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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2:49pm

Thu September 27, 2012
World Cafe

Yasek Manzano: Jazz From Havana's Streets

Yasek Manzano.
Courtesy of the artist

All month, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of Havana, Cuba, with the series Sense of Place.

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2:52pm

Wed September 26, 2012
World Cafe

Hacienda On World Cafe

Originally published on Mon October 1, 2012 2:48 pm

Hacienda.
John Peets

San Antonio's Hacienda is a family band featuring brothers Abraham, Jaime and Rene Villanueva, as well as their cousin Dante Schwebel. The Tex-Mex rockers had just started the band and recorded their first demo when they had an encounter that would change the course of their careers. In 2005, they met Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys; after listening to their demo, Auerbach took them under his wing.

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4:50pm

Tue September 25, 2012
World Cafe

Husky On World Cafe

Husky.
Shawn Brackbill Courtesy of the artist

The Australian folk-rock band Husky takes its name from frontman and chief songwriter Husky Gawenda, whose croon soars over the group's artfully crafted instrumentals. Husky is the first Aussie band signed to Sub Pop Records — and, with its lush harmonies and thoughtfully crafted lyrics, it fits right in with its labelmates and indie-folk contemporaries in Fleet Foxes.

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4:29pm

Mon September 24, 2012
World Cafe

Next: Lightning Love

Originally published on Mon September 24, 2012 5:45 pm

Lightning Love.
Chip Adams
  • Hear two new tracks from Lightning Love

Lightning Love is an indie-pop trio from Ypsilanti, Mich. The band is led by quirky pop singer Leah Diehl, who originally started Lightning Love as a solo project, recording demos in her basement. As she gained attention online, Diehl was asked to play some shows in the Midwest, so to round out her live sound, Diehl teamed up with her friend Ben Collins and her brother Aaron Diehl, who play guitar and drums, respectively.

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1:24pm

Fri September 21, 2012
World Cafe

Band Of Horses On World Cafe

Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 4:15 pm

Band Of Horses.
Christopher Wilson Courtesy of the artist

Two years after the success of 2010's Grammy-nominated Infinite Arms, the twangy rock group Band of Horses just returned with a new album titled Mirage Rock.

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