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NonCOMM 2014

The 14th Annual Non-COMMvention at WXPN: May 14-16, 2014



Visit the Non-COMM archive for all the highlights of Non-COMM 2013!


XPN's "NON-COMMvention" is now in its' 14th year! We want YOU to be a part of this unique gathering for people who love music! It features music showcases Wednesday, Thursday & Friday nights May 14-16 with live bands on BOTH stages at World Cafe Live, plus guaranteed admittance to TWO "Free At Noon" events (Thursday and Friday), AND a seat at the national "Music Meeting" where YOU can help judge and champion new music in front of radio professionals and tastemakers!

This is an unbelievable opportunity if you are a TRUE music lover.

Hobnob with radio and music business professionals from across the country while enjoying new music showcases from emerging artists and legendary acts including:

NonComm Listener level badges are SOLD OUT!



Afghan Whigs::Afghan Whigs
Afghan Whigs
Nicole Atkins::Nicole Atkins
Nicole Atkins
Grizfolk::Grizfolk
Grizfolk
Elbow::Elbow
Elbow
Shovels and Rope::Shovels and Rope
Shovels and Rope
Lydia Loveless::Lydia Loveless
Lydia Loveless
The Felice Bros::The Felice Bros
The Felice Bros
The Hold Steady::The Hold Steady
The Hold Steady
Strand of Oaks::Strand of Oaks
Strand of Oaks
Those Darlins::Those Darlins
Those Darlins
Lee Bains III::Lee Bains III and the Glory Fires
Lee Bains III
Hurray for the Riff Raff::Hurray for the Riff Raff
Hurray for the Riff Raff
Ian McLagan::Ian McLagan
Ian McLagan
The Districts::The Districts
The Districts
No Sinner::No Sinner
No Sinner
Paul Burch::Paul Burch
Paul Burch
Belle Brigade::Belle Brigade
Belle Brigade
Hozier::Hozier
Hozier
Asgeir::Asgeir
Asgeir
Lykke Li::Lykke Li
Lykke Li
Parquet Courts::Parquet Courts
Parquet Courts
Cheetah Chrome::Cheetah Chrome
Cheetah Chrome
Benjamin Booker::Benjamin Booker
Benjamin Booker
Counting Crows::Counting Crows
Counting Crows


2014 Music Schedule
(subject to change)
Please note: These are all Ticketed Events

All events – unless otherwise noted – take place at the WXPN / World Cafe Live bldg.

WEDNESDAY MAY 14
MUSIC STARTS AT 7 PM

Downstairs Stage
Asgeir
Elbow
The Afghan Whigs
The Hold Steady

Upstairs Stage
Grizfolk
The Districts
No Sinner

THURSDAY MAY 15
12-1:15 PM – Free At Noon – JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD; THE BOTH (AIMEE MANN & TED LEO)
MUSIC STARTS AT 8 PM

Upstairs stage (“Rock’s Not Dead! Night” hosted by Ian MacLagan)
Those Darlins
Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires
Ian McLagan
Benjamin Booker

Downstairs stage
The Felice Brothers
Hozier
Counting Crows
Shovels & Rope


FRIDAY MAY 16
12-1:15 PM – Free At Noon (30th Street Station) – HAMILTON LEITHAUSER / CHET FAKER
1:30-3 PM – The Music Meeting (upstairs)
MUSIC STARTS AT 8 PM

Downstairs stage
Strand Of Oaks
Nicole Atkins
Lykke Li
Hurray For The Riff Raff

Upstairs stage
Paul Burch
Lydia Loveless
Parquet Courts
Cheetah Chrome


NonComm Listener level badges are SOLD OUT!



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