Monday, September 25, 2017
Decades before their first collaborative album Power of Peace, Carlos Santana heard The Isley Brothers' version of "Twist and Shout" on a San Francisco jukebox and thought, this is music that "brings unity and harmony to the planet". Carlos, Ron and Ernie Isley talk mutual admiration and memories on the next World Cafe.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The "Screaming Eagle of Soul" Charles Bradley died Saturday at the age of 68. We remember the explosive and exceptional performer who started out as a James Brown impersonator with excerpts from his last couple of appearances on the show on the next World Cafe.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
World Cafe's Latin Roots series continues with an energetic performance from electronic duo, Buscabulla. That's Spanish for "troublemaker." Both members of Buscabulla were born in Puerto Rico, but met in New York. Their debut EP was produced by Dev Hynes AKA Blood Orange.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Destroyers of the Soft Life, the new album from J Roddy Walston and the Business comes out tomorrow (9.29.17). On the next World Cafe the band performs some of the new songs and J Roddy Walston talks with David Dye about becoming a father, and the 7th grade talent show that inspired him to start a band.
Friday, September 29, 2017
Lilly Hiatt’s intensely personal new album Trinity Lane is named after the street in East Nasvhille where she moved to heal a broken heart while staying sober. Hear Lilly perform live and share stories about her father, acclaimed songwriter John Hiatt, on the next World Cafe.