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The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe ®

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XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

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World Cafe Archives

Join Talia Schlanger as she navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Gospel Roots Of Rock And Soul

Without gospel music there never would have been an Elvis Presley, a Ray Charles, a James Brown, or an Aretha Franklin. The Gospel Roots Of Rock And Soul documentary is now available as a podcast.


XPN 50/50
It's the #XPN5050. 50 Years Of Music In 50 Weeks! Every Saturday afternoon, we’ll take a walk into the musical time machine, digging into one year’s record releases. Stream a playlist from here

World Cafe Travel Adventures

World Cafe Travel Adventures Just a handful of spaces remain for our upcoming World Cafe Travel Adventure to London and Paris! Make your reservation NOW

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XPN Free At Noon

  • J.S. Ondara J.S. Ondara
    Join us for Free At Noon at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia as J.S. Ondara performs a live midday concert on Friday, March 22nd.

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The next meeting of the WXPN Policy Board will take place on Wednesday, March 20 at Noon at WXPN.
For more information call 215-898-0628 during business hours.


A closed Executive Session to discuss proprietary issues will immediately follow the board’s open session.