2010

WXPN Radio

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

XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Radio

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.
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PR 2010

WXPN Features Mumford & Sons as the XPN Artist To Watch for June

PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Mumford & Sons as its June Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed will present the first of the month's on-air segments on Tuesday, June 1 in the 4 p.m. hour.

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WXPN Features Free Energy as the XPN Artist To Watch for May

PHILADELPHIA, PA WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names

Free Energy as its May Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed will present the first of the month's on-air segments on Monday, May 3 in the 4 p.m. hour.

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WXPN Features Dawes as the XPN Artist To Watch for April

PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Dawes as its April Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed will present the first of the month's on-air segments on Monday, April 1st in the 4 p.m. hour.

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WXPN Features Robert Francis as the XPN Artist To Watch for March

PHILADELPHIA, PA WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Robert Francis as its March Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed will present the first of the month's on-air segments on Monday, March 1 in the 4 p.m. hour.

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WXPN Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Its “Free At Noon” Concerts Anniversary concert features performance by singer-songwriter Citizen Cope

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, will host a special XPN Free At Noon 5th Anniversary Concert on Friday, February 19 at World Cafe Live.

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WXPN Launches Start Making Cents Web Series Radio station produces new web series about current state of music business

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. WXPN (http://www.xpn.org), the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, will debut Start Making Cents, a web-based series about the current state of the music business, on February 1.

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WXPN and Weathervane Music Organization Announce Collaborative Project to Showcase Independent MusiciansTwo-year partnership will help artists develop craft and connect with new audiences

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, and Weathervane Music Organization, a community-supported non-profit production company, today announced the launch of Shaking Through.

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Revisit Band of Horses’ acoustic show at The Merriam; get amped for their plugged-in show at...

Back in February, XPoNential Music Festival headliners Band of Horses went unplugged on the stage of the Merriam Theater, which was...Read More

Daniel Rossen mixes new and old in rare solo show at Underground Arts

Singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Daniel Rossen played a solo, seated show at Underground Arts on Monday. Best known for his...Read More

Goodnight Lights throw a house party for four in their “Convinced” video

It’s like the crash after a long night of throwing back Lagers and oily pepperoni pizza and wondering where the rest of your...Read More

A resurrected Veruca Salt will rock the TLA with its original lineup on July 22nd

All four original members of Nineties alternative rock band Veruca Salt have reunited, are releasing two new songs this Saturday on...Read More

Natalie Merchant headlining the TLA with a new album in tow on June 11th

Singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant, who recently recorded a World Cafe session during WXPN’s Big Day Out event, is playing the...Read More