In honor of World Cafe’s 20th anniversary this October, WXPN is throwing a weekend-long celebration that will include performances by Feist and Robbie Robertson at World Cafe Live on Saturday, October 29th. (Performers for Friday, October 28th will be announced soon; on Sunday, October, 30th, local favorite Amos Lee will perform at private concert exclusively for donors of WXPN’s Campaign For The Music.) Tickets for the performances will become available Thursday, September 1st.
WXPN is also giving away three trips to the World Cafe 20th Anniversary Celebration and each winner gets a pair of tickets to concerts during the weekend. The prize also includes round trip transportation, a three-night stay at a luxury-grade hotel, gift certificates to top restaurants, and passes to Philadelphia’s main attractions. Each winner will also receive a copy of Live At The World Cafe 20th Anniversary Edition on CD and collector’s edition double-vinyl LP. Fans can enter the contest by visiting www.xpn.org and submitting an entry before Thursday, September 15; inners will be selected on Monday, September 19. The contest is courtesy of visitphilly.com, the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, and WXPN.
You can listen to “How Come You Never Go There”—the first single off Feist’s upcoming album, Metals—below: