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: “At The Door” by The Strokes

XPN Free At Noon

  • Brothers of a Feather The Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia with Brothers of a Feather on Friday, February 21.

The Key Studio Sessions

The Key Studio Sessions
Check out the latest The Key Studio Session featuring Fawziyya Heart.

Listen to World Cafe

  • Nada Surf Revisits Its Roots On 'Never Not Together' If you initially dismissed the band as a novelty, then you've missed out on more than 25 years of consistently smart alt-rock greatness.
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