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.

siddhartha khoslaSiddhartha Khosla is the composer for NBC’s hit series “This Is Us,” and he was recently nominated for an Emmy for his work on the show. Today we'll step into his process of scoring the emotional drama about the Pearson family, and Siddhartha talks us through the soundtrack. We'll also hear about the soundtrack to his own life - He was raised on traditional Indian music until his teens, when he flipped on the radio one day and heard R.E.M. It’s music from “This Is Us” and the man who writes it, 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 from the App Store & Google Play.

(Photo: This Is Us composer Siddhartha Khosla - Courtesy of the artist/via NPR)

burnett nprT Bone Burnett tells insider stories about working on epic musical projects over three decades – Like playing inspirational records for Brandi Carlile while making The Story, and finding the right balance between Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ styles on their collaboration Raising Sand. Plus, a tip he learned from Roy Orbison, that ended up on an Elvis Costello recording! T Bone recently released his own new album, called The Invisible Light: Acoustic Space, and we’ll learn why he feels now is the time to sing his own songs. 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 from the App Store & Google Play.

(Photo: Grammy Award-winning producer T-Bone Burnett - Frazer Harrison/Getty Images/via NPR)

carlos maryanne bilhamCarlos Santana is an astonishing guitarist, from his groundbreaking performance at Woodstock, to his latest album, produced by Rick Rubin, called Africa Speaks. He plays live on the next World Cafe and recalls his time at Woodstock as the 50th anniversary of the legendary music festival begins.

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.

(Photo: Carlos Santana - Maryanne Bilham/Courtesy of the artist/via NPR)

beirut wcEver since he was a kid in Santa Fe, Zach Condon has loved skateboarding and longed to see the world.  Both came into play when he was making his band Beirut’s latest album Gallipoli – he will share how and play 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 from the App Store & Google Play.

(Photo: Beirut - Courtesy of the artist/via NPR)

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