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

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn On World Cafe

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David Crosby On World Cafe

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World Cafe Nashville: Willie Watson

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Lost Bayou Ramblers On World Cafe

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William Patrick Corgan inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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William Patrick Corgan On World Cafe

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Chris Forsyth performing live at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Chris Forsyth On World Cafe

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Grandaddy performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, which was recorded for this World Cafe session. Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN hide caption

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Grandaddy on World Cafe

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Latin Roots: La Tribu De Abrante

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Phoebe Bridgers inside the World Cafe Performance Studio at WXPN in Philadelphia. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Phoebe Bridgers On World Cafe

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Cale Tyson Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe Nashville: Cale Tyson

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Robert Plant On World Cafe

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Josh Ritter performs live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert. Recorded live for World Cafe. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Josh Ritter On World Cafe

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The Afghan Whigs On World Cafe

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Becca Mancari Jenn Elrod/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe Nashville: Becca Mancari

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World Cafe Nashville: David Rawlings

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