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NPR Filmed a “Night Owl” Show at Federal Donuts, and It’s Amazing

It’s a beautiful marriage we never knew we needed. The folks at NPR (and closer, at WXPN) have filmed a stripped-down Night Owl show at […]

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One of Us: Kathy O’Connell

My name is … Kathleen Anne Clare O’Connell. I include my confirmation name in everything. I grew up in … Long Island. I came to […]

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Video Evidence: Don’t Miss These Artists at XPoNential

The XPoNential lineup is always an impressive mix of old favorites, rated rookies and artists hitting their stride, but this year’s roster looks especially hot. The […]

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The Star-Studded NonCommvention Takes Over World Café Live This Week

WXPN’s annual NON-COMMvention is really an insidery type deal — a place for music programmers from non-commercial/independent/triple-A radio stations from all over the country to […]

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Movies: WXPN Music Film Festival Starts Friday

This weekend, WXPN is putting music on the big screen at the Prince Theater on Broad Street. Let’s take it day by day: Friday, March 31 […]

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Talia Schlanger Named New Host of WXPN’s “World Cafe”

Talia Schlanger will take over for David Dye as host of “World Cafe,” WXPN announced today. The news was broken this morning by the Inquirer. […]

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Ryan Adams, Alabama Shakes and Many More Will Play XPoNential

One of the main music events of the summer is this weekend. WXPN’s XpoNential Music Festival takes over the Camden waterfront with 35 artists playing […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Non-COMMvention Night 3

Non-COMM concluded with arguably the best of the three nights of music on Friday, May 20th. From harmony pairings to classic alternative rock to Philly […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Non-COMMvention Night Two

NON-COMM night two brought an eclectic mix of harmonies and musical tastes to a sold-out crowd. All the performers put on quite a show in […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: NON-COMMvention Night One

The 16th NON-COMMvention got underway on Wednesday, May 18th, at World Café with eight solid performances. A three-day convention for contemporary noncommercial music radio stations, […]

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LISTEN: Dr. Dog Writes a Song for the Phillie Phanatic

West Grove, Pennsylvania rock band Dr. Dog has written a song just for the Phillie Phanatic. Aptly titled “The Phanatic Song,” it debuted last night on […]

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What’s Happening This Month at Dilworth Park

Dilworth Park is hosting free events all summer long every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Pass by the west side of City Hall and you may just see or hear something […]

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Worst Idea Ever: 24 Hours of the Grateful Dead on WXPN This Friday

Apparently, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the “legendary” band The Grateful Dead. (What, you didn’t know?) And to commemorate this sacred occasion, Philadelphia radio […]

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PHOTOS: XPoNential Music Festival 2014

Philly music fans packed into Wiggins Park and, later that night, the Susquehanna Bank Center, for XPoNential Festival‘s Saturday lineup. We caught performances by longtime XPN favorite Ingrid […]

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13 Things To Do In Philly This Weekend: East Passyunk Car Show, Kenzinger Clambake, the Garage Sale of Dreams, and More