Cabaret, blues, jazz, hip-hop, rock, country - you name it, "The World Cafe" has it on the menu these next few weeks. Here's what you can look forward to for the rest of the month:
THURSDAY, NOV. 12 Singer/songwriter Sinead Lohan drops by to talk about and perform songs from her new album, "No Mermaid"
FRIDAY, NOV. 13 The long, tall Texan, Lyle Lovett, performs music from his new album, "Step Inside This House"
MONDAY, NOV. 16 An encore presentation of Susan Werner's studio visit
TUESDAY, NOV. 17 G.Love and John Hammond visit the Cafe studio
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18 David Dye welcomes the singer/songwriter team The Kennedys and Vancouver's Stephen Fearing to the studio for two interviews and performances
THURSDAY, NOV. 19 Almo Sounds recording artist Gillian Welch plays tunes from her latest release, "Hell Among the Yearlings"
FRIDAY, NOV. 20 Son Volt discuss and perform songs from their Warner Bros. album, "Wide Swing Tremelo"
MONDAY, NOV. 23 An encore presentation of The Mavericks' Keswick Theatre performance
TUESDAY, NOV. 24 Cabaret sensation Virginia Rodrigues visits the studio to perform and discuss her new album, "Sol Negro"
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25 Brian Setzer discusses his latest project, "The Dirty Boogie"
THURSDAY, NOV. 26 No singing allowed! It's a special all-instrumental "World Cafe"
FRIDAY, NOV. 27 Blues phenom Keb' Mo' drops by for a performance featuring work from his new album, "Slow Down"
MONDAY, NOV. 30 An encore presentation of Shawn Mullins' Cafe visit
TUESDAY, DEC. 1 Medeski, Martin and Wood jazz up the studio with music from their latest, "Combustication"WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2 An interview with Dada, who perform material from their new, self-titled album
"The World Cafe", which is heard on more than 100 public radio stations nationwide, is produced by WXPN-FM (88.5) and airs locally from 2 to 7 p.m. weekdays. All live appearances air during the 3 to 4 p.m. hour.
Originally published on November 12, 1998