Springsteen A-Z, Y-Rock A-Z & Best of Philly Local, Labor Day Wknd XPN
Philadelphia, Pa. – September 2, 2010 – Wondering what to listen to this Labor Day weekend during your road trip to the shore or backyard barbecue? WXPN might be able to help.
Beginning on Friday, September 3, XPN will kick off the “Y-Rock A-Z Weekend” on its Y-Rock stream starting at 9 p.m. The program will feature music from favorite Y-Rock artists starting with the letter “A” and will rock through the alphabet on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Y-Rock’s Eric Schuman.
On Monday, September 6, WXPN will broadcast “Bruce Springsteen: The Studio Albums A-Z” from 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. Listeners can celebrate the end of summer with The Boss’ entire discography from Born in the U.S.A. to Working on a Dream.
Also on Monday, XPN will air “Y-Rock Local Labor Day” on its Y-Rock stream starting at 11 a.m. Y-Rock Philly Local hosts John Vettese and Jake Rabid will play the best of the Philadelphia music scene including recent studio sessions, live performances and never-before-heard outtakes from local bands.
“We’re excited to end the summer on a high note with this fun collection of music,” said Bruce Warren, Assistant General Manager for Programming at WXPN. “It’s the perfect mix for a Labor Day barbecue, pool party or relaxing with friends and family.”
WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A radio and the premier guide for discovering new and significant artists in rock, blues, roots and folk, is the non-commercial, member-supported radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN produces World Cafe®, public radio’s most popular program of popular music hosted by David Dye and syndicated by NPR, and the Peabody Award winning Kids Corner hosted by Kathy O’Connell. WXPN also produces the alternative rock service, Y-Rock On XPN (yrockonxpn.org) as its secondary radio channel in HD. WXPN serves the greater Philadelphia area at 88.5 FM, the Lehigh Valley at 104.9, Worton/Baltimore at 90.5 FM, Lancaster/York at 88.7 FM,Harrisburg at 99.7 FM and the world via online streaming at XPN.org.