World Cafe

WXPN Radio

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

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XPN2 - Jingle Jams

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists. Jingle Jams. An eclectic assortment of holiday tunes, from the new and quirky to the classic.

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World Cafe Archives

Join Talia Schlanger as she 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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Blending melodic, powerful guitar-driven indie rock with hook-filled pop and Coldplay-style balladry, Irish /Scotch band Snow Patrol have become an international sensation with heavy touring, chart-topping releases, and beautiful singles.

The informal formation of The Little Willies speaks of its members' chemistry and love for country music classics (After all, its moniker is a tribute to country music legend Willie Nelson).

Eric Bachmann can't stay away from music. This talented singer-songwriter first caught the eye of indie rock-pop aficionados in the '90s with his Chapel Hill outfit, Archers of Loaf. He debuted a new project in 2000 called Crooked Fingers

Ani DiFranco called on a diverse lineup of guests, including Pete Seeger and Anais Mitchell, for her first album in three years, Which Side Are You On?

The Alabama Shakes are in the midst of a rise to fame, bringing the soul back to rock'n'roll.

For over twenty years, Tori Amos has been one of the most inventive and distinctive singer-songwriters in contemporary music.

30 years after his classic “Wicked Game,” Chris Isaak continues to produce old-school, danceable music. 

Hailing from Canada, indie rock songstress Kathryn Calder has been making a name for herself with her contributions to power pop outfit The New Pornographers as well as her astonishingly masterful solo releases.

Portland's singer-writer, Laura Veirs started her current trajectory after college, and hasn't slowed down.

The Barr Brothers self-titled debut combines the delicate techniques of harp and duet with rock 'n' roll song writing sensibility to create a powerfully moving folk album.