Weekdays 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hosted by Talia Schlanger
 WorldCafe Primary Red cmykHost Talia Schlanger presents World Cafe, which features ten hours each week of new and significant music and the artists who create it.

Serving up a blend of blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country, live performances, and intimate interviews, the two-hour daily program is produced by WXPN-FM in Philadelphia.

World Cafe airs weekdays at 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 /  streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org  / Listen live on-the-go with the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play.

the lumineers 2 credit danny clinchThe Lumineers’ third studio album is a daring record that looks at addiction through the lens of three different family members across three generations in three acts. It’s called III, and Jerimiah and Wes will talk about making a deeply personal record in narrative form, and how M. Night Shyamalan inadvertently inspired it.

World Cafe airs weekdays at 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen live on-the-go with the FREE KRCB Mobile App! Download it today for your favorite mobile device.

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(Photo: The Lumineers - Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist)

js ondara world cafe credit galea mcgregorOndara released his debut, Tales of America, last year to great praise, and even earned a Grammy nomination. Based in Minneapolis but born in Kenya, he examined the United States from an outsider’s perspective through his music. Now he’s back with a new collection, called Folk n’ Roll Vol. 1: Tales of Isolation – But it is not the follow-up record he’d planned on. In a conversation with host Raina Douris today, Ondara recalls how he woke up one day during quarantine and started writing songs as a kind of therapy. And he performs some of the new music, live. On the next World Cafe.

World Cafe airs weekdays at 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen live on-the-go with the FREE KRCB Mobile App! Download it today for your favorite mobile device.

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(Photo: Ondara - Galea McGregor / WXPN)

dirtyprojectord cpollackWhy make one album when you can have 5 EPs? David Longstreth, leader of Dirty Projectors, will explain the ambitious new project that features band members each taking turns as the lead vocalist in a series of EPs that are being released throughout 2020. We’ll hear performances recorded live for the show, including some from their latest, Flight Tower, on the next World Cafe.

World Cafe airs weekdays at 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen live on-the-go with the FREE KRCB Mobile App! Download it today for your favorite mobile device.

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(Photo: Dirty Projectors, from 2018 - Cameron Pollack / NPR)

mandy moore credit carter smithMandy Moore is back with her first new album in over a decade, called Silver Landings. The former teen pop star was inspired to get back to making music after watching her husband, Taylor Goldsmith, perform with his band Dawes. Mandy joins host Raina Douris today to talk about working with him on the album, how she balanced the making of the record with her acting role on This Is Us, and her journey from pop princess to where she is now. Coming up, on this encore edition of the World Cafe.  

World Cafe airs weekdays at 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen live on-the-go with the FREE KRCB Mobile App! Download it today for your favorite mobile device.

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(Photo: Mandy Moore - Carter Smith/Courtesy of the artist)

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