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.

michaelkiwanuka 6 wideIf you've seen HBO's Big Little Lies, then you know Michael Kiwanuka's song "Cold Little Heart" from the opening credits. The song catapulted Michael to success in the U.S. and added to his well-established fame back home in the U.K. Now, he's back with a third album, called Kiwanuka. On today's encore edition of the World Cafe, we'll hear about Michael's journey to find his voice and what it was like growing up in England as the son of Ugandan parents. Plus, a live performance from the new record. Coming up, on the next World Cafe with Raina Douris.

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: Michael Kiwanuka - Phil Sharp/Courtesy of the artist)

WorldCafe Primary Red cmykOn June 19, 1865, slaves in Galveston, Texas, one of the most remote slave states, learned that they were free. Today, Juneteenth, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, and World Cafe celebrates the holiday with a playlist of music rooted in African American history – We’ll hear inspirational songs, like Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come,” and thought-provoking tracks, like J.S. Ondara’s “American Dream.” Plus, an interview and performance from Gary Clark Jr. recorded last year upon the release of his latest album, This Land. Coming up, on this special Juneteenth edition of the World Cafe with host Raina Douris.

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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thaopress wide uu9In the last five years, Thao Nguyen married her girlfriend and also made a trip to Vietnam with her mom, who hadn’t been back since escaping the war in 1973. Both of these things changed her life – And they influenced the songs on Temple, Thao’s latest album with her band The Get Down Stay Down. Today, she joins host Stephen Kallao to share about these experiences, and we’ll hear some of the new music. 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: Thao Nguyen of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down - Courtesy of the artist)

WorldCafe Primary Red cmykMeg Remy's musical roots are in the DIY punk world – and when she began making music as U.S. Girls over a decade ago, she played everything herself. But over the years, her solo project has grown, with her latest record, Heavy Light, featuring 20 musicians in the studio at once. Meg joins host Raina Douris today to talk about how she recruited E-Street Band saxophonist Jake Clemons to play on the album. Plus, we’ll hear some of the new songs performed 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.

Find our complete programming schedule here

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