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.

WXPN Kanaval

AVAILABLE NOW: Enjoy a special two hour audio documentary, hosted by Haitian-American and New Orleans based artist and musician, Leyla McCalla. Learn More.


NON-COMM 2021 brings you performances by Tune-Yards, Valerie June, Bartees Strange, The Wallflowers and more.


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.

Virtual Free At Noon

Free At Noon Watch The Lone Bellow and Amythyst Kiah's Virtual Free at Noon Concert performances LIVE from NON-COMM 2021!

Listen to World Cafe

  • Meet Tamar Aphek, The Israeli Guitarist Who Plays 'Jazz & Roll' The Tel Aviv musician talks about how her distinct sound revealed itself during improvisation.

Artist To Watch

NPR Music Live Sessions

Archived Streams

Concert Streams

Free At Noon Streams

World Cafe Streams


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