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Norah Jones on World Cafe

Friday, December 24th at 6pm
During the uncertainty of the pandemic last year, Norah Jones started a new tradition in her family, turning ordinary Sunday mornings into Christmas to comfort her, her husband, and their young kids. It led her to recording an entire Christmas album, called I Dream of Christmas. Norah Jones talks about her favorite holiday traditions and music, on the next World Cafe.

2021-12-20T10:27:04-05:00December 24th, 2021|

Hiss Golden Messenger on World Cafe     

Thursday, December 23rd at 6pm
This time of year, the days are at their shortest and nights are at their longest. With a new holiday album, Hiss Golden Messenger wanted to bring some light into the dark days of December. On the next World Cafe, songwriter MC Taylor talks about creating new holiday songs to strike just the right mood and how he decided which standards to cover. Plus, hear live recordings of the new music.

2021-12-20T10:24:39-05:00December 23rd, 2021|

World Cafe 30th Anniversary Show

Wednesday, December 22nd at 6pm
John Mayer visited World Cafe very early in his career – and then he kept coming back. We’ll hear a memorable moment from 2017 when he was dealing with his growing fame. Plus, we’ll revisit the first time Coldplay appeared on the show not too long after they released their debut album. That’s next time on a 30th anniversary edition of the World Cafe.

2021-12-20T10:21:44-05:00December 22nd, 2021|

John Morrison’s Culture Corner

Tuesday, December 21st at 6pm   
The end of the year is coming fast, and the “Best Of” lists are starting to pile up. On the next World Cafe, Culture Corner commentator John Morrison explores his top picks of the year – some you may know and a few you may not. Plus, he explains just how he narrows it down to his five favorites.

2021-12-20T10:20:40-05:00December 21st, 2021|

Robert Marovich on World Cafe

Monday, December 20th at 6pm  
James Cleveland was one of the most influential figures in gospel music. On the next World Cafe, gospel historian and author Robert Marovich talks about his new book and the 54-song collection of Cleveland’s music, called “The King of Gospel Music.” Learn about his talents as a musician, singer, composer, and educator, and hear why he continues to be such a source of inspiration three decades after his death.

2021-12-19T16:10:43-05:00December 20th, 2021|

Billie Eilish on World Cafe

Friday, December 17th at 6pm
Dolly Parton, Justin Timberlake, and Stevie Wonder are all members of an exclusive club that now includes Billie Eilish. They’re all musicians who’ve been invited to pull double-duty on Saturday Night Live as both the musical guest AND host. Coming up, Billie Eilish is World Cafe’s guest – She’ll tell stories and we’ll hear live recordings made with her brother Finnneas.

2021-12-20T10:28:31-05:00December 17th, 2021|

The Felice Brothers on World Cafe

Thursday, December 16th at 6pm
Ian and James Felice of The Felice Brothers grew up in rural, upstate New York. Not great if you have a fear of bugs like James did. On the next World Cafe, The Felice Brothers tell the stories behind some of the songs on their new album, From Dreams to Dust. And they’ll talk about examining and exploring fears in their music.

2021-12-20T10:29:29-05:00December 16th, 2021|

Encore: My Morning Jacket on World Cafe

Wednesday, December 15th at 6pm
On the next World Cafe, it’s a session with My Morning Jacket recorded at RCA Studio A in Nashville. Jim James will tell stories about spending part of the pandemic in the middle of a forest, finding balance with social media and smart phones, and why, after more than 20 years together, My Morning Jacket has just released a self-titled album. 

2021-12-14T21:29:33-05:00December 15th, 2021|

World Cafe 30th Anniversary Show

Tuesday, December 14th at 6pm
He’s one of the most talented and polarizing musicians on the planet. As part of the show’s 30th anniversary celebration, World Cafe is diving into the archives to pull out a classic session from 2005 with Ye, formerly known as Kanye West. We’ll also hear from Johnny Marr on how he wrote one of the greatest riffs in rock music on “How Soon is Now.” And…another 30 Under 30 artist is unveiled. Coming up on the next World Cafe.

2021-12-14T21:29:01-05:00December 14th, 2021|

Josh Ritter on World Cafe

Monday, December 13th at 6pm
You may know Josh Ritter primarily as a songwriter and musician – but did you know, he’s also a novelist? He put out his first novel a decade ago, and now he’s returned with a new one, called The Great Glorious Goddamn of It All – it has lumberjacks, fantasy…and MUSIC! Josh discusses the book and performs, on the next World Cafe.

2021-12-20T10:30:19-05:00December 13th, 2021|