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Headlining the Saturday night portion of the XPoNential Music Festival.
Legendary Hoboken trio playing a sold out free show at World Cafe Live this Friday.
Disappointed you can’t see Band of Horses open for My Morning Jacket on Friday night? Or simply want to see more than just that opening set? Another chance has been granted, as BoH will be playing a free show at World Cafe Live on Friday at noon as part of this week’s Free At Noon […]
After a truly special beginning to the XPoNential Music Festival on Friday night, Saturday upped the ante as Wilco, The Avett Brothers and Dr. Dog broke in the Susquehanna Bank Center experiment following a great day at Wiggins Park. Like The Lumineers the night before them, local favorites Good Old War drew in a big […]
WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival was back and bigger than ever this year in Camden, NJ. Competing with the brand new mega-festival Firefly happening in Dover, Delaware, XPoNential and its stellar lineup made it easy to forget that Jack White was playing less than ninety miles away. For the first time ever, the festival included sets […]
The 12th Annual Non-Commvention, a music industry convention programmed and hosted by WXPN, took place over 4 days last week, bringing new and old artists to Philly’s World Cafe Live. Among the well-known and beloved to participate was Willie Nelson, Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright, Citizen Cope, Nada Surf, The War On Drugs, and The Walkmen. […]
Next week, the 12th Annual NON-COMMvention will begin at Philadelphia’s World Cafe Live. Non-Comm is a music industry conference produced and hosted by WXPN for non-commercial radio stations, artists and music industry professionals. While most of the conference is not open to the public, some performances will offer limited tickets to the public, and many […]
The XPoNential Music Festival returns to Camden, NJ on July 20th, 21st, and 22nd this year for it’s biggest and best festival yet. In addition to sets at its usual location at Wiggin’s Park, there will also be two shows right down the road at the Susquehanna Bank Center. We already knew Saturday night’s show […]
Delta Spirit put on a pretty fantastic show Friday night at Union Transfer, less than twelve hours after performing a short set to a sold out lunch crowd on XPN. They began melting faces (again) around 10:15, kicking things off with “Empty House,” which also opens their new self-titled album. They rocked their way through […]
Wilco, The Avett Brothers, & Dr. Dog playing Susquehanna Bank Center on July 21st (as part of XPoNential Music Festival)
While the full lineup of this year’s XPoNential Music Festival won’t be announced until May 1st, a big concert at the Susquehanna Bank Center will be included as a part of this year’s festival. The fantastic lineup is headed by Wilco and rounded out with The Avett Brothers and Dr. Dog supporting. The show will […]
Miss out on tickets for Diego Garcia‘s upcoming performances at the Tin Angel? All is not lost. Garcia will be coming back to Philly at the end of next month to headline XPN’s 8th Annual Musicians On Call Benefit Concert. Philly’s own Mutlu will also be performing at the show, which takes place Downstairs at […]
New Jersey’s Real Estate were back in Philly on Friday afternoon to play a Free at Noon show for XPN. As usual, you can stream a recording of their whole concert over at NPR.org. Sean Kearney was there to review it for us; read his review below.
In case you couldn’t get tickets for either of Laura Marling’s intimate sold-out performances at Grindcore House this Friday night, you can see her for free Friday at noon at World Cafe Live. The show, part of XPN’s weekly Free at Noon series, will be broadcast live on WXPN. All you need to do to […]
XPN’s local music blog The Key has just launched a new monthly video series of studio sessions that will highlight local music. The inaugural video session is with Sisters 3, which you can see embedded below. You can download the whole session at The Key. The Key has also announced an inaugural “Key Studio Sessions […]
Tomorrow is Bob Dylan’s 70th birthday, and WXPN radio has announced that they will be celebrating the legend’s birthday with a special 70-song marathon. That’s right, 70 Dylan songs in a row. The marathon starts early, 7 A.M. to be exact, and at 2 P.M. you can hear a World Cafe interview with Dylan’s former […]