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 David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

Folk Alley

Folk music radio streaming on the web; Americana, Roots Music, recordings, and stories from folk's best.

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Phoenix Contest

Phoenix Contest Make a donation to WXPN today and be entered to win a trip for two to Mexico City to see Phoenix celebrate their new album “Ti Amo” and a meet & greet with the band! Click here to donate! For the contest rules click here.

Musicians On Call 5K Run

Support WXPN Musicians On Call and enjoy the course through beautiful Penn Park at the University of Pennsylvania!
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XPN Free At Noon

  • Rotsam Rotsam
    Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Rotsam perform a live midday concert on Friday.

Gotta Hear Song of the Week

WXPN Gotta Hear Song Listen to Neil Young’s “Powderfinger” - our Gotta Hear Song of The Week.



Get to know Slingshot, a new artist-championing collaboration backing Big Thief, Jamila Woods and Lo Moon

Artist To Watch

Live At The World Cafe Vol. 42

WC CD 42
Donate to WXPN today at only $8 per month and receive the Live At The World Cafe Volume 42 CD featuring performances by David Crosby, Father John Misty, Sylvan Esso and more!

Listen to World Cafe

  • Amadou & Mariam On World Cafe Amadou & Mariam On World Cafe
    Amadou and Mariam are two blind musicians from Mali who met, fell in love with each other's musicianship and became global Afropop sensations. The duo performs music from its new album, La Confusion.

XPN Music Notes

XPN Music Notes Check out popular music news stories being discussed on, and off the air! Visit XPN Music Notes on The Key.

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Archived Streams

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Free At Noon Streams

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