World Cafe

Weekdays between 4am to 6am and 6pm to 8pm
  • Hosted by David Dye

World Cafe is the premier public radio showcase for contemporary music serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country. 

View tonight's playlist here.

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World Cafe Live - On Air Ticket Giveaway Today

Feb 23, 2016

World Cafe Live is happening tonight at 8:00pm at The Grey Eagle.  The show is sold out, but WNCW has one more pair of tickets to giveaway.

Tune in today between 12noon and 3pm for your chance to win a pair of tickets, which also includes a meet and greet with David Dye.

World Cafe Special Offers

Mar 18, 2015

We have special offers for World Cafe supporters.  CALL 1-800-245-8870

  • World Cafe Volume 38 - $75 pledge
  • World Cafe Volume 38 + Crowd Around The Mic - $175 pledge
  • World Cafe Volume 38 + Pint Glass - $115 pledge
  • World Cafe Volume 38 + T-shirt - $135 pledge

All World Cafe CD orders automatically receive two randomly selected previous World Cafe CDs.

Joining us in the studio for hour two of Tuesday's World Cafe is the Los Angeles band He's My Brother, She's My Sister. As the name implies, lead vocalists Robert and Rachel Kolar are indeed siblings.

In hour one of Tuesday's installment of World Cafe, we talk with Elvis Costello and The Roots' powerhouse drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson about how they met and came to utilize hip-hop techniques to make a non-hip-hop record. Costello and The Roots unveiled their collaborative album Wise Up Ghost last week — it's a project they'd made in semi-secrecy.

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