This Thanksgiving, let WXPN be your soundtrack. Here’s what’s on the menu for a full day of musical treats and specials whether you’re hosting, cooking, or traveling.


6 a.m. – 10 a.m.: The XPN Morning Show with Kristen Kurtis

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: The Midday Show with Mike Vasilikos

12 Noon: Mike V presents our annual airing of Arlo Guthrie’s “Alice’s Restaurant”!

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.: World Cafe with Raina Douris

Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers first teamed up as the trio boygenius and recorded a critically adored EP back in 2018. Since then, they’ve each seen their solo careers take off and gained legions of fans who love their personal, vulnerable songwriting.

4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: WXPN Afternoons with Dan Reed

4 p.m.: Dan spins the The Band’s classic live album The Last Waltz in its entirety, followed by an extended edition of Highs In The 70s!

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.: WXPN evening mix with Rahman Wortman

11 p.m. – 1  a.m.: Echoes with John Diliberto

An Echoes Acoustic Thanksgiving for 2023 brings us Tim Farrell, an acclaimed finger-style guitarist who has been releasing albums of meticulously crafted melodies for 40 years. Tim will perform his beautiful works in a show surrounded by acoustic music celebrating Thanksgiving Day.

XPN’s Block Rockin’ Weekend

As you recover from Thanksgiving and your Black Friday spree, keep the fun going with WXPN’s Block Rockin’ Weekend beginning at 6 a.m.. on Friday the 24th, hosted by Jim McGuinn, and running through 10 p.m. on Sunday the 26th. Block Rockin’ Weekend means three songs in a row by all your favorite XPN artists, across specialty shows like Land of the Lost, Indie Rock Hit Parade, Sleepy Hollow, The Blues Show, Stars End, The Folk Show and more.