WXPN Radio

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

XPN2 - Jingle Jams

XPN's own Kris Kringle, (Robert Drake) is presenting a unique mix of seasonal songs celebrating both the holiday and winter seasons.

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

XPoNential Radio


2020 Countdown Tailgate Party

WXPN 2020 Countdown Tailgate

WXPN's 2020 Countdown is almost here, and what do we do right before the big game!? We tailgate! RSVP today to attend the virtual Zoom party on December 9!

Artist To Watch

  • Fontaines D.C. - November 2020 November’s Artist To Watch is the Dublin based rock and roll band, Fontaines D.C.

2020 Countdown

The All Time Greatest Songs Countdown is back! Only this time we’ll be playing back the 2,020 greatest songs, chosen by the WXPN Community. Tune in starting Thurs December 10.

Listen to World Cafe

  • Back On Tour, Already: A Live Performance From The Beths Way back in the spring, New Zealand's response to the coronavirus was so swift and effective that The Beths were able to book a whole tour.


Press Play Friday is new release day and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE. Just PRESS PLAY.

Gotta Hear Song of the Week

WXPN Gotta Hear Song WXPN's Gotta Hear Song of The Week: “chinatown” by Bleachers featuring Bruce Springsteen

NPR Music Live Sessions

Archived Streams

Concert Streams

Free At Noon Streams

World Cafe Streams


WXPN Policy Board Meeting – Open Session - Thursday, December 3, 2020. For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..