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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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Join Talia Schlanger as she navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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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 Jeffrey Gaines performs a live midday concert on Friday



This week's Free At Noon is Jeffrey Gaines. He will be supporting his latest release Alright. Jeffrey Gaines will be playing Kennett Flash June 29th and the Hopewell Theater September 15th. Visit XPN's Concert Calendar for more details.


Recent Release: Alright
Release Date: January 26, 2018
Release Label: Omnivore Recordings

XPN WELCOMES
Ry Cooder & Emmylou Harris


The Mann
Tuesday, July, 2018

Fill out the form to enter to win a pair
(2) tickets!


Only one entry per person. Entry Deadline: 6/21/18 at 11:59pm.

Contest Rules

How to Enter the Contest

a. All entries must be received by WXPN no later than the specified deadline on the specific contest’s web page. The dates, times, entry methods, winner selection and prizes will vary with each giveaway, as determined by WXPN. All times are in Eastern Standard Time.

b. To participate in the contest, fill out the ONLINE FORM by the specified deadline on the specific contest’s web page.

c. WXPN is not responsible for a submission that is lost, undelivered or misdirected, or for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.

d. From all entries, one prize winner will be chosen at random each week. The winner will be notified by email or phone. Prize must be claimed within 24 hours of notification.

Eligibility Restrictions

The contest is open to adults (18 years or older). Employees of WXPN, its contest sponsors, volunteer staff members managing the contest, and the members of their households are ineligible to participate in the contest or win. Though participants may make more than one gift to WXPN, we will only consider one entry per person.

The Prize Description

a. The prize includes a pair (2) of tickets to a contest as designated on the specific contest’s web page.

b. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prize permitted, except by Sponsor. Prizes may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner of the giveaway.

c. The winner is responsible for all fees and expenses associated with the acceptance, use and/or misuse of the prize not expressly included in the prize description.

d. The station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any prize-related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or canceled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

  e. The prize may be picked up at the office of WXPN, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA during business hours (Monday – Friday, 9 am to 5 pm – excluding holidays). The prize may also be shipped by WXPN upon the winner's provision of certification of eligibility and an executed prize receipt and publicity release. Prizes not claimed within the stated period will be forfeited.

Selection of Winner

a. Decisions of station management with respect to the contest are final.

b. The prize winner will be selected at random from all entries received by the specified deadline, and the first random entry selected from the eligible contestants will contacted as the winner.

c. Entrants need not be present to win. By participating in the contest, entrants agree that the WXPN may contact the winner by email or by phone. If the winner does not claim the prize within the specified time period after receiving the notification, that contestant will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected and notified from the remaining entries.

Conditions

a. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

b. By participating in the contest, the winner gives license and full permission to have his or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and to sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize. The winner must also sign a prize receipt and certify compliance with all eligibility requirements prior to release of the prize.

c. WXPN, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person for tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the WXPN Web Site or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on a contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant's disqualification and forfeiture of any prize won.

d. Additional travel costs and other expenses associated with the fulfillment of the prize are the responsibility of the winner and not the responsibility of WXPN or the Contest Sponsor.

Right to Make Changes

WXPN reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest. There is no substitution, transfer, assignment, or cash equivalent for prizes.

No Purchase Required

No purchase or donation is necessary.

Responsibilities

WXPN is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize, or cancellation of the performance.

Copies of the Contest Rules

Copies of the written contest rules will be available at xpn.org. You may also receive the rules by mail by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to WXPN Contest Rules – TICKET GIVEAWAY OF THE WEEK, Debby Seitz, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104.
When you make a donation to WXPN or fill out the online contest form, your name will be entered into a drawing for you and three guests to attend the Ry Cooder & Emmylou Harris concert at the Mann on July 3, 2018. The contest prize also includes a picnic for 4, parking for 2 vehicles and a special merch item from Ry Cooder and Emmylou Harris.

Sustaining members are automatically entered in the drawing each day. Each valid entry will be eligible for a random drawing to win the prize.

The Free At Noon with Neko Case at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia is SOLD OUT.



This week's Free At Noon is Neko Case. She will be supporting her latest release Hell-On. Neko Case will be playing Festival Pier June 22nd and the Whitaker Center September 19th. Visit XPN's Concert Calendar for more details. Special note: Lunch will not be served after the event

THIS FREE AT NOON IS SOLD OUT

Recent Release: Hell-On
Release Date: June 1, 2018
Release Label: Anti/Epitaph

Today's Free At Noon with Kacey Musgraves at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia will start at 12:30 is SOLD OUT.



Today's Free At Noon will start at 12:30.

This week's Free At Noon is Kacey Musgraves. She will be supporting her latest release, Golden Hour. Kacey Musgraves will be playing Wells Fargo Center June 15th. Visit XPN's Concert Calendar for more details..

Sorry the Free at Noon is SOLD OUT.


Recent Release: Golden Hour
Release Date: March 30, 2018
Release Label: MCA Nashville

XPN WELCOMES
Dr. Dog
With special guest
Alex G


Festival Pier
Saturday, June 23, 2018

Fill out the form to enter to win a pair
(2) tickets!


Winner will be selected and notified on Friday, June 15.
Only one entry per person. Entry Deadline: 6/11/18 at 11:59pm.

Contest Rules

June 2018 CD of the Month

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



This week's Free At Noon is Natalie Prass. She will be supporting her latest release The Future And The Past. Natalie Prass will be playing Johnny Brenda's June 2nd. Visit XPN's Concert Calendar for more details..


Recent Release: The Future And The Past
Release Date: June 1, 2018
Release Label: ATO Records

XPN WELCOMES
The Decemberists
With special guest
M Ward


The Mann Center
Thursday, June 7

Fill out the form below to enter to win a pair
(2) tickets!


Winner will be selected and notified on Tuesday, June 5.
Only one entry per person. Entry Deadline: 6/4/18 at 11:59pm.

Contest Rules

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