World Cafe host David Dye is on vacation the week of May 8, which gives the Cafe staff a chance to dust off some of their favorite recent shows for you to enjoy all over again. Theres also great new stuff from next door (Marah, May 5) and halfway around the world (Japans Ryuichi Sakamoto, May 17) to round out the next two weeks.
Thursday, May 4 Singer/songwriter David Gray performs music from his latest album, White Ladder
Friday, May 5 Marah stop by the Cafe for a performance and interview featuring work from their sophmore album, Kids in Philly
Monday, May 8 An encore presentation of Warren Zevons visit
Tuesday, May 9 Shelby Lynne performs music from her latest release, I Am Shelby Lynne
Wednesday, May 10 The Jayhawks preview work from their forthcoming album, Smile, at Indre recording studios
Thursday, May 11 Michael Penn and Aimee Mann bring their Acoustic Vaudeville show to the Cafe studio
Friday, May 12 The Paula Cole Band visit Indre studios
Monday, May 15 An encore presentation of Jimmie Dale Gilmores visit
Tuesday, May 16 Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster performs music from her latest album, My Roots Are Showing
Wednesday, May 17 Prolific composer Ryuichi Sakamoto stops by Indre studios for a performance and interview
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.
Originally published on May 4, 2000