Shemekia to appear on NPR

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NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday will air an interview and performance with Shemekia this coming Saturday, October 10. Host Scott Simon will talk to Shemekia about her new CD, Outskirts Of Love, and her life as “a fresh, gripping roots music performer.” (Wall Street Journal) Shemekia will receive about ten minutes of airtime.

Scott Simon is one of America’s most admired writers and broadcasters. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His weekly two-hour show, Weekend Edition Saturday, has been called by the Washington Post, “the most literate, witty, moving, and just plain interesting news show on any dial,” and by Brett Martin of Time-Out New York “the most eclectic, intelligent two hours of broadcasting on the airwaves.” He has won every major award in broadcasting.

Weekend Edition is heard on NPR member stations across the United States and around the globe on NPR Worldwide and reaches an audience of nearly four million listeners each week. 

Tune in on NPR this Saturday, October 10! LOGO npr

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