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Good Old War performed in a doubleheader with Jessie Baylin.

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March 2, 2012 – The Philadelphia natives' three-part harmonies have helped grow their reputation outside their home. WXPN

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Jessie Baylin

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March 2, 2012 – Folksinger Jessie Baylin perform in a midday concert from WXPN in Philadelphia. WXPN

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Islands perform live

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February 22, 2012 – The Montreal band brings its soulful, personal art-rock sound to WXPN's live midday concert series. WXPN

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Joe Louis Walker's newest album is called 'Hellfire'.

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February 17, 2012 – After 50 years of music, the blues icon continues to churn out powerful, gritty, heavy blues rock. WXPN

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Sharon Van Etten performs songs from her wrenching new album, Tramp, at World Cafe Live.

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February 10, 2012 – The acclaimed young singer performs songs from her excellent new album, Tramp, at World Cafe Live. WXPN

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Pete Donnelly is this week's Live Friday performer.

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February 3, 2012 – The Philadelphia local has made his first solo album after a decade of high-profile production. WXPN

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Toby Leaman (left) swapped his bass for an acoustic guitar for one song with his band, Dr. Dog.

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January 27, 2012 – The free-wheeling band is touring in support of its forthcoming album Be the Void, out Feb. 7. WXPN

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Chairlift performed at World Cafe Live.

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January 20, 2012 – Hear the electronic pop group perform songs from its forthcoming sophomore record, Something. WXPN

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 Vocalist Martin Courtney of Real Estate demonstrates his monster stage presence during WXPN's Live Friday concert on Jan. 13.

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January 13, 2012 – The indie-rock band performed a new song, "In My Car," plus material from its new album, Days. WXPN

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The Front Bottoms.

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January 6, 2012 – Hear the self-described "acoustic pop-punk" duo perform at World Cafe Live. WXPN

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Charlie Gracie.

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December 30, 2011 – Hear a live performance by Philly's original rock pioneer, whose career spans more than 60 years. WXPN

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The Dead Milkmen.

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December 23, 2011 – The sardonic, punk-minded staple of '80s college-radio rock returns with The King in Yellow. WXPN

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JC Brooks (2nd from left) & the Uptown Sound.

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December 16, 2011 – Hear JC Brooks' unrestrained charisma in this live performance, as he demands you move your feet. WXPN

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Gary Clark Jr.

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December 16, 2011 – The rising R&B and bluesman shows off his fiery guitar chops in a performance from World Cafe Live. WXPN

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Laura Marling.

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December 9, 2011 – The 21-year-old folk dynamo performs material from her new album, A Creature I Don't Know. WXPN

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