Nathan Williams of Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas | Photo courtesy of the artist.

Starting next Wednesday, May 6, and continuing every Wednesday through June 24th, the Dilworth Park Live @ Lunch weekly music series, curated by WXPN, will present free shows featuring a mix of local and national bands.

Presented by PNC and produced by the Center City District, WXPN will feature performers from R&B and indie-rock to singer-songwriters, folk, and jazz. Four of the artists – Milton, Vita and The Woolf, Pine Barons and Cole Redding – will also be performing this summer at WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival, July 24 through 26.

Timbalona featuring Mariano Medina were selected to represent the station’s Latin Roots Live! series.

The legendary Nathan & The Zydeco Cha-Chas are part of XPN’s Zydeco Crossroads initiative, a showcase of traditional Creole music, dancing and culture.

Also performing are Chelsea Reed and the Fairweather Five and Dirty Dollhouse.

The weekly shows are free from noon n 1:30 p.m. Below, check out the schedule, listen to a few of the artists from their Key Studio Sessions.

May 6: Milton
May 13: Vita and the Woolf
May 20: Timbalona featuring Mariano Medina
May 27: Pine Barons
June 3: Chelsea Reed & The Fair Weather Five
June 10: Dirty Dollhouse
June 17: Cole Redding
June 24: Nathan & The Zydeco Cha-Chas