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WXPN Welcomes

Steve Forbert & The New Renditions

  October 14, 2022 8:00 PM

Doors Open: 6:30 PM
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DAY OF SHOW: $40.00 / $35.00

RESERVED SEATING ADVANCE / STANDING ROOM ONLY ADVANCE Public Onsale: September 1, 2022 10:00 AM to October 14, 2022 12:00 AM
DAY OF SHOW Public Onsale: October 14, 2022 12:00 AM to October 14, 2022 8:00 PM

COVID INFORMATION: Unless otherwise stated, World Cafe Live will follow the City of Philadelphia’s current Covid-19 guidelines. Click here for more info. By purchasing tickets, you acknowledge that everyone in your party will follow any regulations in place at time of show (subject to change)and will not be entitled to a refund for noncompliance. 

TICKETS: $30-$37 advance // $32-$40 day of show + fees
*On Sale Friday 5/6 at 10am*

ADA Accessible seats may be purchased by anyone regardless of ability. We respectfully request that those who do not need accommodations select other seats if available.

Doors 6:30pm // Show 8pm

Join us for dinner & drinks before the show in The Lounge, our full-service restaurant & bar which opens at 6pm. Check out the menu & make reservations here. Mezzanine ticket holders will be able to order from The Lounge menu right from their seat.

World Cafe Live is a nonprofit independent venue where artistry meets social impact. Every purchase helps support our free music education & community programs. Click here to learn more.

Steve Forbert
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Steve Forbert is one of the few artists who can mesmerize a crowd with nothing but a distinctive voice, an acoustic guitar and his trusty harmonica slung around his neck. More than four decades have passed since Forbert first made his way to New York City from Meridian, Mississippi and his intimate verbal imagery, paired with a roots-rock musical approach, struck a chord with millions of people during the transitional period between ‘70s folk-rock and ‘80s New Wave.

Forbert’s debut album, ‘Alive On Arrival’, became one of 1978's most acclaimed records. Rolling Stone contributing editor David Wild recently reflected that “now or then, you would be hard-pressed to find a debut effort that was simultaneously as fresh and accomplished,” comparing it to “a great first novel by a young author who somehow managed to split the difference between Mark Twain and J.D.Salinger.”

Fantastic Cat 

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They said it couldn’t be done. Four different songwritersjoining forces to form a single band? There was simply no precedent (outside ofCSNY, The Beatles, The Traveling Wilburys, The Highwaymen, Monsters of Folk,etc). And yet Fantastic Cat did it anyway, defying the odds and teaming up torecord their highly unanticipated debut, The Very Best Of Fantastic Cat.Captured in the wilds of the Pocono Mountains, the album gleefully careensbetween genres and decades, mixing electrified 60’s folk and 70’s AM radio goldas it balances careful craftsmanship and ecstatic abandon in equal measure.

Number of Tickets
Limit 10 tickets per order.

* Does not include convenience or handling fees.