PHILADELPHIA (APRIL 7, 2014) - WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, announced at 5 pm ET today that it has again teamed up with promoter Live Nation to present concerts at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, New Jersey on Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27 as part of the 2014 XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru. RYAN ADAMS, JENNY LEWIS and DAWES will perform on Saturday night, July 26, and BECK, BAND OF HORSES and THE DISTRICTS will perform on Sunday night, July 27.
The three-day XPoNential Music Festival isreturning tothe Camden, NJ waterfront from Friday, July 25th through Sunday, July 27th, featuring outstanding performances taking place at both Wiggins Park and the Susquehanna Bank Center. Reserved tickets for the concerts at the Susquehanna Bank Center on Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27 will go on sale online this Wednesday, April 9 starting at 10am to WXPN members. Reserved tickets for the general public will be available this Friday, April 11 starting at 12pm/noon through Ticketmaster.com, the Live Nation box office, at the Susquehanna Bank Center, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
This year’s 3-Day Go-Everywhere Pass to the XPoNential Music Festival will include lawn seat admission to the Susquehanna Bank Center concerts on July 26 and July 27. Tickets for the XPoNential Music Festival will be available starting Thursday, April 17, when the full three-day lineup is announced.
“We’re really pleased to be able to work with our friends at SBC to put together a lineup of core XPN artists that we’ve been playing since their debuts to headline our weekend on the river. I can’t wait,” said WXPN General Manager Roger LaMay.
The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru, now in its 10th year at Wiggins Park and its third year at the adjacent Susquehanna Bank Center, is produced in partnership with the Camden County Board of Freeholders and features a lineup of established and up-and-coming artists heard on the award-winning Philadelphia public radio station, along with a variety of family-friendly activities throughout the festival.
Wiggins Park is located on the Camden Waterfront, between the Adventure Aquarium and the Susquehanna Bank Center, and features a promenade along the Delaware River with spectacular views of the river and Philadelphia skyline, a natural amphitheatre for great sound, easy access to public transportation, lush open green spaces and the nearby Adventure Aquarium.
For more information or to access festival archives, visit http://xpn.org/xponential-music-festival.
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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 radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN produces World Cafe®public radio’s most popular program of popular music hosted by David Dye and syndicated by NPR, and the Peabody Award-winning Kids Cornerhosted by Kathy O’Connell. WXPN also produces XPoNential Radio on XPN2 stream as its secondary radio channel in HD. WXPN serves the greater Philadelphia area at 88.5 FM, the Lehigh Valley at 104.9, Worton/Baltimore at 90.5 FM, Lancaster/York at 88.7 FM, Harrisburg at 99.7 FM and the world via online streaming at 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/investors.
ABOUT SUSQUEHANNA BANK CENTER
The Susquehanna Bank Center is the premier outdoor venue in the Philadelphia metro area to catch the summer's hottest touring acts. The Susquehanna Bank Center box office is located on the Delaware River waterfront at 1 Harbour Blvd. in Camden, NJ. The Susquehanna Center opened in 1995 and has changed names multiple times, from the Blockbuster-Sony Music Entertainment Centre to the Tweeter Center in 2001 and to the Susquehanna Bank Center in 2008. 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 the fall and winter. Some of the most popular Susquehanna Bank Center tickets have included Radiohead, The Who, Pearl Jam, Jimmy Buffett, Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Dave Matthews Band and Phish.