Counting Crows, Lykke Li, The Districts to play Philly’s 14th annual NonCOMM

Adam Duritz of Counting Crows performs onstage at the One World Concert at Syracuse University on October 9, 2012 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Syracuse University)

The annual Non-COMMvention Showcase, the premier national gathering of contemporary and non-commercial music radio stations and the music industry, returns to World Café Live (3025 Walnut St.) for its 14th year in Philadelphia this May.

They’ve announced an impressive live music lineup including the Counting Crows, Lykke Li, The Districts, The Felice Brothers, and much more. Three-day passes are available for $100 to the public – that’s a pretty cheap price considering th vast number of events and impressive live shows. 


Check out the schedule of events below:


Wednesday, March 14 (7 PM)

Downstairs: Asgeir, Elbow, The Afghan Whigs, The Hold Steady

Upstairs:  Belle Brigade, Grizfolk, The Districts, No Sinner


Thursday, May 15 (8 PM) 

12-1:15 PM – “XPN Free at Noon” featuring Jessica Lea Mayfield, The Both (Ted Leo & Aimee Mann)

Downstairs: The Felice Brothers, Hozier, Counting Crows, Shovels & Rope

Upstairs: “Rock’s Not Dead!” hosted by Ian MacLagan with Those Darlins, Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires, Ian Mac Lagan, Benjamin Booker


Friday, May 16 (8 PM)

12-1:15 PM: “XPN Free at Noon at 30th St. Station” featuring Hamilton Leithauser/Chet Faker

1:30-3 PM: “The Music Meeting” hosted by Sean Coakley, Songlines

Downstairs: Strand of Oaks, Nicole Atkins, Lykke Li, Hurray for the Riff Raff

Upstairs: Paul Burch, Lydia Loveless, Parquet Courts, Cheetah Chrome