Studio Session: Hear Music By Maggie Koerner, A New Orleans Artist On The Rise : World Cafe The New Orleans artist was on her way to getting a master's degree in child psychology when a friend inspired her to focus on music. Hear her soulful, powerful, voice in this session.
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Maggie Koerner On World Cafe

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Life Has Been Unpredictable For Maggie Koerner

Life Has Been Unpredictable For Maggie Koerner

Maggie Koerner On World Cafe

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Set List

  • "If I Die"
  • "Wasted"
  • "Images"

Sometimes, even when you think you have everything perfectly planned out, life can be unpredictable. New Orleans artist Maggie Koerner wasn't looking for a career in music; in fact, she was on her way to getting her master's in child psychology. And then, a friend heard her sing a song she'd written and gave her a talk that lit a fire under her, inspiring her to focus on becoming a musician.

Once you hear Maggie's powerful voice you'll understand why her friend was so blown away. In our very first New Orleans session hosted by Gwen Thompkins, hear a live performance from Maggie Koerner and her band.

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