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September 30, 2014

World Cafe Live Celebrates Its Landmark 10th Anniversary With WXPN Presentations, Special Concerts, Events And More This October

More than a decade ago, a brainstorm hit a local entrepreneur and amateur musician Hal Real, and he decided adults really needed a great place to hear live music in Philadelphia. Turns out WXPN also needed new studios, especially for its nationally popular show, “World Cafe.” Mutual interests merged and in 2004, World Cafe Live […]

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August 5, 2014

The Morris Arboretum XPN Kids Corner Summer Concert Series Kicks Off This Thursday, August 7

Philadelphia’s giving you more and more reasons to get out and enjoy the summer season. To wit, Morris Arboretum’s annual summer XPN Kids Corner concert series returns three Thursday nights this month, starting with this Thursday, August 7. Presented by WXPN, the three-concert series brings family-friendly musicians out to play in the verdant Chestnut Hill […]

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July 23, 2014

Our Guide To The 2014 XPoNential Music Festival, July 25-27, Featuring More Than 30 Artists Over Three Days On The Camden Waterfront

Philadelphia certainly holds its own during the buzzing summer music festival season, as this weekend’s XPoNential Music Festival proves with an awesome assortment of alternative rock set to play at three stages at two venues on the Delaware River waterfront in Camden, July 25-27. With the blockbuster 4th of July Jam behind us, and the […]

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August 26, 2013

WXPN’s Free At Noon Live Concert At The Porch At 30th Street Station Brings Out Philly’s Own Man Man, September 6

On the cusp of releasing a fifth full-length album, local favorite indie band Man Man heads to the Porch at 30th Street station next Friday, September 6 for a free concert. That’s right, no need to bring your wallet, the Philly natives are performing for free as part of WXPN’s Free at Noon Live event. […]

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July 22, 2013

Morris Arboretum In Chestnut Hill Presents Its Annual WXPN Kids’ Corner Summer Concerts On Three Thursdays This August

Three summer evenings in August, Morris Arboretum invites guests to bask in the glory of its azalea meadow at a series of family-friendly concerts presented by WXPN. The WXPN Kids’ Corner Concerts begin on Thursday, August 1, and continue for the following two Thursdays in August (August 8 and 15). In addition to live music, […]

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June 24, 2013

Watch Acclaimed Actor Steve Martin Take The Stage At The Kimmel Center For A Live Musical Performance, Thursday, June 27

You’ve seen him in Father of the Bride, The Pink Panther and Bringing Down the House. Now, you can check him out live on stage at the Kimmel Center. That’s right, Philadelphia, America’s funny man, Steve Martin, shares his musical talent (and a healthy dose of humor, of course) with Philadelphia this Thursday evening at […]

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June 20, 2013

Our Guide To Make Music Philly, The Free Citywide Music Festival Celebrating World Music Day, Friday, June 21

Ring in the start of summer with a day of beautiful music as Philadelphia joins in World Music Day with the totally free daylong, “do it yourself” festival, Make Music Philly, on Friday, June 21. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Make Music Philly puts amateur and professional musicians in the spotlight for both organized […]

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May 28, 2013

Save The Date: Make Music Philly, A Free Citywide Music Festival, Joins More Than 500 Cities Across The Globe For World Music Day, June 21

Welcome the bona fide start of summer — the summer solstice, June 21 — with a day of beautiful music as Philadelphia joins in World Music Day with a free daylong, “do it yourself” festival, Make Music Philly. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 21, Make Music Philly puts amateur and professional […]

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April 11, 2013

Reminder: XPN Music Film Festival Starts Tonight And Runs Through April 14

Kicking off tonight and running through Sunday, April 14, the XPN Music Film Festival presents 26 total screenings at a number of locations in University City, including the Mandell Theater, the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and World Cafe Live. The films that make up the festival all center around musical subjects and themes. […]

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March 25, 2013

Exciting News: Tickets For The XPN Music Film Festival, April 11-14, Are On Sale And The Full Film Lineup Is Now Available

Attention music lovers and film buffs. As of today, tickets for the XPN Music Film Festival are officially on sale, and are available online. The full film lineup has been announced, too, and from April 11 to 14, 17 screenings will take place in University City, either at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, […]

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