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

Wed June 13, 2012
World Cafe

Sense Of Place: Ani DiFranco's Fresh Perspective On New Orleans

Originally published on Thu September 13, 2012 1:42 pm

As part of the Roots of Music Program in New Orleans, kids have access to music education not provided in schools. Ani DiFranco sits on the Program's Board of Directors.
Bob Giardini

This week, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of New Orleans with the series Sense of Place.

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3:16pm

Tue June 12, 2012
World Cafe

Sense Of Place: Trombone Shorty's Raging Parade

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 12:39 pm

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue perform at the famous New Orleans jazz bar Tipitina's.
Rick Diamond Getty Images

This week, World Cafe invites listeners to discover the music of New Orleans with the series Sense of Place.

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4:25pm

Mon June 11, 2012
World Cafe

Next: Broncho

Originally published on Tue June 12, 2012 11:27 am

Broncho.
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2:54pm

Fri June 8, 2012
World Cafe

Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros On World Cafe

Originally published on Mon December 31, 2012 10:36 am

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.
Myles Pettengill

A band's sound is only as big as its members, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros' music is huge. The 10 members are a whirl of roving horns, as well as whistles, claps, shouts, strummed string instruments and percussion involving drums, hands and anything else they can find. The group's communal folk sound blew up in 2009 with the heart-pounding, foot-stomping single "Home"; with its universal sentiment, the song includes a back-and-forth between frontman Alex Ebert and bandmate Jade Castrinos.

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3:00pm

Thu June 7, 2012
World Cafe

Spiritualized On World Cafe

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 10:20 am

Jason Pierce of Spiritualized.
Courtesy of the artist

Sweet Heart Sweet Light, the new album by the English space-rock band Spiritualized, was recorded while frontman Jason Pierce was undergoing chemotherapy for liver disease. Pierce set out to craft the record as a clear-cut pop record in between hospital stays, and though he says he isn't convinced he succeeded, most of the album is composed of could-be Top 10 radio hits from the early '70s.

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