No, the groundbreaking pop artist isnt coming back from the dead to perform on The World Cafe. Instead, the Cafe will spend a week at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, featuring live performances from some of todays groundbreaking contemporary musicians.
Until the Week at the Warhol begins Monday, Sept. 13, theres plenty of other choice items on the Cafe menu:Thursday, Sept. 2 Country-and-western legend Willie Nelson drops by the Cafe for a special performance and interview Friday, Sept. 3 Dave Matthews visits Philadelphias Indre Studios for a solo acoustic performance Monday, Sept. 6 An encore presentation of Terri Hendrixs Cafe visit Tuesday, Sept. 7 Najma visits the World Cafe for a performance and interview featuring music from her latest album, Asana Wednesday, Sept. 8 Musical pioneer Moby talks with David Dye and plays music from his newest release, Play Thursday, Sept. 9 Jazz guitarist Bill Sims visits the studio for a performance and discussion of his self-titled debut Friday, Sept. 10 Bruce Cockburn performs in front of an audience in Boulder, Colo., at the Gavin Convention Monday, Sept. 13 The Week at the Warhol kicks off with a live performance from Jonatha Brooke recorded at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh Tuesday, Sept. 14 The Week at the Warhol continues with a performance from Bostons The Push Stars Wednesday, Sept. 15 Martin Sexton performs music from his latest release, The American, at the Warhol Museum
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 from 3 to 4 p.m.
Originally published on September 2, 1999