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Philly’s 15 Best Music Venues, Ranked
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Philly’s 15 Best Music Venues, Ranked

September 1, 2016

Thanks to Thrillist for naming us #2 on its list of Philly’s 15 Best Music Venues – we’re honored to be ranked among such great company.

“Two stages sharing a building with Philly’s most loved and most quintessential radio station — WXPN — easily make World Cafe Live one of Philly’s best venues (the Friday Free at Noon shows don’t hurt either). The main stage downstairs has exactly zero bad views — the space is at once intimate and spacious, making you feel close to the performers, but not while also getting all sweaty and clamoring between other concertgoers. Local musicians and rising bands tend to take over the upstairs stage, so whether you’re looking for emerging artists or well-established indie acts, World Cafe Live has it.”