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

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Kississippi on World Cafe

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Derek Smalls On World Cafe

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Bettye LaVette On World Cafe

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From left, Jesse Lafser, Brittany Howard and Becca Mancari of Bermuda Triangle. Harvey Hale/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe Nashville: Bermuda Triangle

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Welles and his band inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Welles on World Cafe

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Natalie Prass inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. John Evin Groome/WXPN hide caption

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Natalie Prass On World Cafe

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Peter Hook On World Cafe

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Willie Nelson sings about outliving friends, surviving death hoaxes and more on his latest album, Last Man Standing. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Willie Nelson On World Cafe

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Hozier Interview On World Cafe

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Chef Anthony Bourdain speaks at New York Society for Ethical Culture in Oct. 2017. Bourdain died at age 61 on June 8. Craig Barritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Anthony Bourdain On World Cafe

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