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

"It was the greatest time of my life. Living the dream of dreams," Steve Perry says, "But you don't have to look too far to see people not surviving fame and fortune." Myriam Santos/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Steve Perry On World Cafe

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Christine and the Queens Jamie Morgan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Christine and the Queens On World Cafe

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Leon Bridges Jack McKain/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Leon Bridges On World Cafe

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Toronzo Cannon at the 2018 Philadelphia Folk Festival Lisa Schaffer/WXPN hide caption

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Philadelphia Folk Festival Camp Stage On World Cafe

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Dawn Landes in side the World Cafe Performance Studio Dylan Eddinger/WXPN hide caption

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Dawn Landes On World Cafe

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Ry Cooder On World Cafe

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Richard Thompson (credit: Tom Bejgrowicz), The War and Treaty (credit: David McClister), Cordovas (credit: Alysse Gafkjen) Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Wayne Kramer On World Cafe

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Matt Mays with his band inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Matt Mays On World Cafe

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