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


This Friday, come discover the music of Shearwater - our guest for Free At Noon!

We'll get a taste of the Austin based band's new album, Jet Plane and Oxbow. With 8 studio albums under their belt, critics have called this latest collection the band's best yet. We'll hear for ourselves when Shearwater play Free At Noon.



Recent Release: Jet Plane And Oxbow
Release Date: January 22, 2016
Label: Sub Pop Records



March 2016 CD of the Month
The Artist To Watch for March is The Record Company
The Free At Noon with Ray LaMontagne at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia is SOLD OUT but you can WATCH LIVE on VUHAUS!


This Friday, March 4th, Ray Lamontagne drops his new album, Ourorboros (produced by Jim James of My Morning Jacket) and joins us for a Free At Noon Concert to celebrate! Ray will be back in Philly on his upcoming tour on June 18th when he takes the stage at Festival Pier at Penns Landing.

THIS FREE AT NOON CONCERT IS SOLD OUT



WATCH THE LIVE VIDEO WEBCAST ON VUHAUS HERE



Recent Release: Ouroboros
Release Date: March 4, 2016
Label: RCA



Join us for the Free At Noon at Tellus 360 in Lancaster, PA, as Marah performs a live midday concert on Friday.

The Free At Noon is at Tellus 360 in Lancaster, PA





Release: Kids in Philly
Release Date: March 21, 2000
Label: Artemis Records





WXPN’s Non-Comm is Wednesday May 18 to Friday May 20, 2016!

Tickets are sold out. Sign up here to be contacted if tickets become available the week of the show.

It's time for the 2016 NON-COMMvention! The must-attend event produced by WXPN-FM returns to Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live… May 18-20, 2016! It’ll be here before you know it!

Founder, producer, and WXPN Music Director Dan Reed has been busy all winter scheduling another three days of discussion, discovery, and, of course, terrific music!

While the daytime discussions are for music-industry only - we are excited to have you join us for hours and hours of live musical performances throughout the three days (and nights) of NonComm 2016!

Over the years we've had some memorable musical moments at NonComm, with hundreds of live performances from ground-breaking new acts to established icons, all performing in intimate surroundings for a roomful of musicheads! You don’t want to miss this event. Save the date, tickets will be on-sale soon.

This year’s musical line-up includes:

Bonnie Raitt
The Jayhawks
Amos Lee
Darlingside
Hayes Carll
Sunflower Bean
Yeasayer
Kurt Vile
The Zombies
Kevin Morby
OJR
Aubrie Sellers
The Head and the Heart
Band of Horses
The Record Company
Joseph
Maybird
Big Head Todd & The Monsters
Corrine Bailey Rae
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Sam Beam & Jessica Hoop
The Cactus Blossoms
Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle
Car Seat Headrest
Soul Asylum
Esme Patterson
Low Cut Connie
Simo


*Note: the exact schedule is yet to be finalized.
All artists are subject to change.
Join us for the Free At Noon at Tellus 360 in Lancaster, PA, as Marah performs a live midday concert on Friday






Release: Kids in Philly
Release Date: March 21, 2000
Label: Artemis Records



The Free At Noon with Graham Nash at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia is SOLD OUT, but you’ll be able to watch it on VuHaus.


Graham Nash celebrates his new album This Path Tonight with you. He has two sold out shows at World Cafe Live February 18, and 19.

Recent Release: This Path Tonight
Release Date: April 15, 2016
Label: Blue Castle Records



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






Recent Release: Need Your Light
Release Date: February 19, 2016
Label: Barsuk



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