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World Cafe

World Cafe2021-06-07T14:50:59-04:00

WNRN is pleased to bring you World Cafe weeknights from 6-8 p.m. World Cafe is known by artists, appreciative audiences, and the radio and music industries as an influential source for music discovery. The two-hour daily program features a mix of artist interviews with in-studio performances by both established and emerging artists. The music selection encompasses singer-songwriters, classic rock, indie rock, Americana, alt-country, blues, world music, R&B and soul. As the nation’s most listened-to public radio music program, its impact on the careers and audience awareness of thousands of artists is immeasurable.

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Recent World Cafe Programs

Garbage on World Cafe

Friday, July 16th at 6pm No Gods No Masters is the new album from Garbage. While the songs sound very much of this moment, the themes have been on lead singer Shirley Manson’s mind for [...]

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Tower of Power on World Cafe

Thursday, July 15th at 6pm The band Tower of Power is celebrating its 50th anniversary. On the next World Cafe, Tower of Power founder Emilio Castillo tells stories about the band’s early days and writing [...]

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Junkie XL on World Cafe

Wednesday, July 14th at 6pm Jack Snyder’s Justice League, Army of the Dead, and Godzilla vs. Kong – all three of these movies came out earlier this year, and Junkie XL composed the music for [...]

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Encore: Lake Street Dive on World Cafe

Tuesday, July 13th at 6pm On their 2018 album, Lake Street Dive had a hit with the song “Good Kisser.” But on the band’s latest record, Obviously, they take on some heavier subjects, like climate [...]

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Rostam on World Cafe

Monday, July 12th at 6pm Former Vampire Weekend member Rostam has a new solo record. It’s called Changephobia, a title that draws inspiration from a random conversation Rostam had with a stranger on a park [...]

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Encore: Aaron Lee Tasjan on World Cafe

Thursday, July 8th at 6pm Whether it’s turning his anxiety into fun-sounding party tunes, or manipulating his guitar to sound like a completely different instrument, Aaron Lee Tasjan is great at making things seem like [...]

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