WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe

XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

#XPNFest 2021 - The Archives

Press Play Check out photos, audio and recaps from #XPNFest 2021- Including sets by Cory Henry, Strand Of Oaks, Los Lobos, and more! Visit xpnfest.org for more information!

#XPNFest 2021 - Behind The Scenes

Behind The Scenes Get a peek behind the scenes at #XPNFest 2021! Visit xpnfest.org for more festivial information!

Virtual Free At Noon

Free At Noon Watch Sierra Ferrell perform LIVE for the next Virtual Free at Noon Concert from the Americanafest Day Stage in Nashville, TN on Sept 24!


Press Play Friday is new release day and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE. Just PRESS PLAY.

2021 Countdown

WXPN 2021 Countdown

This winter we’ll revisit the Greatest Albums theme and present the 2021 Greatest Albums of All-Time Countdown!

Listen to World Cafe

  • Merry Clayton On 'Beautiful Scars' And A Life Of Singing In the late 1960s, Merry Clayton was one of the most sought after backup singers. Her new album, released in April of this year, is called Beautiful Scars.

Musicians On Call 5K Run

Register today for the WXPN 5k Run for Musicians On Call - Virtual Run, Walk, & Celebration.

Artist To Watch

NPR Music Live Sessions

Archived Streams

Concert Streams

Free At Noon Streams

World Cafe Streams


WXPN Policy Board Meeting - Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021.
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