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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.
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WXPN Kanaval

Kanaval
Kanaval: Haitian Rhythms and the Music of New Orleans explores the continuing impact of this Caribbean island nation on the Crescent City. Browse a broadcast times from NPR stations around the country. Learn More.

Black History Month - Black Inspirations

BHM Inspirations For the entire month of February, WXPN presented a new series called Black Inspirations where we asked contemporary Black artists to share some of their influences from the Black music vanguard. Here's a look back at all of the testimonials.

Songs That Got Us Through The Year

Through The Year Help us build a playlist of songs that brought comfort, connection, strength, inspiration, or joy and maybe even got you on the virtual dance floor during this challenging time. Submit your song today.

Virtual Free At Noon

Free At Noon Jon Batiste will perform live from New York City for WXPN’s Virtual Free at Noon Concert on March 12!

Listen to World Cafe

  • If You Think Metallica's All About Headbanging, 'S&M2' Might Change Your Mind Just like the original S&M album in 1999, Metallica has teamed up with the San Francisco Symphony to perform a collection of the band's favorite songs from throughout its career.

Artist To Watch

  • Tamar Aphek - March 2021 March’s Artist To Watch is an exciting new singer, songwriter and guitarist from Israel, named Tamar Aphek.
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