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Free At Noon

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

Soulful Syracuse singer-songwriter Martin Sexton will join us on Friday for this week's Free at Noon concert. After breaking out on the Boston scene in the early 90s, Sexton - a former busker - went on to release nine records that blurred the boundaries between folk, R&B and rock and roll. His most recent release is called Mixtape Of The Open Road, and he performs at World Cafe Live in Wilmington on Friday, May 29th. Join him earlier in the day for a preview of the show at our Free at Noon concert. Check it out in person or tune in at 88.5 FM or

Recent Release: Mixtape of the Open Road
Release Date: January 1, 2015
Label: Kitchen Table

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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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