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Demi Lovato on World Cafe

Tuesday, January 17 at 6pm

For over a decade, Demi Lovato was synonymous with pop music. But on their new album, Lovato eschews the keyboards for guitar, marking a return to the music Demi fell in love with, rock ‘n’ roll. They’ll also talk about how making the genre switch was a freeing experience, allowing Demi to write songs that you wouldn’t hear at the top of the charts. Tune in for a candid conversation and performance on the next World Cafe.

2023-01-19T14:00:40-05:00January 17th, 2023|

Danielle Ponder on World Cafe

Monday, January 16 at 6pm

Danielle Ponder is a full-time musician now, but when she was making her debut album Some of Us Are Brave, she was juggling music with her career as a public defender. On the next World Cafe, Ponder joins us to talk about how performing and practicing law are related, learning to love her voice, plus hear her stunning live performance at World Cafe.

2023-01-19T14:03:05-05:00January 16th, 2023|

Margo Price on World Cafe

Friday, January 13 at 6pm

With her new album Strays, Margo Price is going off in her own direction. She tells the story of the psychedelic experience that changed her life and helped give shape to the record – including its psychedelic rock inspired sound – and about the artists she looked to as creative guides, on the next World Cafe.

2023-01-06T13:04:56-05:00January 13th, 2023|

“Captain” Kirk Douglas on World Cafe

Thursday, January 12 at 6pm

“Captain” Kirk Douglas is best known as the guitarist and singer for The Roots, but he also performs under the moniker Hundred Watt Heart. On the next World Cafe, Douglas talks about his latest solo album, New Unknown, and he recalls the story of his peculiar encounter with one of his guitar idols, Prince.

2023-01-06T12:59:47-05:00January 12th, 2023|

Encore: Kevin Morby on World Cafe

Wednesday, January 11 at 6pm

When he was making his latest album, This Is A Photograph, Kevin Morby found many windows to the past. Some were photographs, and some were places – like Memphis, where he visited the spot where Jeff Buckley drowned. Hear how the past made its way into Kevin’s new music – and hear him perform live, on the next World Cafe.

2023-01-06T12:46:01-05:00January 11th, 2023|

Alvvays on World Cafe

Tuesday, January 10 at 6pm

Alvvays frontwoman Molly Rankin had left her apartment for just an hour when thieves broke in and stole the demos for what would become the band’s new album, Blue Rev. In the end, with the help of producer Shawn Everett, Blue Rev turned into one of Alvvays’ most experimental and beautiful records. On the next World Cafe, hear live versions of the songs as Rankin discusses everything from bag pipes to Pomeranians.

2023-01-06T12:41:05-05:00January 10th, 2023|

Oliver Sim on World Cafe

Monday, January 9 at 6pm

Despite seeking inspiration for his debut solo album from dark horror films, Oliver Sim says making Hideous Bastard has been a freeing experience. On the next World Cafe, the vocalist and bass guitarist for The xx talks about striking out on his own and being more vulnerable. Plus, live performances from Hideous Bastard.

2023-01-06T12:37:01-05:00January 9th, 2023|

Death Cab for Cutie on World Cafe

Friday, January 6 at 6pm

Asphalt Meadows is Death Cab For Cutie’s most adventurous record in over a decade, due in part to an experiment the band tried: Giving each bandmate a day to work on a song before handing it off to another member, who could do as they pleased, no strings attached. Ben Gibbard and Dave Depper discuss making Asphalt Meadows, and share live performances of songs old and new, on the next World Cafe.

2023-01-06T16:00:07-05:00January 6th, 2023|