Tune in for Side Tracks on the World Cafe, with a showcase of side projects all this week, Monday-Friday from 2-4 pm.
Monday, January 18: Today it’s The Arcs, formed by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys.
Tuesday, January 19: Scottish rock outfit, Franz Ferdinand, and American pop band, Sparks, teamed up last year for a side project called FFS.
Wednesday, January 20: Side Tracks week on the World Cafe continues with Saun & Starr, Sharon Jones’ longtime backup singers who broke out as a duo act last year.
Thursday, January 21: M. Ward has released five records with actress and singer, Zooey Deschanel, as She & Him, another winning side project featured on World Cafe for this week’s Side Tracks series.
Friday, January 22: World Cafe’s Side Tracks series wraps up today with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and his son, Spencer, who came together as the side project, Tweedy.