SATURDAY, JULY 27 | BB&T PAVILION
ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS + BLONDIE
SATURDAY, JULY 27 AND SUNDAY, JULY 28 | WIGGINS PARK
ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES, AMY RAY BAND, GUSTER
Saturday Tickets Go Onsale to the General Public this Saturday, April 6 at 10am
PHILADELPHIA (APRIL 2, 2019): WXPN, the non-commercial, member-supported radio station of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced the artists who will perform on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 at its 2019 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru. The annual three-day festival will take place Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28 at Wiggins Park and BB&T Pavilion, located next to each other on the Camden, New Jersey riverfront.
In partnership with promoter Live Nation, WXPN will present ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS and BLONDIE in evening performances at BB&T Pavilion on Saturday, July 27. Artists who will perform at Wiggins Park that day include ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES, THE WOOD BROTHERS, LOW CUT CONNIE, J.S. ONDARA, SISTER SPARROW & THE DIRTY BIRDS, CAROLINE ROSE, THE McCRARY SISTERS, ALI AWAN and THE VAUGHNS.
Then on Sunday, July 28 the following artists will perform at Wiggins Park: AMY RAY BAND (Indigo Girls), GUSTER, KATHLEEN EDWARDS, GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV, DAVE HAUSE & THE MERMAID, LUCY DACUS, THE WAR AND TREATY, RUSTON KELLY, SEAN ARDOIN, RFA, and ZEEK BURSE.
Tickets for the Saturday, July 27 performances at BB&T Pavilion with a “Saturday Festival Access” add-on option for Wiggins Park stages will go on sale at 10:00 a.m. this Saturday, April 6. See all ticket options including 3-Day Go Everywhere Passes available at xpnfest.org.
The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru is WXPN’s signature annual concert event that draws audiences from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, Mid-Atlantic region, and Northeastern US. Now in its 15th year at Wiggins Park and 8th year at the adjacent BB&T Pavilion, WXPN produces the family-friendly XPoNential Music Festival in partnership with the Camden County Board of Freeholders.
The XPoNential Music Festival features the expertly curated mix of established and new artists enjoyed by WXPN members and listeners. The preferred summer music event is known for convenient access via public transportation, natural amphitheaters that produce great sound, plenty of activities for kids, extensive food, drink and vendor selections, and festival seating and riverfront promenades that offer spectacular views of the Delaware River and Philadelphia skyline.
All current artist and ticket information for the XPoNential Music Festival including the previously announced HOZIER show at BB&T Pavilion on Friday, July 26 is located at the festival website www.xpnfest.org. The festival hashtag is #xpnfest and can be found on Twitter at @xpnfest, on Facebook at facebook.com/xpnfest, and Instagram at @wxpnfm.
WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A radio and the premier guide for discovering new and significant artists in rock, blues, roots and folk, is the non-commercial, member-supported, public radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN produces World Cafe, public radio’s most popular program of popular music that is distributed by NPR to more than 200 U.S. radio stations, and the Peabody Award-winning Kids Corner. WXPN serves the greater Philadelphia area at 88.5 FM, the Lehigh Valley at 104.9 FM, Worton/Baltimore at 90.5 FM, Lancaster/York at 88.7 FM, Harrisburg at 99.7 FM, North Jersey/Poconos at 91.9 FM, and the world via online streaming at www.XPN.org. The WXPN app brings all of WXPN to any mobile device. WXPN produces XPoNential Radio on XPN2 as its secondary radio channel in HD, also available online. www.xpn.org.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com.
About BB&T Pavilion
The BB&T Pavilion (formerly the Susquehanna Bank Center) is the premier outdoor venue in the Philadelphia metro area to catch the summer’s hottest touring acts. The BB&T Pavilion box office is located on the Delaware River waterfront at 1 Harbour Blvd. in Camden, NJ. The BB&T Pavilion opened in 1995 and has changed names several times, from the Blockbuster-Sony Music Entertainment Center to the Tweeter Center in 2001, to the Susquehanna Bank Center in 2008, and to the BB&T Pavilion in 2015. The facility can be used year-round with capabilities of seating 25,000 in the summer and closing off to a 7,000-seat venue in fall and winter. Some of the most popular tickets for the venue have included Radiohead, The Who, Pearl Jam, Jimmy Buffett, Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band and Phish.