World Café -- St. Patrick's Day Special

Tue, 03/17/2009 - 2:00pm
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Host David Dye


World Café celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a holiday special featuring bands from Ireland. Plus host David Dye talks with producer Steve Lillywhite about the making of the new U2 album, No Line on the Horizon. This is the Irish band's twelveth studio album and was release in late February in Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany and Australia. It was released in the rest of Europe and North American in early March. World Café -- St. Patrick's Day Special airs Tuesday, March 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on WRUR-FM 88.5.

World Café launched in 1991, and since then Dye has served as the host of this nationally acclaimed show, now syndicated on more than 185 public radio stations across the United States. Every week, Dye brings out the best in interviews with internationally known artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Joni Mitchell. He introduces a half-million listeners each week to newcomers like Damien Rice, My Morning Jacket, and Coldplay.


Dye is a longtime Philadelphia radio personality whose music enthusiasm has captivated listeners of World Café since 1991. World Café is produced by WXPN, the public radio service of the University of Pennsylvania.