It was a very good year

As is customary at this time of year, The World Cafe spends the last half of December looking back at the years best, with programs devoted to the best performances and recordings of the year and encore broadcasts of favorite Cafe visits. Theres also a special event a week-long celebration of Rounder Records on the labels 30th anniversary.

square.gifThursday, Nov. 30 The Squirrel Nut Zippers bring the retro swing sounds of Bedlam Ballroom to the Cafe

square.gifFriday, Dec. 1 Keb Mo visits Indre studios to perform music from his latest effort, The Door

square.gifMonday, Dec. 4 An encore presentation of Joe Jacksons visit

square.gifTuesday, Dec. 5 Australias Kasey Chambers plays music from her debut, The Captain

square.gifWednesday, Dec. 6 Mercury Music Prize winner Badly Drawn Boy drops by to perform songs from The Hour of Bewilderbeast

square.gifThursday, Dec. 7 Kate Rusby performs music from her latest album, Sleepless

square.gifFriday, Dec. 8 Indigenous visits Indre studios

square.gifWeek of Dec. 11-15 The World Cafe celebrates Rounder Records 30th Anniversary with a series of concerts.

square.gifMonday, Dec. 18 The Cafe looks back at the best acoustic performances of 2000

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.


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Originally published on November 30, 2000