WXPN Radio

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

XPN2 - 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 the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.


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.

Artist To Watch

Gotta Hear Song of the Week

WXPN Gotta Hear Song WXPN's Gotta Hear Songs of The Week: “In The Afternoon” by MGMT

XPN Free At Noon

  • Frances Quinlan Join us for a Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia as Frances Quinlan performs a live midday concert on Friday, January 31.

Decades Dance Party

Funky Friday RSVP

We're taking inspiration from your favorite decade-focused radio shows to bring everyone together for a night of music, dancing, and fun on Jan 31! This party is SOLD OUT.

Listen to World Cafe

  • Honed On The Road, Samantha Fish's Music Is Bold And Expressive Nothing about the music Samantha Fish makes suggests that she's ever been shy. Hear a live performance in this session.
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Archived Streams

Concert Streams

Free At Noon Streams

World Cafe Streams