Progressive rock, folk rock and country rock all take a star turn on The World Cafe over the next two weeks. And in the midst of all this, theres a tasty serving of Phish as well. Heres the complete rundown:
Thursday, Aug. 31 Steve Earle talks about and plays music from his latest album, Transcendental Blues
Friday, Sept. 1 Phish stop by Philadelphias Sonic Recording Studios to perform music from their new release, Farmhouse
Monday, Sept. 4 An encore presentation of Los Lobos visit
Tuesday, Sept. 5 Folk-rock quintet Equation drop by and perform music from their latest album, The Lucky Few
Wednesday, Sept. 6 David Dye takes a look at The Oxford American Southern Sampler, featuring music from Wilco, Alejandro Escovedo, Mose Allison and many more
Thursday, Sept. 7 Guitarist Steve Howe of Yes stops by the Cafe and David examines the progressive rock movement
Friday, Sept. 8 The Cafe visits John Hiatt in Boulder, Colo.
Monday, Sept. 11 An encore presentation of Phil Roys visit
Tuesday, Sept. 12 The World Cafe spotlights the work of musical duos.
Wednesday, Sept. 13 Kimberly Rew and Julian Dawson bring the summertime sound of their latest albums, Tunnel Into Summer and Under the Sun, to the Cafe studios
The World Cafe, which is heard on more than 100 public radio stations nationwide, is produced by WXPN (88.5 FM) and airs locally from 2 to 7 p.m. weekdays. All live appearances air between 3 and 4 p.m.
Originally published on August 31, 2000