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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®


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24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.


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World Cafe Archives

Join Talia Schlanger as she navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.


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Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Secret American performs a live midday concert on Friday



This week's Free At Noon is Secret American. They will be supporting their latest release Warmth and Shelter.

Recent Release: Warmth and Shelter
Release Date: May 18, 2018
Release Label: Secret American



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Tracklist

  • Brandi Carlile “The Joke”
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats “A Little Honey”
  • Margo Price “Heart Of America”
  • Natalie Prass “Short Court Style”
  • Mt. Joy “Silver Lining”
  • Lo Moon “Loveless”
  • First Aid Kit “You Are The Problem Here”
  • Lake Street Dive “Musta Been Something”
  • Blind Boys Of Alabama “I Can See”
  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds “Holy Mountain”
  • Sunflower Bean “I Was A Fool”
  • Moby “The Sorrow Tree”
  • Courtney Marie Andrews “Kindness Of Strangers”
  • Darlingside “Eschaton”
  • Lizz Wright “Singing In My Soul”
  • Sunny War “If It Wasn’t Broken”
  • Jen Cloher “Analysis Paralysis”

XPN WELCOMES
David Byrne


The Mann
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Fill out the form to enter to win a pair
(2) tickets!


Only one entry per person. Entry Deadline: 9/18/2018 at 11:59pm.

Contest Rules

When you make a donation to WXPN or fill out the online contest form, your name will be entered into a drawing for you and a guest to receive a pair of VIP tickets to the opening night at the MET PHILADELPHIA to see BOB DYLAN on December 3, 2018.

Sustaining members are automatically entered in the drawing. Each valid entry will be eligible for a random drawing to win the prize.

When you make a donation to WXPN or fill out the online contest form, your name will be entered into a drawing for you and a guest to receive a pair of VIP tickets to the MET PHILADELPHIA to see KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS on December 29, 2018.

Sustaining members are automatically entered in the drawing. Each valid entry will be eligible for a random drawing to win the prize.

Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Stereo League performs a live midday concert on Friday



This week's Free At Noon is Stereo League. They will be supporting their latest release A Light on Each Side.

Recent Release: A Light on Each Side
Release Date: July 20, 2018
Release Label: Stereo League

When you make a donation to WXPN or fill out the online contest form, your name will be entered into a drawing for you and a guest to receive a pair of VIP tickets to the MET PHILADELPHIA to see AMOS LEE on April 6, 2019.

Sustaining members are automatically entered in the drawing. Each valid entry will be eligible for a random drawing to win the prize.
XPN WELCOMES
Philly Music Fest
World Cafe Live shows



World Cafe Live
Friday, September 28 & Saturday, September 29 2018

Fill out the form to enter to win a pair
(2) tickets!


Only one entry per person. Entry Deadline: 9/13/2018 at 11:59pm.

Contest Rules

Help deliver the healing power of music to those who need it most.

Our biggest community fundraising event for the program that brings musicians to the bedsides of patients in the Delaware Valley is coming up and we need your help to reach our goals!

Register now for the WXPN 5K for Musicians On Call and take part in the outdoor fun in one of two ways:

RUN in the USATF-certified 5k course
OR
WALK the family-friendly Funky Miler

Both options earn you an official super soft t-shirt and entry into the 80s Dance Party with Robert Drake at World Cafe Live along with all the feels you get from knowing that your support helps bring a few minutes of joy to hundreds of hospitalized patients each week.



Unable to make the event but want to help? Make your one-time donation to WXPN Musicians On Call here.

WXPN 5k Run / Funky Miler Walk and 80s Dance Party with DJ Robert Drake
Sunday, October 7, 2018
8:00AM – 11:00AM
Penn Park (3100 Lower Walnut)

Fees:
$40 Early Bird through September 14
$50 Advance through September 29
$60 Onsite Registration
$25 Students (Limited; ID required if 18+)
$5 Dance Party Entry (non-registrants)

DOWNLOAD A 6 WEEK TRAINING PROGRAM

NOTE: Baby strollers and dogs are NOT permitted on the 5K course. (Baby strollers are allowed on the Funky Miler walking course only.)
NO REFUNDS: All sales final, no refunds. In the event that the race is cancelled, no refunds will be given and all fees paid will be considered as tax-deductible donation to WXPN Musicians On Call.

Made possible with support from:

MOC 5k 2017 Sponsors
Sundays
3-4pm with Dan Reed
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Coming Soon

Hosted and produced by XPN Music Director and Afternoon host Dan Reed, the Amerciana music hour features the best of Americana music, past and present, with weekly countdowns and features. From alt-country to country classics, from folk to bluegrass and singer-songwriters, the Americana Music Hour will include music that helped create the genre of Americana and the new artists that continue to stretch its broad scope.

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