Press Room

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.
Listen
If you are a member of the media looking for information on a story about WXPN or any of its programs including World Cafe and WXPN Musicians On Call, email Kim Winnick This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 215.573.3339. For any other inquiries, please visit Contact Us.

Press Release Archives


Acclaimed three-day festival returns to the Camden, NJ waterfront - Friday, July 26 - Sunday, July 28. Reserved tickets go on sale this Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. for THE LUMINEERS and DR. DOG at Susquehanna Bank Center on Saturday, July 27
PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names The Lone Bellow as its February Artist To Watch. WXPN and World Cafe host, David Dye, presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, February 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.
Acclaimed Mississippi blues musicians to perform on February 15

PHILADELPHIA, PA As part of its year-long Mississippi Blues Project initiative to showcase the Mississippi blues as a vibrant folk art form, WXPN 88.5 FM will present a special two-hour “Free at Noon” concert and live broadcast on Friday, February 15 at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. The two featured Mississippi blues artists will be Anthony “Big A” Sherrod with Bilbo Walker, and Robert “Wolfman” Belfour.
Featuring a kids’ press conference, live music and loads of family fun at Union Transfer in Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and home of the Peabody Award-winning Kids Corner radio show, will kick off Kids Corner’s 25th anniversary celebration with the first Kids Corner Music Festival of 2013 on Sunday, February 17 at Union Transfer (1026 Spring Garden Street) in Philadelphia. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. and the event will begin at 11 a.m.
Brand new format is devoted to contemporary and heritage musicians whose music is rooted in the singer-songwriter tradition
PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names Foxygen as its January Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, January 2, in the 4 p.m. hour.

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – It’s the most wonderful time of the year and today WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, announced its programming highlights for the holidays.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, names JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound as its December Artist To Watch. WXPN Music Director and Host Dan Reed presented the first of the month's on-air segments today, December 1, in the 4 p.m. hour.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – WXPN (http://www.xpn.org), the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today debuted a new quarterly series entitled “Sense of Place” on its flagship program, World Cafe.
Philadelphia, Pa. – WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and home of the Peabody award-winning Kids Corner radio show, will air a special Kids Corner program on Monday, November 21 on the subject of child abuse. Host Kathy O’Connell will speak with social worker Tracey Thomasey from the Support Center for Child Advocates who will share strategies families can use together to identify and report incidents of abuse.