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 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

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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.

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XPN 50/50
It's the #XPN5050. 50 Years Of Music In 50 Weeks! Every Saturday afternoon, we’ll take a walk into the musical time machine, digging into one year’s record releases. Tune in on August 24 for 1975. Check out Spotify playlists from past weeks.

Country Music by Ken Burns

Join WHYY and WXPN for a preview screening of Ken Burns’ new film Country Music. Grab your tickets today.

XPN Free At Noon

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    Join us for Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia as Hollis Brown performs live midday concert on Friday, August 30.

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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.

Musicians On Call 5K Run

Reserve your spot now for the 6th Annual 5K Run or Funky Miler Walk benefitting WXPN’s Musicians On Call program.

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