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

Tickets are sold out.

Click here for the complete daily schedule

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.

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



February 2016 CD of the Month
February’s Artist To Watch is singer-songwriter OJR.
Join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Ben Arnold performs a live midday concert on Friday.


Ben Arnold wants to celebrate his new album Lost Keys with you - this Friday for free at noon! He plays a record release show at Underground Arts this Saturday, February 6th, but is set to give you a taste of the new release at this weeks Free At Noon Concert!

Recent Release: Lost Keys
Release Date: February 1, 2016
Label: Favourite Redhead Music



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


She's a familiar voice, and an xpn favorite ... And later today lissie celebrates a new album when she joins us for free at noon.

My wild west, a return to form album from lissie, comes out february 12th. You'll be amongst the first to hear these new songs live when she plays free at noon from world cafe live in philly

WXPN Welcomes Lissie to Johnny Brenda's on April 15th.

Recent Release: My Wild West
Release Date: February 12, 2016
Label: Lionboy Records



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


Simo is a ferocious Blues Rock trio that, quite simply, you won’t wanna miss! In addition to being a “must see” live band, they’ve got a new album coming out on January 29th called Let Love Show The Way.

Recent Release: Let Love Show The Way
Release Date: January 29, 2016
Label: Provogue



Watch LIVE on VuHaus or join us for the Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, as Basia Bulat performs a live midday concert on Friday.
See Basia as she premieres songs from her new album, Good Advice. Produced by Jim James of My Morning Jacket - the new album comes out Feb 12th. You’ll be amongst the first to hear it LIVE! She returns to Philly for a concert on Wednesday March 30 at Boot & Saddle.

Can't make it to the show? Watch the entire concert LIVE on VuHaus!


Recent Release: Good Advice
Release Date: February 12, 2016
Label: Secret City Records



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