2007

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 - Jingle Jams

Jingle Jams. An eclectic assortment of holiday tunes, from the new and quirky to the classic.

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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.

Folk Alley

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

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PHILADELPHIA, PA., - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Album Adult Alternative) music and a non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania today announced that the NON-COMMvention will move to its new home in Philadelphia at WXPN/World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street and the Inn at Penn, 3600 Walnut Street and be held May 28th-31. The convention also expands from three to four days. Registration for this event begins Monday, January 7.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that Kids Corner is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Hosted by Kathy O’Connell, the program is a live, interactive radio show for children that has earned over 23 broadcasting awards including a George Foster Peabody Award and a Major Edwin Armstrong Award for Creative Use of Radio.

PHILADELPHIA, PA. WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that Bruce Warren was selected “Triple A Program Director of the Year” by industry trade magazine Friday Morning Quarterback (FMQB).

PHILADELPHIA, PA – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Ryan Bingham as its December Artist To Watch. Host Jim McGuinn will present the first of the month’s on-air segments on Monday, December 3, in the 4 p.m. hour.

Washington, D.C. Today, WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, NPR and 11 other NPR Member stations are launching NPR Music, a new, free, comprehensive multimedia music Web site at www.NPR.org/music Featuring on-air and online content aggregated from all participating stations as well as original materials such as interviews, reviews, blogs and live performances, this new site permits users to explore, experience and enjoy all the music genres that are found on public radio.

PHILADELPHIA, PA WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Ingrid Michaelson as its November Artist To Watch. Host Jim McGuinn presented the first of the month’s on-air segments yesterday in the 4 p.m. hour.

PHILADELPHIA, PA WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Devendra Banhart as its October Artist To Watch. Host Jim McGuinn will present the first of the month’s on-air segments on Monday, October 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.

PHILADELPHIA, PA WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, has named Sea Wolf as its September Artist To Watch. Host Jim McGuinn presented the first of the month’s on-air segments on Monday, September 3, in the 4 p.m. hour.

Philadelphia, PA – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania in partnership with 6abc (WPVI-TV) today announced the “885 Most Memorable Musical Moment Original Song Showcase,” a special outreach to musicians to participate in WXPN’s multi-media polling campaign where music fans share, discuss, and vote on their most significant musical moments.

PHILADELPHIA, PA – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Scott Matthews as its August Artist To Watch. Host Jim McGuinn will present the first of the month’s on-air segments on Wednesday, August 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.

The XPoNential Music Festival will go on as scheduled today, Sunday, July 22 despite a continued police investigation into an incident that took place yesterday.

Around 8:15pm on Saturday, a driver lost control of his vehicle on the roadway outside of Wiggins Park where the XpoNential Music Festival was taking place.

Listeners encouraged to share, vote, and tune-in.

Philadelphia, PA – July 16, 2007 – WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced the launch of a campaign titled The 885 Most Memorable Musical Moments, a multimedia polling event where listeners list and discuss their favorite music moments. The campaign runs from today through October 19th and features three distinct phases.