Studio Sessions : World Cafe Artists in conversation and performance from the World Cafe studios in Philadelphia.

World Cafe

Essential and Emerging Artists

Studio Sessions

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Jealous Of The Birds

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Amanda Palmer inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Amanda Palmer On World Cafe

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Maggie Rogers Olivia Bee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Maggie Rogers On World Cafe

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David Gray On World Cafe

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Kamasi Washington On World Cafe

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Gary Clark Jr. Frank Maddocks/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gary Clark Jr. On World Cafe

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Neyla Pekarek Liza Nelson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neyla Pekarek On World Cafe

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Mavis Staples On World Cafe

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The Paisley Underground scene included (from top left clockwise) The Bangles (Autumn de Wilde), Dream Syndicate (Chris Sikich), Rain Parade (Stephanie Beltran), and The Three O'Clock (Chris Haston) Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Paisley Underground On World Cafe

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Macy Gray outside the World Cafe Performance Studio at WXPN in Philadelphia. Taylor Johnson/WXPN hide caption

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Macy Gray On World Cafe

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Left to right: Briana Younger, music editor and writer for The New Yorker; Jon Batiste, jazz artist and bandleader for The Late Show; Rodney Carmichael, staff hip-hop writer for NPR Music. Courtesy of Briana Younger / Abby Ross / Lauren Zillinger/Courtesy of the contributors / NPR hide caption

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Listening For The Future During Black History Month

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J.S. Ondara performs inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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J.S. Ondara On World Cafe

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Brandi Carlile performs a live World Cafe Session at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Brandi Carlile On World Cafe

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Julia Jacklin Nick McKinlay/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Julia Jacklin on World Cafe

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Steve Forbert Jay Blakesberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Steve Forbert On World Cafe

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Oh Pep! On World Cafe

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Gregory Alan Isakov On World Cafe

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Jim James On World Cafe

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Nothing On World Cafe

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