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



NOTICE: A private event will be taking place at the upstairs bar and restaurant at World Cafe Live on this date. It will not be open to the public before, during or after this Free At Noon Concert.

This week's Free At Noon is Ted Leo. He will be playing in support of his new album The Hanged Man. If you can't make it to this week's Free At Noon, Ted Leo will be performing in the philly and central Pa regions, visit the XPN Concert Calendar for all the details.


Recent Release: The Hanged Man
Release Date: September 8, 2017
Release Label: Super Ego Records

Check out December’s Artist To Watch - Brooklyn indie rock band Sunflower Bean.

Join us for the Free At Noon Doubleheader at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Slaughter Beach, Dog and Cherry perform a live midday concert on Friday



NOTICE: A private event will be taking place at the upstairs bar and restaurant at World Cafe Live on this date. It will not be open to the public before, during or after this Free At Noon Concert.

This week's Free At Noon is a doubleheader featuring Slaughter Beach, Dog and Cherry. If you can't make it Slaughter Beach, Dog will be the First Unitarian Church 11/26 in support of their latest release Birdie. Also, Cherry will be performing at PhilaMOCA 11/26 supporting their recent release Dumbness


Recent Release: Birdie
Release Date: October 27, 2017
Release Label: Lame-O Records

Recent Release: Dumbness
Release Date: October 13, 2017
Release Label: Lame-O Records

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



This week's Free At Noon is Jacob Banks. If you can't make it to this week's Free At Noon, Jacob Banks will be performing at the Foundry on December 1st, visit the XPN Concert Calendar for all the details.


Recent Release: The Boy Who Cried Freedom
Release Date: April 20, 2017
Release Label: Darkroom/Interscope

Each valid entry will be eligible for a random drawing to win the grand prize.

Free At Noon with The Big Jangle performing a tribute to Tom Petty at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia is SOLD OUT.



This week's Free At Noon is The Big Jangle. They will perform a tribute to Tom Petty.

THIS FREE AT NOON CONCERT IS SOLD OUT


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 attend an exclusive pre-release listening party in New York City to hear U2’s new album, Songs of Experience. The prize includes: Round trip train from Philadelphia to New York City, 1 night hotel accommodations in New York City, admission to an exclusive pre-release listening party to hear U2's new album, Songs of Experience with the band in attendance, a Meet & Greet and photo opp with the band, and 1 pair (2) of tickets to see U2 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on June 13, 2018.

The Free At Noon with The Lone Bellow at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia is SOLD OUT but you can WATCH LIVE on VUHAUS.



This week's Free At Noon is The Lone Bellow. If you can't make it to this week's Free At Noon, The Lone Bellow will be performing at the Union Transfer on November 17th, visit the XPN Concert Calendar for all the details.

Sorry this event is SOLD OUT

Recent Release: Walk into a Storm
Release Date: September 15, 2017
Release Label: Masterworks

The Free At Noon with Dhani Harrison at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia is SOLD OUT but you can WATCH LIVE on VUHAUS.



Don't miss this week's Free At Noon with Dhani Harrison!

Sorry This Free At Noon is Sold Out!

Recent Release: IN///PARALLEL
Release Date: October 6, 2017
Release Label: BMG Rights Management (US) LLC

Check out November’s Artist To Watch - Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.
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