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 music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Hoots & Hellmouth as its July Artist To Watch. Host Jim McGuinn will present the first of the month’s on-air segments on Monday, July 2, in the 4 p.m. hour.

11,000+ WXPN Listeners Rally To Help Save Internet Radio Streams

Philadelphia, PA WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that 11,004 listeners signed an on-line petition to protest higher royalty rates expected to go into effect on or after July 15.

Station’s Four Internet Radio Streams Will Go Silent

Philadelphia, PA – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that it wlll join other Internet radio providers in a “Day of Silence” to protest higher royalty rates expected to go into effect on or after July 15.

Philadelphia, PA – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire a Central Pennsylvania broadcasting license*.

PHILADELPHIA, PA – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names The National as its June Artist To Watch. Host David Dye will present the first of the month’s on-air segments tomorrow, Friday, June 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.

Free Concert Opening Night for WXPN Members and Camden County Residents Featuring Tower of Power

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — WXPN (88.5 FM), the nationally recognized leader in Triple A music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced the 2007 lineup for the now-named “XPoNential Music Festival” presented by Subaru. In addition, the annual summer festival has added an extra day and is returning to Camden County’s Wiggins Park, located on the Camden Waterfront, July 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd.

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

Philadelphia, PA - WXPN, the member-supported public radio station from the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that Y-Rock On XPN will begin broadcasting over the air 24/7 as the station’s secondary radio channel on HD beginning May 1, 2007 at noon. This HD broadcast is only available in the Philadelphia area at this time.

PHILADELPHIA, PA – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that Jim McGuinn will become the afternoon drive time host on 88.5 FM WXPN effective Monday, April 16. McGuinn will be on air from 4pm-7pm Mondays through Thursdays following the nationally syndicated World Cafe® program, hosted by David Dye.

PHILADELPHIA, PA – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Amy Winehouse as its April Artist To Watch. Host David Dye will present the first of the month’s on-air segments today, Monday, April 2, in the 4 p.m. hour.

If you are a newcomer to the world of music, you may have reservations about the many factors that affect all musicians, from wondering if playing music is a “real job” to experiencing writer’s block. But have no fear, for WISDOM FOR A YOUNG MUSICIAN (Running Press; April 2007; Hardcover; $14.95) by Bruce Warren, executive producer of NPR’s World Cafe®, is here! In response to steady calls from young musicians asking how to start out, Bruce compiled this collection of quotes, interviews, and Q&A’s from successful musicians and top industry executives, giving sound advice and support to up and coming artists.

WXPN Annual Music Festival at Wiggins Park July 19-22 Four Days of Great Music On the Camden Waterfront

Philadelphia, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that its annual music festival, now named the XPoNential Music Festival, will return to Camden County's Wiggins Park located on the Camden Waterfront, July 19th to 22nd. The previously three-day event has been expanded to four days. The festival is presented by Subaru.