World Cafe Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Twin Peaks On World Cafe

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Sarah Harmer performs live for World Cafe Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Sarah Harmer On World Cafe

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Nada Surf perform live for World Cafe John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Nada Surf On World Cafe

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Madison McFerrin performs for a Key Studio Session at WXPN Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Madison McFerrin On World Cafe

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Devon Gilfillian performs live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert - recorded live for World Cafe Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Devon Gilfillian On World Cafe

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The Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va., hosted live performances for World Cafe's Sense of Place episodes this past week. Ashley Travis/WNRN hide caption

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Desiré Moses On World Cafe

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David Wax Museum & Lowland Hum performing a Concert In The Blind, recently renamed, Golden Hour. Ashley Travis/WXPN hide caption

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Golden Hour Concert On World Cafe

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The Hackensaw Boys Ashley Travis/WNRN hide caption

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Hackensaw Boys On World Cafe

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Rich Tarbell Laura Dillon Rogers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rich Tarbell on World Cafe

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A look inside the Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar where David Wax Museum performed its first Charlottesville concert. Kimberly Junod/WXPN hide caption

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David Wax Museum in Charlottesville, VA On World Cafe

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Free Union performing live for World Cafe Ashley Travis Photography/WNRN hide caption

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Free Union On World Cafe

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Krewe Du Kanaval Honors The Haitian Roots Of New Orleans

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Kate Bollinger On World Cafe

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University of Virginia's Cavalier Marching Band Practice John Myers/WXPN hide caption

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UVA Cavalier Marching Band On World Cafe

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Overcoats Chloe Ledrezen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Overcoats On World Cafe

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The Wood Brothers performing live for World Cafe Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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The Wood Brothers On World Cafe

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Jeff Goldblum Sela Sheloni/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Slaughter Beach, Dog outside of WXPN's Studio in Philadelphia, PA. Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Slaughter Beach, Dog on World Cafe

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The Lone Bellow's album, Half Moon Light, is out next Friday. Hear live performances of a few new songs in this session. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Lone Bellow On World Cafe

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The Milk Carton Kids has already become a standard bearer for a new generation of folk artists and harmony duos. Jessica Perez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Milk Carton Kids

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