Decade of Difference: Madeleine Peyroux

Madeleine Peyroux is known for her reinterpretation of classic jazz, blues and folk songs. Her initial album, 1996’s Dreamland demonstrated this using a group of seasoned jazz performers and song list of classics. Growing up [...]

Ron Gallo on World Cafe

Wednesday, September 8th at 6pm Ron Gallo’s latest album Peacemeal is filled with lo-fi indie pop that’s as skeptical and insightful as it is warm and playful. Gallo joins host Stephen Kallao from his temporary [...]

Decade of Difference: Alison Krauss

At five Alison Krauss began violin lessons and after tiring of classical music she turned her attention to country and bluegrass. By eight she was competing in talent contests, at ten she had her own [...]

Encore: David Crosby on World Cafe

Monday, September 6th at 6pm For his new album, David Crosby brought together the work of a bunch of musicians he loves—Michael McDonald, Joni Mitchell, Donald Fagen, Sara Jarosz, as well as his son, James [...]

Barbra Streisand on World Cafe

Friday, September 3rd at 6pm Barbra Streisand has had some notable duet partners over the years. But have you heard her sing with a Muppet? Kermit the Frog makes an appearance on her latest album, [...]

Decade of Difference: Hank Thompson

For seven decades, Hank Thompson performed his style of western swing, popularizing the genre with his version, lighter and less instrumental heavy than his contemporary Bob Wills. Growing up in Waco, Texas Thompson was interested [...]

Community Connection: Imani Works

Imani Works is a nonprofit human rights advocacy group located in Nasons. They welcome you and your entire family to join them for The Thang: The Affrolachian On-Time Music Gathering, an outdoor cultural event that [...]

Community Connection: Sadie Rose Foundation

The Sadie Rose Foundation is a nonprofit in Dayton that provides non-clinical peer support for those grieving the death of a loved one. They offer group meetings and one-on-one support. For more information, you can go [...]