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Beta Hi-Fi

Friday, July 26, 2024
Doors: 6pm | Show: 8pm

This event is FREE, no tickets required!

Beta Hi-Fi is World Cafe Liveʼs FREE multi-day emerging music festival featuring some of the Philly regionʼs best new artists! Spanning from July 24- 27, we continue the tradition of providing a platform for local musicians to perform for a broader audience. Each night, three hand-picked artists will perform a 20-30 minute set to a rotating panel of judges from the Philly music scene. The winning artist from each night will return Saturday to compete for cash and other career-boosting prizes.

Beta Hi-Fi serves as a showcase for industry professionals and fans alike. Whether youʼre an artist, friend, family, or just a music lover, come hang out and discover new music!

To submit your music, fill out this form: *Submissions will close Friday, June 14th*
Artists MUST be located within 30 miles of Philadelphia AND be available to perform 7/24-7/27 to enter.


  • You must make a table reservation to guarantee seating. Without a reservation, seating will be first-come, first-served if available. There is standing room by the bar area.
  • The Lounge is a full-service restaurant – our full food & drink menu is available when doors open.
  • If you require accessible seating, please contact us at or 215-222-1400 prior to the show so we can best accommodate your needs.
  • Join the WCL Fan Club for priority entry, food & merch discounts, exclusive offers, and more. Mega & Ultimate Fan levels include 24-hour presale access and no ticket fees.
  • World Cafe Live is a nonprofit independent venue where artistry meets social impact. Every purchase helps support our music education & community programs.
  • See FAQ for more information.