WXPN Radio

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

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XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

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.

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 Caitlyn Smith performs a live midday concert on Friday



This week's Free At Noon is Caitlyn Smith. She will be performing in support of her latest release Starfire


Recent Release: Starfire
Release Date: January 19, 2018
Release Label: Monument Records

Join us for a Free At Noon Doubleheader at the World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, featuring James Hunter Six and Hambone Relay at a live midday concert on Friday



This week's Free At Noon is doubleheader featuring James Hunter Six and Hambone Relay. James Hunter will also be playing ArtsQuest (Bethlehem, PA) 2/22 in support of their most recent relese Whatever It Takes. Hambone Relay will be performing at the Ardmore Music Hall Ardmore Music Hall on February 18th supoorting their recent relese Free Hugs. Visit our Concert Calendar for all the details. Hambone Relay will also be playing Dawson Street Pub in Manayunk 2/16 at late night show.


Recent Release: Whatever It Takes
Release Date: February 2, 2018
Release Label: Daptone Records


Recent Release: Free Hugs
Release Date: Nov. 4, 2016
Release Label: Sick, Brah! Records

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 concert at the Merriam Theatre on May 18, 2018 AND attend a Soundcheck Party before the show. One grand prize winner will be selected!

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 Hardwork Movement performs a live midday concert on Friday



This week's Free At Noon is Hardwork Movement. If you can't make catch them at the Ardmore Music Hall March 30 at the Ardmore Music Hall. Visti the XPN Concert Calendar for details.


Recent Release: For The People
Release Date: September 15, 2017
Release Label: nicethingsMUSIC

February 2018 CD of the Month
Back towards the end of last March, we were the first station to play Superorganism’s “Something On Your M.I.N.D”, a quirky, eclectic, fun, imaginative song by a “mystery group.”
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 The Decemberists concert at the Mann on June 7, 2018 AND attend a Soundcheck Party before the show. Five grand prize winners will be selected!

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 Kississippi performs a live midday concert on Friday



This week's Free At Noon is Kississippi


Release Date: December 11, 2017
Release Label: SideOneDummy Records

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



This week's Free At Noon is Sunflower Bean. They will be performing at Everybody Hits on January 26th.


Recent Release: Human Ceremony
Release Date: February 5, 2016
Release Label: Fat Possum



Donate Now for Volume 43

Tracklist

  • Dan Wilson "All Will Be Well"
  • The Districts "Ordinary Day"
  • Iron & Wine "Call It Dreaming"
  • Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul "Soulfire"
  • The Lone Bellow "Time’s Always Leaving"
  • Lo Moon "This Is It"
  • Maggie Rogers "Alaska"
  • Phoebe Bridgers "Motion Sickness"
  • Portugal. The Man "Feel It Still"
  • Preservation Jazz Hall Band "Santiago"
  • Songhoy Blues "Bamako"
  • Suzanne Vega "Luka"
  • Sweet Spririt "The Power"
  • The War On Drugs "Holding On"
  • Waxahatchee "Silver"
  • Phoenix "Ti Amo"
  • Bob Weir "Blue Mountain"

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