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.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple-A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced dates for its signature events in 2013. More details will be announced.

2nd Annual XPN Music Film Festival produced by the Philadelphia Film Society: April 11-14, 2013

  • The first Philadelphia festival solely dedicated to movies about music

13th Annual NON-COMMvention: May 15-17

  • The leading gathering of non-commercial music radio stations also features a full lineup of artist showcases

2013 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru: July 26-28

  • The area’s premier summer music festival features three days of music and family fun

WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A radio and the premier guide for discovering new and significant artists in rock, blues, roots, and folk, is the non-commercial, member-supported radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN produces World Cafe®, public radio's most popular program of popular music hosted by David Dye and syndicated by NPR, and the Peabody Award winning Kids Corner hosted by Kathy O'Connell. WXPN also produces the alternative rock service, XPN2 as its secondary radio channel in HD. WXPN serves the greater Philadelphia area at 88.5 FM, the Lehigh Valley at 104.9, Worton/Baltimore at 90.5 FM, Lancaster/York at 88.7 FM, Harrisburg at 99.7 FM, and the world via online streaming at XPN.org.