NON-COMM 2021 brings you performances by Tune-Yards, Valerie June, Bartees Strange, The Wallflowers and more - WXPN | Vinyl At Heart

The virtual 2021 NON-COMMvention begins tonight and for the next three days presents live performances broadcasting on WXPN from all around the world.

The event gets underway at 7 p.m. EST with a set from Chicago singer-songwriter Neal Francis, and also features sets from rootsy Memphis artist Valerie June, experimental indie favorites Tune-Yards, and the country trio of Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, and Jon Randall. Tomorrow night features Deep Sea Diver, Sam Evian, Bartees Strange, and The Wallflowers.

NON-COMM 2021 also features two Free at Noon doubleheader performances: one international on Thursday, May 6th featuring Songhoy Blues performing from Mali and Tamar Aphek performing from Israel, and one on Friday, May 7th featuring sets by The Lone Bellow and Amythyst Kiah.

Check out the full schedule below, listen on the air in Philadelphia at 88.5 FM, or stream the show online anywhere you are at Free At Noon performances can also be video webcast at

NON-COMM 2021 Schedule

(All times ET, subject to change)

Wednesday, May 5th
Listen On-Air & Online
7:00 p.m. – Neal Francis (from Shirk Studios in Chicago, IL)
7:30 p.m. – Valerie June (from Mason Jar Music, Brooklyn, NY)
8:00 p.m.– Tune-Yards (from 25th Street Recording in Oakland, CA)
8:30 p.m. – Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall (from Shopkeeper Management in Nashville, TN)

Thursday, May 6th
Listen On-Air & Online + Video Webcast
12:00 p.m. – Songhoy Blues (from Mali)
12:30 p.m. – Tamar Aphek (from Israel)

Listen On-Air & Online
7:00 p.m. – Deep Sea Diver (from Tractor Tavern in Seattle)
7:30 p.m. – Sam Evian (from Flying Cloud Studio in upstate NY)
8:00 p.m. – Bartees Strange (38 North Studio in Falls Church, VA)
8:30 p.m. – The Wallflowers (The Garage in Los Angeles, CA)

Friday, May 7th

Listen On-Air & Online + Video Webcast
12:00 p.m. – The Lone Bellow (from The Sanctuary in Nashville, TN)
12:30 p.m. – Amythyst Kiah (from her home in Johnson City, TN)        

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