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Free At Noon

Hear a Free At Noon Concert at 12noon ET from WXPN. Broadcast from the stage of World Cafe Live in Philadelphia

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

The Brooklyn-based synth-pop trio burst onto the scene with 2013’s self-titled EP and are now on the verge of releasing their debut full-length album, Don’t You. Since forming, Wet has toured with indie-pop acts like London Grammer and CHVRCHES, and recently released a handful of singles from their new album including the melodic and soulful, “Weak.”

The band plays Union Transfer on Friday, October 16th with Tobias Jesso Jr., but you can catch them early at Free at Noon. RSVP to reserve your spot, or tune-in at 88.5FM and worldwide at

Recent Release: Outskirts Of Love
Release Date: Sep 11, 2015

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"Ten Years of Live Lunches at World Cafe Live" CD!
Important Parking Notice for Free At Noon performances at World Cafe Live Philadelphia.
Parking in the University City area is extremely limited due to the construction at University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University. We highly recommend public transportation. . WXPN and World Café Live do NOT offer parking for this event. Do *not* park in the lot behind World Cafe Live or your vehicle may be towed. Visit World Café Live’s website for information about convenient local parking.

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