John Myers

Sacramento Bureau Chief for KQED public radio

John Myers appears in the following:

Briston Maroney Is Writing Powerful Rock Songs With Grit And Heart

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Maroney's young, but he has lived a lot of life. He wears his experiences in a way that really makes you want to root for him and his dreams.


Rodrigo Y Gabriela Find Inner Peace With 'Mettavolution'

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The duo conveys compassion through the music and emotion felt on its latest album, Mettavolution.


Molly Tuttle Plays A Mean Guitar On 'When You're Ready'

Monday, July 08, 2019

Watching Molly Tuttle's fingers fly across a guitar with dizzying speed and graceful precision is nothing short of remarkable.


Ben Dickey Lives On The 'Outskirts' And Takes A Star-Making Turn

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The roots singer-songwriter shares songs from his latest album, A Glimmer On The Outskirts and how he ended up starring in a biopic directed by Ethan Hawke.


Johnathan Rice's 'The Long Game' Is Not Quite A Breakup Record

Monday, June 24, 2019

Though it serves as a partial reflection on his relationship with Jenny Lewis, there's more to Rice's latest album.


Willie Nelson On Cowboys, 'Crazy' and CBD-Infused Coffee

Friday, June 21, 2019

It's been about a year since World Cafe caught up with Willie, and he's been busy!


Marissa Nadler Lends Out Her Trademark Haunting Vocals

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler has been making old school country with a twist since 2004, but that twist has turned in many directions since then.


Greensky Bluegrass Mix The Energy Of Stadium Rock With The Spirit Of Jam Bands

Monday, June 17, 2019

The band dropped by to bring the feel of a midsummer music festival to World Cafe.


Ace Of Cups' Endless Summer Of Love

Thursday, June 13, 2019

More than 50 years after getting together in the late 1960s, the all-female rock band released its full-length debut studio album this past November.


Lizzo Is In The Eye Of A Superstar Storm

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Lizzo is a singer, writer, rapper, producer and classically trained flutist who has been working towards her incredible, star-making moment for a long time.


The National's Latest Project Might Be Its Most Ambitious Yet

Friday, June 07, 2019

I Am Easy To Find isn't just the band's latest album title, but that of a short film too.


'Echo In The Canyon' Celebrates The Exchange Of Ideas That Has Reverberated Over Time

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Jakob Dylan, Cat Power and Jade Castrinos perform songs from the new music documentary and concert film Echo In The Canyon.


Toro y Moi Sings Cheat Codes For Your Life

Thursday, May 23, 2019

On 2017's Boo Boo, Chaz Bear wrote a chill R&B record. For 2019's Outer Peace, he had an unusual motivator — the daily grind.


Rescued From The Vault: Nat Turner Rebellion

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

An album from 50 years ago that could have been a total classic is resurrected from the archives.


Yola Walked Through Fire And Came Out Singing

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The songs on Yola's debut solo album ring out with the triumphant air of someone who has withstood the flames en route to achieving their dreams.


George Benson Has A Story To Tell

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Guitar virtuoso George Benson shares tales of working with jazz greats and creating an album dedicated to Chuck Berry and Fats Domino.


Snarky Puppy's Full Pack Came Together To Record 'Immigrance'

Thursday, May 09, 2019

This loosely-knit collective of funk, jazz, and rock players recorded it's latest studio album, Immigrance, with the full lineup of just under 20 members.


Foals Makes Changes In Pursuit Of Ultimate Creative Freedom

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

The members of Foals produced the last two albums themselves. The British band left its lead singer alone to finish lyrics in a dark studio in South London.


Catching Up With Citizen Cope

Friday, May 03, 2019

It's been seven years since Citizen Cope released his last album. Now, the singer-songwriter returns to talk about family, justice and his latest, curiously-titled album, Heroin and Helicopters.


Patty Griffin On Restoring Her Voice And Her Soul

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Hear the Grammy-winning songwriter perform songs written during her cancer treatment and discuss the deep reflections and soul-searching they contain.