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.

questlove credit michael bacaAhmir “Questlove” Thompson of The Roots, and bandleader for The Tonight Show, is also an author five times over. His latest book, Mixtape Potluck, is a collection of recipes from some of Quest’s friends, paired with songs he’s hand-picked for them. And it’s all garnished with tips for the perfect party playlist. Joining host Stephen Kallao today, Questlove takes us through some of his musical selections for friends like Martha Stewart, Q-Tip, and Maya Rudolph, who all contributed recipes. Plus, a giant surprise when one of his foodie friends drops in! That’s 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: Questlove - Michael Baca/Courtesy of the artist)

coldplay wide 799Coldplay were one of the first massive rock bands of the new millennium. Not long after they released their breakthrough album, Parachutes, they stopped by the World Cafe on their way up to superstardom – And today, we’ll revisit that moment in musical history. We’re going back into the archives for their 2001 conversation with original host, David Dye, and a live studio performance of songs from Parachutes, including the classic, “Yellow.” 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: Coldplay – Courtesy of EMI/via NPR)

Vappie webDon Vappie grew up in the ‘60s and ‘70s playing string instruments in funk bands, and somewhere along the way, he reached for a banjo. He went on to become a noted interpreter of the music of New Orleans…The Crescent City’s old red-light district inspired his latest record, The Blue Book of Storyville. Don talks about the making of the album with New Orleans correspondent, Gwen Thompkins, today and performs live. Coming up, 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: Don Vappie – Courtesy of the artist)

steve earle wc wide 1bSteve Earle is a songwriter and musician – but he’s also a storyteller. Many of the songs on his upcoming album, Ghosts of West Virginia, were written for the play Coal Country, which tells the true story of a 2010 mining disaster in West Virginia. He not only scored the play, he was also performing in it on stage before the COVID-19 crisis caused New York City theaters to close. Steve joins host Raina Douris to talk about the future of Coal Country today, and he performs songs from Ghosts of West Virginia 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: Courtesy WXPN)

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