Get ready for Warhol Week


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.

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Originally published on September 2, 1999