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Gear Up for The World Series with a Baseball-Themed Evening Show on October 23 with Sander

Join us at 9:00pm on Monday, October 23rd as WNCW celebrates our national pastime - baseball! The World Series begins on Tuesday, but evening host Sander Morrison will get you ready for the big game with a baseball-themed show featuring tunes by Doc and Merle Watson, Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Todd Snider, Count Basie, Steve Goodman, Sam and Dave, Chuck Brodsky, and many more! Monday night at 9:00pm, only on WNCW!

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STUDIO B - Presented by Sierra Nevada

New Tunes At Two

New Tunes At Two

Monday, October 23

The Life & Songs of Kris Kristofferson: An All-Star Concert Celebration

Tuesday, October 24

Van Morrison – Roll With the Punches

Wednesday, October 25

Bonerama – Hot Like Fire

Thursday, October 26

Lee Ann Womack – The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone

Peak of the Week: Thursdays at 9pm sample a new release

Thursday, October 26: Hiss Golden Messenger

Hallelujah Anyhow – NC’s MC Taylor and co. have what a lot of us here are thinking is their strongest collection yet.

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World Cafe Looks Back: Robert Plant

Oct 14, 2011

Throughout the month of October, we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of World Cafe. Each day, we'll revisit some of the best and most memorable interviews of the past 20 years.

World Cafe Looks Back: Elvis Costello

Oct 10, 2011

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.

World Cafe Looks Back: The Beatles

Oct 7, 2011

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.

World Cafe Looks Back: Guitar Greats

Oct 5, 2011

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

Elton John And Leon Russell On World Cafe

May 30, 2011

From his start with the band Bluesology in 1961, multi-award winner Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) has time and time again proven himself to be one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of our day. Rising to international fame by the 1970's with the hit "Your Song," Elton has since released an overwhelming number of studio albums, many of which have climbed their way to the top of the charts.

Chuck Brown On World Cafe

Feb 3, 2011

Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-Go music, died in 2012. A year earlier, he'd stopped by World Cafe to discuss his 50-plus-year career and his last album.

Mac Arnold & Friends INTERVIEW Pt1

Apr 28, 2010

Interview with Mac Arnold & Friends in Studio B on April 28, 2010.

The Watts INTERVIEW

Mar 4, 2010

Roland Dierauf's interview with The Watts in Studio B on March 4, 2010.

This segment, from Jan. 18, 2008, is part of our Vintage Cafe series, in which we revisit some of our best studio performances. Here, we remember an Americana legend and drummer for the '60s rock group The Band, Levon Helm, who died in 2012.

Levon Helm first picked up a guitar at age 8, but soon switched to drums. Though best known as the famous drummer for the rock group The Band, Helm continued to influence music with his collaborations and solo works.

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