2008

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 Fleet Foxes as its August Artist To Watch. Host David Dye will present the first of the month’s on-air segments on Friday, August 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, names Black Kids as its July Artist To Watch. Host Bruce Warren will present the first of the month’s on-air segments July 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, names Langhorne Slim as its June Artist To Watch. Host Jim McGuinn will present the first of the month’s on-air segments today, June 2, in the 4 p.m. hour.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Album Adult Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania today announced the collaboration between its NPR syndicated WORLD CAFE® radio show hosted by David Dye and producer Steve Lillywhite (U2, Dave Matthews Band, Peter Gabriel). Lillywhite will produce music sessions for WORLD CAFE® at the world-renown Avatar Studios (avatarstudios.net) in New York City.

WXPN To Host 400 Attendees at Only Convention in the Country Specifically for Non-Commercial Radio

Philadelphia WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Album Adult Alternative) music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania today announced that Ani Difranco, Dr. John and Jakob Dylan highlight a host of artists who will perform at the 8th Annual NON-COMMvention to be held in Philadelphia Thursday, May 29th to Saturday, May 31st.

PHILADELPHIA Pa., WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Album Adult Alternative) music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania today announced a partnership to create a weekly radio show with Daytrotter, a critically acclaimed art and music website based in Rock Island, Illinois. The new show, “Daytrotter Radio,” will premier May 7th at 10:30pm on WXPN and will be hosted by Daytrotter founder Sean Moeller.

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

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Album Adult Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania is releasing its second compilation of local artists titled XPN LOCAL, VOLUME 2. The CD will be available as a membership thank you gift starting April 15 for a pledge of $75. WXPN will also make CDs available at its CD Release Party on Thursday, May 1, 2008. The Party is free and open to the general public.

PHILADELPHIA, PA – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Melody Gardot as its April Artist To Watch. Host Jim McGuinn presented the first of the month’s on-air segments on April 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, names Back Door Slam as its March Artist To Watch. Host Jim McGuinn will present the first of the month’s on-air segments on Monday, March 3, 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 Nicole Atkins as its February Artist To Watch. Host David Dye will present the first of the month’s on-air segments on Friday, February 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.