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


This week's Free At Noon features Eric Krasno supporting his newest release Blood From A Stone. Eric Krasno will also be performing at the Ardmore Music Hall on 11/4. Tickets are available here

Upcoming/Recent Release: Blood From A Stone
Release Date:July 08, 2016
Release Label: Feel Records



November’s Artist To Watch is Brent Cobb
Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Lydia Loveless performs a live midday concert on Friday.


This week's Free At Noon performance is Lydia Lovelees in support of her latest release Real. If can't catch this Free at Noon, you can still see her at Milkboy on 11/11 for a XPN Welcomes Event. Tickets for that show are available here.

Upcoming Release: Real
Release Date: August 19, 2016
Release Label: Bloodshot Records



NOTICE: Adia Victoria is unable to perform at this week's Free At Noon Concert, instead Darlingside will join us - RSVP now.


UPDATE: (10/20): Adia Victoria is unable to make it to this week's Free At Noon Concert. Instead we now have Darlingside supporting their latest EP release, Whippoorwill. If you can't make it to the Free At Noon you can catch their performance at Ardmore Music Hall on 10/21.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL RSVP'S ALREADY SENT IN FOR ADIA VICTORIA HAVE AUTOMATICALLY BEEN RSVP'D FOR DARLINGSIDE

Recent Release: Whippoorwill
Release Date: October 7, 2016
Release Label: More Doug Records



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


Don't miss this week's Free At Noon performance as Eric Johnson is in town in support of his latest release EJ. If you can't make this performance then don't miss him at the Sellersville theater. Tickets for that show are available here.

Upcoming Release: EJ
Release Date: October 7, 2016
Release Label: Provogue



October 2016 CD of the Month
Join us for a Free At Noon doubleheader at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Hiss Golden Messenger and Whitney perform a live midday concert on Friday.


Don't miss Hiss Golden Messenger Free At Noon performance supporting his new release Hear Like Levee. He will also be performing the Union Transfer on 11/13. Additionally, you gotta see Whitney in support of their debut release Light Upon The Lake. They will also be performing at the First Unitarian Church on 10/7.

Upcoming Release: Heart Like A Levee
Release Date: October 7, 2016
Release Label: Merge Records

Upcoming Release: Light Upon The Lake
Release Date: June 3, 2016
Release Label: Secretly Canadian



October’s Artist To Watch is The Joseph
Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Marcus King Band performs a live midday concert on Friday.


Don't miss the Marcus King Band's Free At Noon performance. They will be here in support of their upcoming release 'Marcus King Band'.

Check out the Marcus King Band at the XPoNential Music Festival 2016!

Upcoming Release: Marcus King Band
Release Date: October 7, 2016
Release Label: Fantasy



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


This week's Free At Noon features Hamiltion Leithauser & Rostam supporting their new release I Had A Dream That You Were Mine.

Upcoming/Recent Release: Away
Release Date: September 23, 2016
Release Label: I Had A Dream That You Were Mine



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