Calendar

August

    
Thu 8.22

Veronica Stanton

Butter Queen Sister

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 8.23

Samurai Shotgun

Maddogg

Vixen 77

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 8.24

Private Event

6:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

La Misa Negra

A Day Without Love

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sun 8.25
Mon 8.26
Tue 8.27

Marialy Pacheco

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 8.28

The Muckers

Buddie

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Thu 8.29

Anna Nalick

Daniel Correa & Collective Bus

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Stella Ruze

Kirby Sybert

Ryan Tennis

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 8.30

Urban Guerilla Orchestra

Al Chestnut of The Chestnut Brothers

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 8.31

Ali Caldwell: The Cover Art Tour

Divinity Roxx

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

September

Sun 9.1
Mon 9.2
Tue 9.3

Philly Rising Open Mic

Jada Lee

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 9.4

The Green

New Kingston

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Abraham Alexander

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Thu 9.5

Boogarins

Mdou Moctar

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

PAN at WCL: Trinidelphia CD Release + Panamundo Film Screening

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 9.6

Havana Nights: A Celebration of Cuban Music & Food

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

World Cafe Live Spotlight Series

Hatchie

Orchin

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sat 9.7

Comedy Hustle Summer Showcase

8:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sun 9.8
Mon 9.9

The Philadelphia Moth StorySLAM

7:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Tue 9.10

WHYY and WXPN Present Country Music by Ken Burns

7:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Philly Is Dead

Pure Jerry

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 9.11

One to Watch Presents

Ashe: Mom's First Headline Tour

Charlie Burg

Gavin Haley

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

The Appleseed Cast

Muscle Worship

Caracara

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Thu 9.12

Boy & Bear

Stu Larsen

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Jazz Jam with Omar’s Hat

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 9.13

Buffering the Vampire Slayer

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Mutlu Album Release Show

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 9.14

No Evidence of Disease (N.E.D.)

5:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sun 9.15
Mon 9.16
Tue 9.17
Wed 9.18

Maggie Koerner

Jeremie Albino

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Thu 9.19

WCL and Annenberg Center Presents

47Soul

7:00 pm

Annenberg Center Live

Holly Bowling

7:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Raveena

Dianna Lopez

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 9.20

Brent Cobb and Them

The National Reserve

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

The Memory Palace Tenth Anniversary Tour

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 9.21

The Waterboys

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sun 9.22
Mon 9.23
Tue 9.24

Skerryvore

House of Hamill

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Wed 9.25

Oh Land

Arthur Moon

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Leslie Stevens

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Thu 9.26

Toby Lightman

Andrea Nardello

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 9.27

WXPN Welcomes

Philly Music Fest

5:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sat 9.28

Presented by Philly Music Fest

(In)Side Hustle

12:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

WXPN Welcomes

Philly Music Fest

5:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sun 9.29
Mon 9.30
     

October

  
Tue 10.1

WCL 15 Year Anniversary Week

Lucinda Williams : Car Wheels On A Gravel Road 20th Anniversary

7:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

WCL 15 Year Anniversary Week

Philly Rising Open Mic

The InGlorious

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 10.2

WCL 15 Year Anniversary Week

World Cafe Live 15th Birthday Bash

New Sound Brass

Martha Stuckey

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Thu 10.3

WCL 15 Year Anniversary Week

Sonny Landreth

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

WCL 15 Year Anniversary Week

Philly Undercover: Dominy Covers The Rolling Stones

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 10.4

WCL 15 Year Anniversary Week

Havana Nights: A Celebration of Cuban Music & Food

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 10.5

WCL 15 Year Anniversary Week

Alô Brasil's 20th Anniversary Show

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sun 10.6

WCL 15 YEAR ANNIVERSARY WEEK // WXPN WELCOMES

JD McPherson

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Mon 10.7

The Philadelphia Moth StorySLAM

7:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Tue 10.8

Philly Is Dead

Pure Jerry

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

An Evening with Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Wed 10.9
Thu 10.10

World Cafe Live Spotlight Series

Quinn Christopherson

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 10.11
Sat 10.12

Private Event

5:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Bedouine

Gus Seyffert

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sun 10.13

Foy Vance : The Tour

Ryan McMullan

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Mon 10.14
Tue 10.15

BJ The Chicago Kid

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

The Minks

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 10.16

Bob Schneider

Carolina Story

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Thu 10.17

Moonchild

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Fri 10.18

Karaoke Gung Show Halloween Spectacular

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 10.19

Private Event

7:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

B Boys

David Vassalotti

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sun 10.20
Mon 10.21
Tue 10.22

