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.

Folk Alley

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

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XPN Free At Noon

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

Gotta Hear Song of the Week

WXPN Gotta Hear Song Hear “Thanks 4 Nothing” by Nilüfer Yanya - your WXPN Gotta Hear Song of The Week.

Gospel Roots Of Rock And Soul

Introducting the GOSPEL ROOTS OF ROCK AND SOUL a new project exploring the connections that reinstite gospel's central place within the history of American popular music.

Artist To Watch

  • Superorganism - February 2018 Superorganism - February 2018
    Back towards the end of last March, we were the first station to play Superorganism’s “Something On Your M.I.N.D”, a quirky, eclectic, fun, imaginative song by a “mystery group.”

#XPNFest Presented by Subaru

#XPNFest Presented by SubaruDavid Byrne, Sylvan Esso, The War On Drugs and Sturgill Simpson are your XPNFest 2018 headliners!
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The next meeting of the WXPN Policy Board will take place on Tuesday, February 27, 2017. The meeting begins at Noon at WXPN, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
For more information call Tess Coffey, 215-898-0628 during business hours.