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WXPN Radio

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

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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 he 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 Nick Hakim perform a live midday concert on Friday.


Don't miss this week's Free At Noon with Nick Hakim! If you can't make it he'll be playing Milk Boy February 23rd.

Recent Release: Green Twins
Release Date: May 19, 2017
Release Label: ATO Records



The Free At Noon with First Aid Kit at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia is SOLD OUT but you can WATCH LIVE on VUHAUS.

Sorry, BUT THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

This week's Free At Noon is First Aid Kit. If you can't make it to this week's Free At Noon, First Aid Kit will be performing at Union Transfer, on February 10th, 2018. For tickets go here

Recent Release: It's A Shame
Release Date: September 29, 2017
Release Label: Columbia



Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Tommy Castro & The Painkillers perform a live midday concert on Friday.


This week's Free At Noon is Tommy Castro & The Painkillers! If you can't make it then don't miss them at the Sellersville Theater on Oct 12th. Visit our concert calendar for the details.

Recent Release: Stompin' Ground
Release Date: September 29, 2017
Release Label: ALLIGATOR RECORDS



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


This week's Free At Noon is Lo Moon. If you can't make it to this week's Free At Noon, Lo Moon will be performing at the Boots & Saddle, on November 7th, 2017. Visit the XPN concert calendar for details

Recent Release: Loveless
Release Date: April 28, 2017
Release Label: Columbia



October’s Artist To Watch is Greta Van Fleet.
October 2017 CD of the Month
Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Rostam perform a live midday concert on Friday.


This week's Free At Noon is Rostam! Don't miss Rostam as he celebrates his debut solo album Half-Light.

Recent Release: Half-Light
Release Date: September 15, 2017
Release Label: Nonesuch





When you make a donation to WXPN or fill out the online contest form, your name will be entered into a drawing to win a trip for two to Mexico City to see Phoenix celebrate their new album “Ti Amo” at the Corona Capital Music in November, including airfare, hotel, tickets, and a meet & greet with Phoenix courtesy of Glassnote Records!
The Free At Noon with Josh Ritter at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia is SOLD OUT but you can WATCH LIVE on VUHAUS! .

Sorry, the Free At Noon featuring Josh Ritter is SOLD OUT

This week's Free At Noon aritst is an XPN favorite, Josh Ritter. He will be performing in support of his latest release Gathering. Also, catch Josh Ritter at the Union Transfer on November 5th. Visit the XPN concert calendar for details

Recent Release: Gathering
Release Date: September 22, 2017
Release Label: Pytheas Recordings



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


This week's Free At Noon is SIMO! Don't miss SIMO as they bring their brand of psychedelic soul to XPN's Free At Noon at the World Cafe Live. These Nashville rockers will be in town in support of their new release Rise & Shine available September 15th.

Recent Release: Rise & Shine
Release Date: September 15, 2017
Release Label: Provogue



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