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.

2021 Countdown

WXPN 2021 Countdown

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

Artist To Watch

Listen to World Cafe

  • Let's go deep on Yola's 'Stand For Yourself' In this session, Yola talks about what it means to "own thyself," shedding an inferior version of herself, working with Brandi Carlile and playing Sister Rosetta Tharpe for a new movie about Elvis.

XPN Free At Noon

  • Slothrust Join us for a Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia as Slothrust performs a live midday concert at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

Musicians On Call 5K Run

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

XPN Best New Music Spotify Playlist

Click here to listen the XPN Best New Music Playlist on Spotify, featuring Alt-J, The Lumineers, The War on Drugs and more!
NPR Music Live Sessions

Archived Streams

Concert Streams

Free At Noon Streams

World Cafe Streams


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