Music

WEB EXCLUSIVE
2:37 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

The Four Bitchin' Babes: Live from Studio A REPLAY

The Four Bitchin' Babes joined us live from WCBE's Studio A on March 26th, 2014! Check out the hilarious performance! Enjoy! 

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6:02 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Okkervil River on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Austin's Okkervil River is David Dye's guest tonight.
Listen: Okkervil River On World Cafe The Austin band visits WXPN to play a few songs from its latest album, The Silver Gymnasium. Singer Will Sheff also reflects on life as a boy in New Hampshire and experiences that heavily inspired the new record.
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WEB EXCLUSIVE
12:00 am
Thu March 27, 2014

Gangstagrass: Live from Studio A REPLAY

Gangstagrass performed live from WCBE's Studio A on March 25th, 2014! Check out the amazing performance and enjoy! 

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WEB EXCLUSIVE
4:33 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

The Robert Dove Quartet: Live from Studio A REPLAY

The Robert Dove Quartet performed live from WCBE's Studio A on July 28th, 2013. They played their songs "Hands of Dark Blue", "Table for Two", and "The Feeling of Jazz". Check out the amazing performance and interview! Enjoy! 

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:07 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

WCBE Presents St. Paul & The Broken Bones Live From Studio A Tues. April 1st, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE presents St. Paul & The Broken Bones Live From Studio A

St. Paul & The Broken Bones, the sextet soul group out of Birmingham, AL. will play a few songs for us during the Global Village! 

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1:08 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

Suzanne Vega on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Listen for an in-depth discussion on her latest release "Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles."
A Mix of Old and New -Even Hip-Hop And Rock From Suzanne Vega Our Guest for the full hour today is New York City based folk music icon Suzanne Vega. Suzanne has a new album on her own label called Tales from the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles, her first album of new material in 7 years.
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4:56 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Rosanne Cash on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Rosanne Cash discusses her most recent release "The River And The Thread."
Profile:Two things have come together for Rosanne Cash in recent years: her deepening understanding of her place in her father Johnny Cash's legacy, and her desire to only make albums that expand on a theme.
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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
3:17 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

WCBE Presents The Band Of Heathens Live From Studio A Thurs. March 27, 2014 @ 2PM!

The Band Of Heathens will perform Live From Studio A @ WCBE

Austin's rock & rollers The Band Of Heathens will perform a few songs for us during the Global Village!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:59 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

WCBE Presents Grizfolk Live From Studio A Tues. March 25, 2014 @2PM!

Grizfolk will perform Live From Studio A

Hailing from America and Sweden, Grizfolk will join us in the studio for a live session during the Global Village!

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9:59 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Lake Street Drive on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Racheal Price and the band perform selections from their latest effort "Bad Self Portraits."
The Buzzed About Lake Street Dive Prove They Are For Real In Our Live Session The history of our guests today, the much buzzed about Boston band Lake Street Dive, goes back further than their show-stopping appearance in Another Day, Another Time, the Showtime documentary filmed in celebration of the film Inside Llewyn Davis.
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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
4:18 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

WCBE Presents The Four Bitchin' Babes Live From Studio A Wed. March 26, 2014 @ 2PM!

The Four Bitchin' Babes will perform Live From Studio A

The Four Bitchin' Babes, featuring Columbus' own Sally Fingerett, will play a few songs during the Global Village!

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6:59 am
Wed March 19, 2014

Yuck on World Cafe, Wednesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Yuck visits David Dye to discuss their sophomore effort "Glow."
After Their Beloved First Album It's A New Yuck On Glow and Behold The first album by our guests today, the British indie band Yuck, had an oversize response in 2011 drawing comparisons to Sonic Youth and My Bloody Valentine. Late last year came Glow and Behold a far more poppy, less noisy affair.
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9:32 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Quilt on World Cafe, Tuesday @ 8pm on WCBE

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Tonight, it's music and conversation with Boston's Quilt.
The Warm Woven Music of Boston's Quilt Our guests today, Quilt, are a former World Cafe: Next artist who recently released their second album Held In Splendor on Mexican Summer records. The two main members, Shane Butler and Anna Fox Rochinski, met at Boston's School of the Museum of Fine Arts.
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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:19 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

WCBE Presents Hey Monea! Live From Studio A Thurs. March 20, 2014 @ 2PM!

WCBE Presents Hey Monea! Live From Studio A

Hey Monea! out of Canton, OH will play a few tunes during the Global Village!

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WCBE EXCLUSIVE
5:05 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

WCBE Presents Gangstagrass Live From Studio A Mon. March 24, 2014 @ 2PM!

Gangstagrass will perform Live From Studio A

Brooklyn's bluegrass/hip-hop outfit Gangstagrass will play a few songs for us during the Global Village!

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4:50 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

The Gloaming on World Cafe, Monday @ 8pm on WCBE

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It's a perfect World Cafe treat for St. Patrick's Day!
Our guests on the Cafe today for Saint Patrick's Day are in many ways an Irish supergroup. Called The Gloaming and consisting of fiddler Martin Hayes, producer and singer Iarla ÓLionáird, fiddler Caoimhín ÓRaghallaigh, Dennis Cahill and New York pianist/producer Thomas Bartlett aka Doveman, they released their self-titled debut earlier this year.
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WEB EXCLUSIVE
9:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

The Pimps of Joytime: Live from Studio A REPLAY

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The Pimps of Joytime put on an amazing performance in WCBE's Studio A on February 20th, 2013! Check out their performances of "She-Do", "Dance Cardia", and "Janxta Funk"! We hope you enjoy the performance and interview! 

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Music
12:02 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

NPR Music At SXSW 2014: Wednesday

Damon Albarn performs at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Texas.
Adam Kissick for NPR

Originally published on Mon March 17, 2014 9:33 am

  • Listen to All Songs Considered at SXSW - Wednesday

For most of Wednesday, our team in Austin, Texas, had their eyes on the stage at Stubb's BBQ, where we presented our SXSW showcase featuring sets by Damon Albarn, St. Vincent, Kelis, Eagulls and Perfect Pussy. But near the end of the night, we started hearing news of a terrible accident involving dozens of people outside another venue.

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SXSW
11:10 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Watch SXSW Performances LIVE via NPR Music

St. Vincent
Courtesy of the Artist NPR

NPR Music returns to Austin for coverage of the 2014 South by Southwest Festival, March 7-16th. The lineup includes a Showcase video webcast with St. Vincent, Damon Albarn, and more, the keynote webcast with Lady Gaga, a preview show from All Songs Considered, and five nightly podcast reports from the ASC team.

Click here to access the live stream and performance schedule.

10:31 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Sense of Place: Austin on World Cafe, Thursday @ 8pm on WCBE

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David Dye visits with Austin residents Patty Griffin and Jody Denberg.
Austin Suits Patty Griffin Just Right! She Plays An Unreleased Song For Us Live Our Sense of Place stop in Austin continues today with long time resident singer-songwriter Patty Griffin. In late 2013 Griffin finally saw the release of her album Silver Bell which was recorded in 2000 as the follow-up to her second album Flaming Red but was shelved by her then record company.
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