Cross the heartland

Among the performers featured on The World Cafe these next two weeks are some Midwestern boys whove hit the big time: jazz guitarist Pat Metheny, Lees Summit, Mo.s favorite son, and alt-rockers the Jayhawks from the next state west. But the rest of the countrys well-represented too.

square.gifThursday, April 20 Folk/jazz legend in the making Terry Callier drops by the World Cafe studios

square.gif Friday, April 21 The Jayhawks visit Philadelphias Indre recording studios to preview work from their forthcoming album, Smile

square.gifMonday, April 24 An encore presentation of Slaid Cleaves visit

square.gifTuesday, April 25 Jill Sobule visits Indre studios to talk about and play music from her new album, Pink Pearl

square.gifWednesday, April 26 Country rockers BR5-49 play music from their new live album, Coast to Coast

square.gifThursday, April 27 Allman Brothers side project Govt Mule bring music from their latest effort, Life Before Insanity, to the Cafe studios

square.gifFriday, April 28 Guitar virtuoso Pat Metheny visits the World Cafe

square.gifMonday, May 1 An encore presentation of Brooks Williams studio visit

square.gifTuesday, May 2 Corey Harris drops and plays music from his latest release, Vu-Du Menz

square.gifWednesday, May 3 The Cafe welcomes two promising young bands to the studio: Matt Pond PA and the Banjo Spiders

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 April 20, 2000