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NON COMM Friday - Calexico and Brian Wilson

Tune in to the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Calexico and Brian Wilson Day perform a live midday concert on Thursday.


The Free at Noon set for Friday, May 15 will feature Calexico and Brian Wilson.

Calexico, spearheaded by Joey Burns and John Convertino, is a powerhouse live with a variety of instruments allowing for an intricate country/folk sound. They just released their latest album, Edge of the Sun, in April.

Last but not least, this week's Free at Noon will feature pop musical mastermind Brian Wilson. April's No Pier Pressure marks his eleventh solo album release. You can join us for by RSVPing or tune in live at 88.5 FM.

See Calexico at the Union Transfer
See Brian Wilson at the Mann Music Center
Recent Release: Edge of The Sun
Release Date: April 14, 2015
Label: Anti/Epitaph

Recent Release: No Pier Pressure
Release Date: April 7, 2015
Label: Capitol

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Important Parking Notice for Free At Noon performances at World Cafe Live Philadelphia.
Parking in the University City area is extremely limited due to the construction at University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. We highly recommend public transportation. . WXPN and World Café Live do NOT offer parking for this event. Do *not* park in the lot behind World Cafe Live or your vehicle may be towed. Visit World Café Live’s website for information about convenient local parking.

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