2012

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

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PR 2012

WXPN Features Kopecky Family Band as the XPN Artist To Watch for December

PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names the Kopecky Family Band as its December Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and host Dan Reed presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, December 3, in the 4 p.m. hour.

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Holiday Music Programming Includes Eclectic New Holiday Music Stream Jingle Jams

24-hour holiday music stream launches Weds. Nov. 21 and features a mix of genres, artists and eras

PHILADELPHIA, PA - The holidays will become much jingle-ier and jangle-ier when WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and the noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, launches its multi-format holiday music programming on Wednesday, November 21.

WXPN's Exciting New Addition This Season is its JINGLE JAMS Stream, which Launches on Wednesday, November 21.

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WXPN Features David Wax Museum as the XPN Artist To Watch for November

PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names David Wax Museum as its November Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, November 1, in the 4pm hour.

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Save The Dates - WXPN Announces Key Events for 2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple-A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced dates for its signature events in 2013. More details will be announced.

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WXPN Presents Free Film Screening and Blues Concert as part of its Mississippi Blues Project

Film screening followed by Q & A session with filmmakers on October 19
Two Mississippi blues musicians to perform on October 22

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – As part of its year-long Mississippi Blues Project initiative to showcase the Mississippi blues as a vibrant folk art form, WXPN will present a free film screening on October 19 and a free concert on October 22. Both events will take place in Philadelphia.

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WXPN Features Lord Huron as the XPN Artist To Watch for October

PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Lord Huron as its October Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, October 1, in the 4pm hour.

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Sense of Place Series on the World Cafe Takes Listeners on a Musical Journey to Havana

Exclusive content obtained by XPN in Cuba provides in-depth look into Havana music scene

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Need one last getaway before fall? WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, can take you away to Havana, Cuba during the next installment of its “Sense of Place” series which will air every Thursday for four weeks starting Thursday, September 13. Sense of Place: Havana will air on the station's flagship World Cafe® program. It will also live online here.

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September Artist To Watch - WXPN Features Delta Rae

PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Delta Rae as its September Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, September 4, in the 4 p.m. hour.

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Kids Corner Music Festival Returns to World Cafe Live At The Queen in Wilmington, Delaware on September 22

The most fun kids' event of the year features live music, food & family fun!
PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and home of the Peabody Award-winning Kids Corner radio show, will present another Kids Corner Music Festival on Saturday, September 22 at World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington, Delaware. Doors open at 10:30 am, and live music performances will begin at 11am.

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WXPN General Manager Roger LaMay Elected to NPR Board

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Roger LaMay, general manager of WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected as a Member Director of the NPR Board.

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Year-Long Mississippi Blues Project Launches August 19 at Philadelphia Folk Festival

First Featured Performers: Cedric Burnside Project & Big George Brock
PHILADELPHIA, PA - A year-long project spearheaded by WXPN that is devoted to bringing blues music to Philadelphia-area audiences will kick off with a live performance by Cedric Burnside Project and Big George Brock this Sunday, August 19 at 2 pm on the Lobby Stage of the 51st annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, in Schwenksville, PA.

The Mississippi Blues Project is a concert series and online interactive initiative has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. created to showcase the Mississippi blues as a vibrant folk art form.

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WXPN Features Lianne La Havas as the XPN Artist To Watch for August

PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Lianne La Havas as its August Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, August 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.

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