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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

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists. Jingle Jams. An eclectic assortment of holiday tunes, from the new and quirky to the classic.

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World Cafe Archives

Join Talia Schlanger as she 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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Ryley Walker

Virtuoso Acoustic Guitarist And Songwriter Ryley Walker’s Debut Album

May 14, 2014 - This April acoustic guitarist and songwriter Ryley Walker released his debut album All Kinds Of You. The Chicago resident had previously put out an EP last Fall that focused a lot of positive attention on his 70's inspired acoustic folk music. Artists from the 60’s folk boom such as Bert Jansch and Tim Hardin move Ryley. Those artists also include a jazz feel in what they play, certainly part of Walker's style. We were not surprised to learn that he had previously played in a free jazz context. It's great to meet a folk artist who doesn't take himself too seriously as you will hear!

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Recent Release: All Kinds of You
Release Date: April 15, 2014
Label: Tompkins Square

Holiday Programming

Holiday Programming
The holidays are upon us, and here at WXPN, we’ll bring you musical reflections on the season between now and January 1st. Check out our complete holiday on-air schedule.

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