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WXPN

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Description

WXPN-FM is the non-commercial public radio service of the University of Pennsylvania and the premier radio showcase for contemporary music that spans the progressive edges of rock, folk, rhythm and blues, and American roots. WXPN also produces programming for national syndication. Our signature program,World Café with David Dye is distributed by Public Radio International and broadcasts daily on more than 160 public radio stations nationwide. WXPN also produces the Peabody-Award winning Kids Corner, hosted by Kathy O'Connell. WXPN also produces the annual Singer Songwriter Weekend two-day music festival.

Pieces

Caption: Robert "Bilbo" Walker and Anthony "Big A" Sherrod, Credit: Mike Lynch
Robert Belfour, and Robert "Bilbo" Walker and Anthony "Big A" Sherrod, in concert in Philadelphia

Bought by WNMU-FM, WCAI / WNAN, KMUN, WHRV, WMHT and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Terry "Harmonica" Bean, Credit: Mike Lynch
Jimmy "Duck" Holmes and Terry "Harmonica" Bean in concert in Philadelphia

Bought by WSLR, WNMU-FM, KMUN, WHRV, WMHT and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Cedric Burnside
The Cedric Burnside Project and Big George Brock, in concert at The Philadelphia Folk Festival

Bought by WNMU-FM, WHRV, WMHT, and KMUN


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Super Chikan, Credit: Mike Lynch
The Homemade Jamz Blues Band and Super Chikan in concert in Philadelphia

Bought by WNMU-FM, WHRV, WMHT, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 7
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Linsey Alexander has "Been There, Done That"

Bought by KPVL, KTRL, WDNA, WRGY, KUOW and more


  • Added: Sep 26, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 21
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The latest from trombonist Steve Turre, who also plays sea shells

Bought by KPVL, KTRL, WDNA, WRGY, KRPS and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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Mighty Mo Rodgers celebrates the old Cadillacs

Bought by KPVL, WDNA, KMXT, WRGY, KRPS and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17
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Longtime mutual fans of one another, banjoist Bela Fleck and pianist Marcus Roberts cross an "imaginary divide"

Bought by KPVL, WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 18
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Music of Joni Mitchell, both reinterpreted and played by the artist herself.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KPVL, RadioFreePalmer, WRGY, KMXT and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 18
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Talking with blues guitarist Paul Rishell about "Talking Guitar"

Bought by WRGY, KPVL, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Aug 22, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 15
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Boogie Woogie from pianists Lluís Coloma and Bob Seeley.

Bought by KPVL, WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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Blues from Detroit bluesman Johnnie Bassett, who has died at age 76.

Bought by KUMD, WRGY, KPVL, KRPS, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17
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rare, out-of-print Johnny Heartsman recordings never on CD

Bought by WRGY, KPVL, KRPS, WOUB, KEOS and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 14
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Jazzy neo-soul from Esperanza Spalding's album "Radio Music Society" and horn-driven new interpretations of country blues from the Heritage Blues O...

Bought by WJAB, KPVL, WRGY, KRPS, KPVL and more


  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16

  • Added: Jul 11, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 14
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Bonnie McCoy, grand niece of blues great Memphis Minnie, makes her debut.

Bought by KPVL, WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 04, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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The final testament of guitarist Manuel Galbán.

Bought by WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 13, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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the latest "trance blues" from Otis Taylor

Bought by WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 16
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Singer Laura Ainsworth flirts with murder - - in song.

Bought by WRGY, KPVL, KRPS, KPVL, WOUB and more


  • Added: May 30, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 15
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Concert album called "Get Together" with pianist Hiromi Uehara, and pianist and singer Akiko Yano, recorded last September in Tokyo, not issued in ...

Bought by KPVL, WRGY, KRPS, KPVL, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: May 23, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 17