World Cafe

Saturdays at 10 pm
David Dye

The premier public radio showcase for contemporary music serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country. 

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1:19pm

Fri December 30, 2011
World Cafe

World Cafe: Looking Ahead To 2012

Heather Browne, who runs the music blog I Am Fuel You Are Friends, stands before her formidable record collection. She and WXPN's Bruce Warren share their picks for artists to watch in 2012.
Courtesy of I Am Fuel You Are Friends

As the last World Cafe before we ring in 2012, today's show looks back at the wonderful year of music that was 2011, and takes a peek at what's ahead.

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8:05am

Thu December 29, 2011
World Cafe

Nick Lowe On World Cafe

Nick Lowe.
Dan Burn-Forti

English singer-songwriter Nick Lowe's reputation often precedes him.

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1:30am

Thu December 29, 2011
World Cafe

Adele On World Cafe

Adele recently performed on World Cafe.
Mari Sarii/Courtesy of XL Records

At 22 years old, Adele was inspired by the works of Etta James, Jeff Buckley and Jill Scott when she decided to enroll in the BRIT school. By the time of graduation she had perfected her sound and emerged as a soulful songbird and MySpace sensation in 2007 and 2008.

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8:30am

Wed December 28, 2011
World Cafe

Dawes On World Cafe

Dawes performs live on today's World Cafe.
Courtesy of the artist

Although Dawes' members have only been together since 2009, the L.A. band's romantic roots rock sounds like the product of an entirely different era.

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1:30am

Wed December 28, 2011
World Cafe

Bon Iver On World Cafe

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 1:28 pm

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver.
D.L. Anderson

This session, from Sept. 2, 2011, is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances.

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