The Parlor Mob

Deal Casino

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 10.23

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors

Birdtalker

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Thu 10.24

The California Honeydrops

John Craigie

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Iya Terra

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 10.25

The Commonheart

The Right Fiction

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 10.26

Private Event

5:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sun 10.27

WXPN Welcomes

Ruston Kelly

Donovan Woods

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Mon 10.28
Tue 10.29

WXPN Welcomes

J.S. Ondara

Elise Davis

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Wed 10.30

Tribal Seeds

Tropidelic

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Thu 10.31

The Main Squeeze

Caverns

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

  

November

     
Fri 11.1

Havana Nights: A Celebration of Cuban Music & Food

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 11.2

Private Event

7:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sun 11.3
Mon 11.4

The Philadelphia Moth StorySLAM

7:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Tue 11.5

Philly Rising Open Mic

Gracie Martin

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

WCL & R5 Productions Present

Superchunk Plays “Foolish”: A 25th Anniversary Acoustic Performance

Martin Frawley

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Wed 11.6

Brendan James

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Thu 11.7

Ellis Paul

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 11.8

Lucie Silvas

Fancy Hagood

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 11.9

Private Event

6:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sun 11.10
Mon 11.11
Tue 11.12

Philly Is Dead

Pure Jerry

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 11.13

Private Event

5:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Daymé Arocena

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Thu 11.14

North Mississippi Allstars

Up and Rolling Tour

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Fri 11.15

Robert Forster

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

WCL and R5 Productions Present

This Will Destroy You

Christopher Tignor

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sat 11.16

WCL & Annenberg Center Presents

Messenger Legacy : Art Blakey Centennial

8:00 pm

Annenberg Center Live

Sun 11.17

WXPN Welcomes

Hiss Golden Messenger

Ruen Brothers

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Mon 11.18
Tue 11.19

WXPN Welcomes

Lula Wiles

Dyado

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 11.20

Sasha Sloan

Winnetka Bowling League

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Chris Knight

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Thu 11.21

Rising Appalachia

Be Steadwell

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Fri 11.22
Sat 11.23
Sun 11.24
Mon 11.25
Tue 11.26
Wed 11.27
Thu 11.28
Fri 11.29

WXPN Welcomes

Son Little

Christopher Paul Stelling

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sat 11.30

Private Event

6:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Beru Revue Thanksgiving Show

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

December

Sun 12.1
Mon 12.2

The Philadelphia Moth StorySLAM

7:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Tue 12.3

Philly Rising Open Mic

Sarah "Essie" Riddle

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 12.4

Private Event

2:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Thu 12.5

Current Swell

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Fri 12.6

Carbon Leaf

Nick Fradiani

7:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Havana Nights: A Celebration of Cuban Music & Food

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 12.7

Private Event

5:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Sun 12.8

Lee Child and Naked Blue – Exploring Jack Reacher Through Music

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Mon 12.9
Tue 12.10

Philly Is Dead

Pure Jerry

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 12.11
Thu 12.12
Fri 12.13

Leif Vollebekk

9:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Sat 12.14
Sun 12.15
Mon 12.16
Tue 12.17
Wed 12.18
Thu 12.19
Fri 12.20
Sat 12.21
Sun 12.22
Mon 12.23
Tue 12.24
Wed 12.25
Thu 12.26
Fri 12.27
Sat 12.28
Sun 12.29
Mon 12.30
Tue 12.31
    

January

   
Wed 1.1
Thu 1.2
Fri 1.3
Sat 1.4
Sun 1.5
Mon 1.6
Tue 1.7

Philly Rising Open Mic

Joshua Mitchell

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs

Wed 1.8
Thu 1.9
Fri 1.10
Sat 1.11
Sun 1.12
Mon 1.13
Tue 1.14
Wed 1.15
Thu 1.16

Chris Mann: From Gershwin to Gaga

8:00 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia

Fri 1.17
Sat 1.18
Sun 1.19
Mon 1.20
Tue 1.21
Wed 1.22
Thu 1.23
Fri 1.24
Sat 1.25
Sun 1.26
Mon 1.27
Tue 1.28
Wed 1.29
Thu 1.30
Fri 1.31
 

February

      
Sat 2.1
Sun 2.2
Mon 2.3
Tue 2.4
Wed 2.5
Thu 2.6
Fri 2.7
Sat 2.8
Sun 2.9
Mon 2.10
Tue 2.11
Wed 2.12
Thu 2.13
Fri 2.14
Sat 2.15
Sun 2.16
Mon 2.17
Tue 2.18
Wed 2.19
Thu 2.20

WCL & Annenberg Center Presents

Angélique Kidjo

7:30 pm

Annenberg Center Live