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Brad Paisley Ventures Out Of Country's 'Wheelhouse'

With tracks like "Southern Comfort Zone" and "Accidental Racist," the superstar's new album performs a balancing act of cultural examinations. But there are still enough twangy guitar solos and all-purpose love songs to engage country-music tradition.

Gillian Welch And David Rawlings On World Cafe

For World Cafe's Sense of Place: Nashville edition, we immediately knew we wanted to talk with Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, who have lived in the city since 1993 and own the historic Woodland Studios. Listen to an extended conversation with the duo about their adopted hometown and how its changed over the past 20 years.

Caitlin Rose On World Cafe

The singer is a young darling of Nashville's music scene. Here, she plays songs from The Stand-In.

Jherek Bischoff Crafts A Symphonic Sound On 'Composed'

The musician, songwriter, composer and producer has made a name for himself by playing with the likes of Amanda Palmer. For his latest album, however, he found himself departing from a rock sound as he began writing his own orchestral arrangements.

Leagues On World Cafe

The rock band kicks off World Cafe's week-long visit to Nashville by playing songs from its debut.
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Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen: On The Edge

Local bluegrass band Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen is celebrating three "Wammie" awards and a new label. The band joins us to play some tunes from their latest album, "On the Edge."