New stuff from old faves

Veteran blues-rocker Joe Cocker pays a call on “The World Cafe” Oct. 27 to promote his new release “No Ordinary World,” and Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks also strut new stuff during these next two weeks. Here’s the full schedule.

Thursday, Oct. 26 Whiskeytown front man Ryan Adams drops by the Cafe studios for an interview and performance featuring music from his debut solo album, “Heartbreaker”

Friday, Oct. 27 Joe Cocker discusses his latest effort, “No Ordinary World”

Monday, Oct. 30 An encore presentation of Emmylou Harris’ visit

Tuesday, Oct. 31 The Cafe celebrates Halloween with some spirited folk songs

Wednesday, Nov. 1 Peter Bruntnell talks about and plays music from his latest album, “Normal for Bridgwater”

Thursday, Nov. 2 Singer/songwriter Amy Correia drops by to perform music from “Carnival Love”

Friday, Nov. 3 Ben Harper visits Philadelphia’s Indre Studios for a special performance and interview

Monday, Nov. 6 An encore presentation of Solas’ visit

Tuesday, Nov. 7 Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks drop by the Cafe to perform songs from their new album, “Beatin’ the Heat”

Wednesday, Nov. 8 Chicago singer/songwriter Alice Peacock visits the Cafe

“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 October 26, 2000