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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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XPN2 - Jingle Jams

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists. Jingle Jams. An eclectic assortment of holiday tunes, from the new and quirky to the classic.

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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.

Folk Alley

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.

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The World Cafe is broadcast on WXPN Monday through Friday at 2pm ET.
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Live at the World Cafe, Volume 39 and 40 are now available for retail sale!

Get it now at the World Cafe Live Online Shop or at these local retailers.


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New Artists on the Rise

Every week, we feature independent and emerging artists who are making exciting, innovative music.

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Conversations from the World Cafe

Enjoy engaging discussions with some of today's most important artists hosted by David Dye of the World Cafe. Tune in every Wednesday at 10pm on WXPN 88.5FM

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La La Land is poised to win big at Sunday's Academy Awards, and it wouldn't be the same without Hurwitz's music.
Music City is home to a growing community of immigrants and refugees from the Middle East, including this Syrian father-and-son duo.
Alex Caress' band makes classic country music with a sassy and subtly political twist.
With an army of strings backing up heavy lyrics, the Danish songwriter's session might just give you the shivers.
After a season of collaborating with guest vocalists, the bluegrass band returns to its fundamentals: solid songwriting and exciting arrangements.
The Philadelphian's forthcoming debut album shows off his soulful falsetto and subtle songwriting. Hear two songs.
Jones shares stories from his raw, honest and heartfelt new memoir, Lonely Boy: Tales From A Sex Pistol.
Krauss discusses her latest solo album, Windy City, and what she's learned about collaboration in the years since her last recording project.
The Argentine singer-songwriter combines tropical pop, hip-hop, dancehall, North African folk and Latin rhythms. Hear her perform live.
Hear the alt-country singer play songs from Highway Queen and discuss her blue-collar South Carolina upbringing.
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Holiday Programming

Holiday Programming
The holidays are upon us, and here at WXPN, we’ll bring you musical reflections on the season between now and January 1st. Check out our complete holiday on-air schedule.