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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

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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.

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

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


This week's Free At Noon features Okkervil River supporting their new release Away. If you can't make it to the Free At Noon you can catch them at Union Transfer on 10/18.

Upcoming Release: Away
Release Date: September 9, 2016
Release Label: ATO Records



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


In support of he latest release So Ferociious, Carsie Blanton performs XPN's Free At Noon. Gene Shay called Blanton "one of the best singer/songwriters in the business"
She'll be in town on Friday August 26th at Steel City Coffe House. She will also be performing an XPN Welcomes event at Boots & Saddle on August 27th.

Upcoming Release: So Ferociious
Release Date: June 24, 2014
Release Label: So Ferocious



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


Don't miss this Free At Noon with Butch Walker. He will be supporting his latest release Stay Gold out 8/26! If you can't make it to the Free At Noon you can catch him at TLA.

Upcoming Release: Stay Gold
Release Date: August 26, 2016
Release Label: (C) 2016 Dangerbird Records, LLC.



One grand prize winner will receive 1 pair (2) tickets in a catered suite with food and beverages for the Bruce Springsteen show at Citizens Bank Park on Friday, September 9, 2016. Fill out the online form to be entered to win! Sustaining Members are automatically entered into every XPN contest, including this one! No pledge or purchase necessary to enter.
Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as The Stray Birds perform a live midday concert on Friday.


In support of their latest release Magic Fire, The Stray Birds make a stop at XPN's Free At Noon before they continue on to the 55th Philadelphia FolkFest. Tix for the Philadelphia Folkfest can be purchased here.

Upcoming Release: Magic Fire
Release Date: August 19, 2016
Release Label: Yep Roc Records



When you Pledge or fill out the contest form, your name will be automatically entered into a drawing to win a Bonnie Raitt Contest. The prize consists of the following: One grand prize winner will receive one pair (2) of tickets to see Bonnie Raitt and Richard Thompson Trio at the Mann Center on Friday, August 26, 2016, a Meet and Greet with Bonnie Raitt, AND a copy of Bonnie Raitt’s latest CD courtesy of AEG Live.
Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Kyle Craft performs a live midday concert on Friday.


Don't miss this Free At Noon with Kyle Craft. He will be supporting their latest release Dolls of Highland! If you can't make it to the Free At Noon you can catch him at Boot & Saddle. Additionally, he will be opening for the Drive-By Truckers at the Union Transfer on November 9th.

Upcoming Release: Dolls of Highland
Release Date: April 29, 2016
Release Label: Sub Pop Records



August’s Artist To Watch is The Marcus King Band
Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Margaret Glaspy performs a live midday concert on Friday.


In support of her latest release Emotions And Math, Margaret Glaspy makes a stop at XPN's Free At Noon.

Upcoming Release: Emotions And Math
Release Date: June 17, 2016
Release Label: ATO Records



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