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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1:53pm

Thu March 15, 2012
World Cafe

Andrew Bird On World Cafe

Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 10:05 am

Andrew Bird's latest record, Break It Yourself, was released this month.
Cameron Wittig Courtesy of the artist

Whistling polymath Andrew Bird has become a perennial favorite of folk-pop aficionados and classical fans alike. As a trained violinist and a longtime touring musician, he has a way of expertly melding many genres and influences into his own unique brand of baroque pop. Showcasing his impressive skills with the violin, guitar, mandolin, glockenspiel and vocals, Bird is a picture of versatility.

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3:17pm

Wed March 14, 2012
World Cafe

Portland's Revered Record Stores

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 12:33 pm

The storefront of Music Millennium, Portland's premier independent record store.
WXPN

Our Sense of Place Portland series focuses on the history of Portland, Ore. pop music as observed by longtime resident Terry Currier. He's uniquely qualified to survey the Portland music scene and the state of the record business because he owns Music Millennium, Portland's premier independent record store, where he has worked since 1972. He is also the founder of the Coalition of Independent Music Stores.

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2:30pm

Wed March 14, 2012
World Cafe

Imelda May On World Cafe

Irish rockabilly singer Imelda May.
Courtesy of the artist

Imelda May began her affair with rockabilly early on in life — by the time she was 9, she'd already begun to emulate Elmore James and Billie Holiday. In 2007, after years of singing in clubs, May stole the spotlight with Love Tattoo. The 12-track collection shot to the #1 spot in Ireland, stealing the hearts of audiences and contemporaries the world over.

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11:00am

Tue March 13, 2012
World Cafe

Sense Of Place: Discover Portland's Music Scene

Originally published on Mon September 10, 2012 12:33 pm

Colin Meloy and David Dye in Portland.
Bob Giardini Courtesy of Bob G Media

In this special World Cafe broadcast, we explore a side of Portland, Ore. with The Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy.

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10:59am

Tue March 13, 2012
World Cafe

Julia Nunes On World Cafe

Originally published on Tue March 13, 2012 2:55 pm

YouTube star Julia Nunes' first album for a record label, Settle Down, was released in February.
Shervin Lainez Courtesy of the artist

Hailing from New York, acoustic pop sensation Julia Nunes got her start posting videos on YouTube in 2006, playing covers from idols such as The Beatles, Ben Folds and The Beach Boys.

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