WXPN Radio

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.

WXPN 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. Tune in as we re-air the documentary on Tuesday, February 16th at 8 PM ET.

Black History Month - Black Inspirations

BHM Inspirations For the month of February, in celebration of Black History Month on XPN, we’re presenting a new series called Black Inspirations. We’ve asked contemporary Black artists to share some of their influences from the Black music vanguard. Here's a testimonial from Adia Victoria on Billie Holiday's influence.

Virtual Free At Noon

Free At Noon Slaughter Beach, Dog will play WXPN’s Virtual Free at Noon Livestream on February 26!

Listen to World Cafe

  • The Black Roots Of Rock And Roll: Part 4 Celebrating Black History Month, music journalist John Morrison brings us music from black musical innovators from the turn of the millennium to the present day.

Artist To Watch

NPR Music Live Sessions

Archived Streams

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Free At Noon Streams

World Cafe Streams


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