Keb' Mo' and mo'

Cabaret, blues, jazz, hip-hop, rock, country - you name it, "The World Cafe" has it on the menu these next few weeks. Here's what you can look forward to for the rest of the month:

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 12 Singer/songwriter Sinead Lohan drops by to talk about and perform songs from her new album, "No Mermaid"

  • FRIDAY, NOV. 13 The long, tall Texan, Lyle Lovett, performs music from his new album, "Step Inside This House"

  • MONDAY, NOV. 16 An encore presentation of Susan Werner's studio visit

  • TUESDAY, NOV. 17 G.Love and John Hammond visit the Cafe studio

  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18 David Dye welcomes the singer/songwriter team The Kennedys and Vancouver's Stephen Fearing to the studio for two interviews and performances

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 19 Almo Sounds recording artist Gillian Welch plays tunes from her latest release, "Hell Among the Yearlings"

  • FRIDAY, NOV. 20 Son Volt discuss and perform songs from their Warner Bros. album, "Wide Swing Tremelo"

  • MONDAY, NOV. 23 An encore presentation of The Mavericks' Keswick Theatre performance

  • TUESDAY, NOV. 24 Cabaret sensation Virginia Rodrigues visits the studio to perform and discuss her new album, "Sol Negro"

  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25 Brian Setzer discusses his latest project, "The Dirty Boogie"

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 26 No singing allowed! It's a special all-instrumental "World Cafe"

  • FRIDAY, NOV. 27 Blues phenom Keb' Mo' drops by for a performance featuring work from his new album, "Slow Down"

  • MONDAY, NOV. 30 An encore presentation of Shawn Mullins' Cafe visit

  • TUESDAY, DEC. 1 Medeski, Martin and Wood jazz up the studio with music from their latest, "Combustication"

  • WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2 An interview with Dada, who perform material from their new, self-titled album

"The World Cafe", which is heard on more than 100 public radio stations nationwide, is produced by WXPN-FM (88.5) and airs locally from 2 to 7 p.m. weekdays. All live appearances air during the 3 to 4 p.m. hour.

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Originally published on November 12, 1998