World Cafe WXPN in Philadelphia and host Talia Schlanger present interviews and performances with today's essential and emerging artists.

Ryan Adams performs live at the World Cafe 25th anniversary concert in Philadelphia. Joe Del Tufo/WXPN hide caption

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Live On World Cafe: Our Favorite Performances of 2017

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Jack Johnson inside the World Cafe performance studio at WXPN in Philadelphia, Penn. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Jack Johnson On World Cafe

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Little Steven & The Discipels of Soul On World Cafe

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Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn On World Cafe

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David Crosby On World Cafe

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World Cafe Nashville: Willie Watson

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Lost Bayou Ramblers On World Cafe

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William Patrick Corgan inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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William Patrick Corgan On World Cafe

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Chris Forsyth performing live at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Chris Forsyth On World Cafe

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Grandaddy performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, which was recorded for this World Cafe session. Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN hide caption

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Grandaddy on World Cafe

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Latin Roots: La Tribu De Abrante

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Phoebe Bridgers inside the World Cafe Performance Studio at WXPN in Philadelphia. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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Phoebe Bridgers On World Cafe

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Cale Tyson Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe Nashville: Cale Tyson

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Robert Plant On World Cafe

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Josh Ritter performs live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert. Recorded live for World Cafe. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Josh Ritter On World Cafe

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The Afghan Whigs On World Cafe

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World Cafe Nashville: Becca Mancari

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