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RSVP Now: The WXPN September First Friday Funky Friday dance party and free blues concert with the legendary James Cotton at the TLA!!

JamesCotton01_byChristopherDurst_600x300 The legendary James Cotton is playing a free show at the TLA on South Street in Philadelphia on Friday, September 6. It’s the finale concert of the year-long Mississippi Blues Project and will be hosted by Jonny Meister, host of The Blues Show on WXPN. In addition to James and his band playing a full set, the evening will also feature a Funky Friday Dance party with David Dye. In between Funky Friday and James Cotton’s set, Jonny Meister will be spinning the blues. James has an excellent new album on Alligator Records, Cotton Mouth Man that features special guests Gregg Allman, Joe Bonamassa, Ruthie Foster, Delbert McClinton, Warren Haynes and Keb Mo.

The event at the TLA is free, but you need to sign up. Go here to RSVP for the show. here.

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It’s time for a Philly Funky Friday music break by The O’Jays

ojays If you’re in your office or home today in Philly and surrounding areas, and you haven’t looked outside your window or stepped outside, you’re missing a gorgeous, sunny Spring day in Philly. It’s the kind of day that screams Funky Friday, which is on today at 5PM with XPN’s David Dye. So take a moment, poke your head outside, and if you can’t do that then take our little funk break here with this classic from The O’Jays, and make sure you tune in at 5PM today for two hours of the funk with David.