World Cafe

Mon-Thur between 4am to 6am and 6pm to 8pm; Fri between 4am to 6am and 10pm to midnight
  • 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. Preview the feature of Black Pistol Fire...

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. Tracklist
1. Courtney Barnett - "Avant Gardener"
2. The War On Drugs - "Under The Pressure"
3. Temples - "Mesmerise"

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. Along with three other band members, the two have been crafting an eclectic mix of theatrical folk, garage, and even vaudeville-influenced music since 2010. After putting out a couple of singles, He's My Brother, She's My Sister released its debut album last year; it's titled Nobody Dances in...

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. Both artists have rich histories as thriving collaborators. The Roots' members have worked alongside artists such as neo-soul singer D...