Free At Noon

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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Thursday 5/18 Non Comm Free At Noon featuring The Pixies and Nancy and Beth is SOLD OUT!

Nancy and Beth
Upcoming Release: Nancy and Beth
Release Date: April 7, 2017
Release Label: Hepursef

The Pixies
Upcoming Release: Head Carrier
Release Date: September 30, 2016
Release Label: PIAS America

Friday 5/19 Non Comm Free At Noon featuring Paul Shaffer & The World's Most Dangerous Band and is SOLD OUT!

Paul Shaffer & The World's Most Dangerous Band
Upcoming Release: Paul Shaffer & The World's Most Dangerous Band
Release Date: March 17, 2017
Release Label: Rhino
Upcoming Release: You & I
Release Date: June 9, 2017
Release Label: Missing Piece Records

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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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