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.

Due to public health and safety concerns, and in accordance with The University of Pennsylvania guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Philadelphia public radio station WXPN-FM has postponed its NON-COMMvention 2020, the annual gathering of Triple A radio and music professionals that was scheduled to take place May 12-15, 2020 at WXPN and World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA, including the scheduled noncomMUSIC Alliance Summit. No decision has yet been made regarding a new schedule. Look for updates in the coming weeks regarding future plans and registration refunds.

NON-COMMvention | May 12 - 15, 2020

The Nation’s premier 4-day gathering of public music radio programmers, music industry and music talent

The annual NON-COMMvention brings together public (non-commercial) music radio programmers, music industry representatives, and music media from across the US. Evening music showcases feature 20+ of today’s leading artists and bands, who come from around the world to perform for NON-COMM attendees.

NON-COMM is hosted and produced by WXPN at World Cafe Live

NPR Music Live Sessions