World Cafe Live at The Queen opens in 2011

World Cafe live at The Queen in Wilmington, Delaware celebrated its grand opening on April 1, 2011.

“Market Street: Music, Menus and More” Out & About Magazine

“World Cafe Live founder Hal Real Brings World Cafe Live at the Queen to Wilmington”
Delaware Today

“A Once-Empty Theater Has Leading Role in Wilmington” New York Times

“Queen Theater brings new era of live music to Wilmington” Newark Post

“World Cafe Live sees if it’s fit for a Queen” Philadelphia Inquirer

“Rehabilitation of Wilmington’s Queen has been worth the wait” Delaware Online

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World Cafe Live To Expand to Delaware

In 2009, we revealed our plans to open a second location in Wilmington, Delaware. Check out some coverage surrounding the announcement and leading up to our grand opening in 2011.

“The Queen Will Rock You in 2011” Wilmington News Journal

“World Cafe Live Plans Expansion into Delaware” Billboard

“Queen Theatre on Revival Track” Wilmington News Journal

“A Royal Groundbreaking” Hosseckin Community News

“King of the Queen” Delaware Today

“In The Market” Delaware Today

“The Queen Is Not Dead” CityLife

“Save The Queen” Out & About Magazine

“World Cafe Live Planning an Encore” Philadelphia Business Journal

“WXPN’s Non-COMMvention headed to Wilmington this
spring” Wilmington News Journal

“The Queen reveals a bit of her old self” Delaware Online

“A Rockin’ Renovation” Delaware Today

“Lighting It Up For The Queen” Delaware Online

WCL Philly’s First Year

We accomplished a lot in our first year. Check out some highlights below.

 

“World Cafe Live Honored by Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia” Innovation Philadelphia

“Children’s concert series begins” The Daily Pennsylvanian

“A New Home For The Blues” The Greater Phila Rock, Rhythm & Blues Fest

“A Music Club To Love” Out & About Magazine

“Rehab/Renovation Winner” Philadelphia Business Journal

“Innovative Small Business of the Year” Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

WCL Philly Awards & Honors

Thrillist
Philly’s 15 Best Music Venues, #2 (2016)
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Philly Happening List
Live Music Venue (2013, 2016)
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Tri State Indie Music Awards

Venue Of The Year, +500 Capacity (2012, 2014)
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100 Favorite Places To See Live Music
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AOL City’s Best
Best Live Music Venue – Philadelphia (2008, 2010)
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Best Open Mic  (2010)
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NBC Philadelphia
Golden Local Winner: Best Club in Philadelphia (2009)
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Best of Citysearch Philadelphia
Best Happy Hour (2009)
Best Live Music Venue (2006, 2008)
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Philadelphia Style Magazine
Best Open Mic (2006)
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Philadelphia City Paper
Best Music Venue (2006)
Best Open Mic (2006)
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Temple University
“Diamond in the Rough” Awarded to Hal Real by  (2006)

 
Philadelphia Magazine Best of Philly
Best New Music Venue (2005)
Best Kids Concert Series (2005)
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Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Small Business Excellence Awards
Innovative Small Business of the Year (2005)
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The Arts and Business Council of Philadelphia
Business/Arts Partnership Award (2005)

 

Philadelphia Business Journal
Rehab/Renovation Winner (2005)

World Cafe Live Philadelphia Opens in 2004

World Cafe Live officially opened its doors on October 2, 2004. Take a look at some press surrounding our inception.

“How to Build WXPN a Dream House” Philly Mag

“Artist-friendly World Cafe Live sets new stage for music” Associated Press

“Listening is easy at World Cafe Live” The Morning Call

“World Cafe Live gives concertgoers something different” Out & About Magazine

“Changing Skyline” Philadelphia Inquirer