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World Cafe

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

Re-Live World Cafe’s Sense Of Place: Virginia!

The World Cafe team from WXPN spent a week in Central Virginia last November with WNRN gathering audio for their Sense of Place series. The crew split their time between Charlottesville and Richmond, exploring [...]

By |September 27th, 2020|Categories: Featured, World Cafe|0 Comments

John Craigie on World Cafe

Friday September 11, 2020 John Craigie has been called the lovechild of songwriter John Prine and comedian Mitch Hedberg. That’s partly because, when he performs live, Craigie sprinkles witty self-deprecating stage banter in between his [...]

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Encore: Steve Aoki on World Cafe

Thursday September 10, 2020 Steve Aoki is one of the biggest and most successful electronic music producers in the world. He's collaborated with countless pop stars – artists like Sting and the Backstreet Boys. We [...]

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Carolina Story on World Cafe

Wednesday September 9, 2020 The married duo of Ben and Emily Roberts have been playing together since 2009 in the band Carolina Story. We’ll talk to our Nashville correspondent Jessie Scott about what makes their [...]

By |September 9th, 2020|Categories: World Cafe|0 Comments

Hannah Georgas on World Cafe

Monday September 7, 2020 Hannah Georgas went from admiring rock band The National, to playing with them, to having their latest album produced by co-founder Aaron Dessner. She talks about their collaboration, moving out of [...]

By |September 7th, 2020|Categories: World Cafe|0 Comments