One of the true legends of American folk music, Odetta, joins World Cafe host David Dye in the studio for a special visit on Tuesday, Oct. 5. Another legend, blues singer Taj Mahal, performs selections from a new collaboration with Malis Toumani Diabat on Thursday, Sept. 30.
Other highlights over the next two weeks include:
Thursday, Sept. 30 - Blues legend Taj Mahal pairs up with Malian kora player Toumani Diabat to perform music from their new collaboration, Kulanjan
Friday, Oct. 1 - A performance recorded live by Canadas pride, Moxy Fruvous, featuring music from their latest effort, Thornhill
Monday, Oct. 4 - An encore presentation of Bruce Cockburns Cafe visit
Tuesday, Oct. 5 - Folk legend Odetta visits with David Dye in the World Cafe studios
Wednesday, Oct. 6 - From the Carolinas, acoustic funk popsters Jump, Little Children visit the World Cafe to perform music from their debut album, Magazine
Thursday, Oct. 7 - The Stone Coyotes, masters of the four-chord pop song, visit with David and play music from their album Church of the Falling Rain
Friday, Oct. 8 - The World Cafe remembers WXPNs Singer/Songwriter Weekend with performances from the Old 97s, Duncan Sheik, Indigenous, Richard Thompson and much more
Monday, Oct. 11 - The World Cafe celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day
Tuesday, Oct. 12 - New folk singer/songwriter Cliff Eberhardt visits the studio to perform music from his newest release, Borders
Wednesday, Oct. 13 - The World Cafe explores the folk-hop movement with visits from two new bands, Snakefarm and Equation
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 between 3 and 4 p.m.
Originally published on September 30, 1999