Here are the artists coming up this week on WORLD CAFÉ with host Talia Schlanger:
Monday, February 12th – The Barr Brothers
The Barr Brothers are a beautiful folky sort of band made up of brothers Andrew and Brad, and a secret weapon. Sara Pagé plays a harp. She’s rigged it with effects normally used on electric guitar and breaks down her impressive setup, as the Barr Brothers perform live music from their latest album Queens of the Breakers, on Monday’s World Café.
Tuesday, February 13th – Good Booty
Music has shaped our feelings on sexuality and race since the first days of our nation's history. Ann Powers takes on that vast topic in her book called Good Booty: Love and Sex, Black and White, Body and Soul in American Music. She reflects on important moments with stars you know as well as unsung artists on Tuesday’s World Cafe with host Talia Schlanger.
Wednesday, February 14th – NEEDLE DROP: Valentine’s Day
Ok music lovers, it's a lovey dovey Valentine’s Day edition of the World Café! From the Beach Boys to Ella Fitzgerald, to Peter Gabriel and Indigo Girls, this show is chock full of romantic songs for lovers, heartfelt jams for friends and some lyrics you can scribble on that last-minute card for your sweetheart.
Thursday, February 15th – The Blind Boys of Alabama
After being dropped off to live at a school for the blind when he was just 7 years old, Jimmy Carter thought his world had ended. But it was there that he met the friends who would become The Blind Boys of Alabama. Jimmy tells stories about singing gospel music in the segregated south and the Blind Boys perform on Thursday’s World Cafe.
Friday, February 16th – Lana Del Rey
On Friday’s World Cafe, Lana Del Rey tells stories about collaborating with Stevie Nicks and The Weekend on her latest album, Lust For Life. She'll also tell us how the lives of Amy Winehouse and Whitney Houston inspired the song "Get Free." And Lana Del Rey reflects on singing her 2014 song "Ultraviolence" in the #MeToo era.
Coming up next week on World Café:
Monday, February 19th – Nashville Session: Idle Bloom
Tuesday, February 20th – Sunny War
Wednesday, February 21st - Glen Hansard
Thursday, February 22nd – Mt. Joy
Friday, February 23rd – Bahamas
World Café airs every weekday starting at 2 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91!