On September 25th, WHRO TV 15 will be off the air from 1am to 5am due to scheduled maintenance. WHRO 90.3 FM and WHRV 89.5 FM will experience temporary outages during this time period also. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Keb Mo is celebrating twenty years of imposing his acoustic, humorous and poetic point of view on the staid old blues genre. As the title of his new album “BluesAmericana” implies, the blues can be found in many different forms of American music.

Acoustic guitars make up the foundation of the album but the arrangements include plenty of texture, with slide guitars, mandolin, percussion and subtle horn accompaniments spicing up a set of songs mostly about love and faithfulness.  His last album was a soulful, slickly produced change of pace but “BluesAmericana” returns to the roots of his sound, keeping his optimistic and light-hearted approach intact.  Keb Mo says he never set out to be a blues guy but he’s realized how very powerful it is and how it continues to fuel what he does. He says “The Blues put the realness in it for me.” On ”BluesAmericana” it’s great to have the realness back again.

Click Here to Play Audio


Listen to OUT OF THE BOX, Monday through Thursday night from 7 pm to 9 pm and Saturday from 1pm to 5pm and you'll hear alternative, Americana, blues, reggae, singer/songwriters, Celtic, Cajun, world beat, electronica, local artists and more…..all mixed together by Paul Shugrue who will keep you up to date on all the great new music that's being released but rarely played on the radio anywhere else.  Subscribe with iTunes or View All CD of the Week Archives.

Support for WHRO comes from
Support for WHRO comes from