World Cafe

Monday - Thursday, 1-3pm and Friday 2-3pm

World Cafe is a cutting edge, two-hour program of alternative contemporary music. It offers a broad range of innovative sounds drawn from American as well as international music. It includes music that is familiar but also showcases works by new and emerging artists.

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World Cafe
2:00 pm
Mon October 10, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello.

James O'Mara

Originally published on Mon February 6, 2012 11:12 am

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe by revisiting some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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World Cafe
2:24 pm
Fri October 7, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: The Beatles

The Beatles, left to right: Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, producer George Martin, John Lennon.

Chris Ware Getty Images

Originally published on Mon January 30, 2012 11:52 pm

Throughout the month of October, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of World Cafe by revisiting some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

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World Cafe
2:08 pm
Wed October 5, 2011

World Cafe Looks Back: Guitar Greats

Jeff Beck performs at Les Paul's 95th-birthday party at Iridium Jazz Club on June 9, 2010, in New York City.

Larry Busacca Getty Images

Originally published on Mon January 30, 2012 7:54 pm

Over the years, World Cafe has seen its share of guitar gods.

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World Cafe
2:10 pm
Thu August 11, 2011

Foster The People On World Cafe

Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon November 28, 2011 9:00 am

Los Angeles's Foster the People seemingly appeared out of nowhere, taking the blogosphere and Top 40 radio by storm with the viral single "Pumped Up Kicks," a breezy summer jam with a subtly sinister edge.

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World Cafe
1:00 pm
Mon July 25, 2011

The Steve Miller Band On World Cafe

Steve Miller.
Kevin Winter Getty Images

Originally published on Tue March 4, 2014 9:11 am

Some people call him space cowboy, some people call him the gangster of love, but most know him as Steve Miller, the guitarist and vocalist whose laid-back, infectiously catchy tunes have soothed the nation for decades.

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