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WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A radio and the premier guide for discovering new and significant artists in rock, blues, roots and folk, is the non-commercial, member-supported radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN produces World Cafe®, public radio’s most popular program of popular music hosted by David Dye and syndicated by NPR, and the Peabody Award winning Kids Corner hosted by Kathy O’Connell. WXPN also produces the XPN2 Singer-Songwriter Radio stream as its secondary radio channel in HD that is also available online. WXPN serves the greater Philadelphia area at 88.5 FM, the Lehigh Valley at 104.9, Worton/Baltimore at 90.5 FM, Lancaster/York at 88.7 FM, Harrisburg at 99.7 FM and the world via online streaming at XPN.org.
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Created on Wednesday, 01 May 2013 17:00
, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Laura Mvula as its May Artist To Watch
. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed
presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, May 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.
Created on Tuesday, 23 April 2013 13:50
First Ever "Make Music Philly" Event Friday, June 21
Will Celebrate Music All Day, All Over Philadelphia
Philadelphia joins 500 cities worldwide in celebrating music on the longest day of the year
New website connects artists with venues to create a day of free music events
PHILADELPHIA - On Friday, June 21, Philadelphia will join more than 500 other cities worldwide that celebrate music on the first day of summer, the longest day of the year. The inaugural Make Music Philly event will be Philly’s first city-wide, free, “do it yourself” festival, featuring organized concerts and informal performances by professionals and amateurs of all genres and ages.
Created on Monday, 22 April 2013 10:53
AmericanaramA Festival of Music Show on July 28 Featuring
Bob Dylan and his band, Wilco, My Morning Jacket
and Ryan Bingham will be part of 2013 XPoNential Music Festival
Tickets go on sale April 27 for their July 28 show at Susquehanna Bank Center
PHILADELPHIA – The 2013 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru is partnering with Live Nation to present the AmericanaramA Festival of Music to present performances by BOB DYLAN AND HIS BAND, WILCO, MY MORNING JACKET and RYAN BINGHAM in concert on Sunday, July 28 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ. Tickets for this show will go on sale on Saturday, April 27 at 10 a.m.
Created on Tuesday, 16 April 2013 15:30
Tickets go on sale May 1 for three-day festival on the Camden, NJ waterfront
Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28
PHILADELPHIA – DR. JOHN, DAWES, JOHN BUTLER TRIO and many more will join previously-announced artists THE LUMINEERS and DR. DOG for the three-day 2013 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru taking place Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28 at Camden County, New Jersey’s Wiggins Park and Susquehanna Bank Center. The acclaimed annual music festival is organized and produced by WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania.
Exclusive content provides in-depth look into today’s vibrant Music City
Created on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 10:00
– There’s much more to the Nashville music scene than just country music, as will be revealed during Sense of Place: Nashville
, the sixth edition of WXPN-FM’s quarterly
Sense of Place
series. Sense of Place: Nashville
will examine the legendary music city’s renewed energy in a week-long broadcast series on the station’s flagship World Cafe® program from Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12 and in a rich, interactive online experience with maps, videos and more, located at xpn.org/place
Created on Monday, 01 April 2013 18:00
- WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Little Green Cars as its April Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, April 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.
Dubliners Little Green Cars are a tour de force in alternative rock with powerful country harmonies ranging in sound from fuzzy rock `n roll to Guthrie-influenced electric finger picking. "The John Wayne" is a definitive hit off their debut album, Absolute Zero
. Its fuzz and electric harmony is backed by slow, steady drum and bass only made more intense by the emotional lyrics belted out by lead singers Stevie Appleby and Faye O'Rourke.
Tickets go on sale March 25 for Philly’s first festival solely dedicated to films about music.
Created on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:53
Events April 11-14 include 17 film screenings, special music performances and more
The schedule for the 2nd Annual XPN Music Film Festival produced by the Philadelphia Film Society
was announced today by WXPN
, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Philadelphia Film Society
. Taking place from Thursday, April 11 through Sunday, April 14
, the Festival is the first in Philadelphia to be solely dedicated to films about music, featuring rockumentaries, biopics about musicians and movies that are defined by their music soundtracks, spanning a variety of music genres. Tickets will go on sale starting Monday, March 25.
Created on Friday, 01 March 2013 09:43
WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Pickwick as its March Artist To Watch.
WXPN and World Cafe host, David Dye, presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, March 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.
Seattle band Pickwick offers a fresh sound while playing back to traditional rock and soul roots - a sound that is quickly turning this six-piece into a rising star in their local music scene with national success soon to follow. The group's debut full-length album, Can't Talk Medicine
, comes out this month and is packed with great new tracks, including one featuring XPN favorite Sharon Van Etten.
Acclaimed three-day festival returns to the Camden, NJ waterfront - Friday, July 26 - Sunday, July 28. Reserved tickets go on sale this Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. for THE LUMINEERS and DR. DOG at Susquehanna Bank Center on Saturday, July 27
Created on Monday, 04 February 2013 12:02
Created on Friday, 01 February 2013 14:09
- WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names The Lone Bellow as its February Artist To Watch. WXPN and World Cafe host, David Dye, presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, February 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.