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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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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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Artist To Watch

  • beabadoobee - October 2020 Born in the Philippines and raised in Britain, singer-songwriter beabadoobee is our Artist To Watch for October.
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2020 Countdown



The All Time Greatest Songs Countdown is back! Only this time we’ll be playing back the 2,020 greatest songs, chosen by the WXPN Community. Tune in starting Thurs December 10.

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  • Elvis Costello Takes You On A Journey With 'Hey Clockface' Elvis Costello's new album was recorded in Helsinki and Paris, and that change in locales is palpable.

PRESS PLAY

Press Play Friday is new release day and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE. Just PRESS PLAY.

Gotta Hear Song of the Week

WXPN Gotta Hear Song WXPN's Gotta Hear Album of The Week: Letter to To You by Bruce Springsteen.

NPR Music Live Sessions

Archived Streams

Concert Streams

Free At Noon Streams

World Cafe Streams

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