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"I don't even know if I deserve at age 51 to have this much joy on stage," Dave Matthews says. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Dave Matthews on World Cafe

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One Eleven Heavy features Wooden Wand's James Toth (right) and Nick Mitchell Maiato of Desmadrados Soldados De Ventura (left), plus members of Royal Trux, the Solar Motel Band. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The members of Birdtalker project balance and warmth in a way that only true friends can. Gavin Nutt/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Birdtalker On World Cafe

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The Suffers inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Ashley Gellman/WXPN hide caption

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The Suffers On World Cafe

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Neko Case performs live at World Cafe Live (upstairs) in Philadelphia. Senia Lopez/WXPN hide caption

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Neko Case On World Cafe

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"I feel that the people who have the expression 'Make America Great Again' written on their hats have, in my humble, ignorant, English opinion, misidentified what is great about America," Frank Turner says. Ben Morse/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Frank Turner On World Cafe

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Roy Montgomery enlists Circuit Des Yeux's Haley Fohr, Julianna Barwick and others to sing on his new album, Suffuse, out Aug. 17. Maeve Montgomery McCarthy/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dawes On World Cafe

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