PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — WXPN (88.5 FM), the nationally recognized leader in Triple A music and a noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced the 2007 lineup for the now-named “XPoNential Music Festival” presented by Subaru. In addition, the annual summer festival has added an extra day and is returning to Camden County’s Wiggins Park, located on the Camden Waterfront, July 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd.
For the first time, the festival will also devote Friday to Y-Rock On XPN featuring: The Fratellis, Fountains of Wayne, Cracker, The A-Sides, Sam Roberts Band, Earl Greyhound, Ruder Than You, and more.
Other artists scheduled to perform can be found here: XPN.org/festival07
Ticket sales begin June 13 and will be available online at xpn.org and at select retailers. Advance tickets to Thursday night’s performances will be free to all WXPN Members and Camden County residents courtesy of the Camden County Board of Freeholders. Thursday night tickets will also be available at the gate for $10 (subject to availability). Friday, Saturday and Sunday daily tickets are $8 in advance and $12 at the gate for XPN Members and non-members pay $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Children’s tickets (for ages 2-12) are $5 per day.
WXPN is also introducing a new Weekend Pass that provides admittance to all four days of the festival. The pass is $20 in advance and $30 at the gate for WXPN Members and non-members pay $30 in advance and $45 at the gate.
This festival, now in its 13th year and third at Wiggins Park, has drawn historically large and enthusiastic crowds. This venue was selected by WXPN for its spectacular waterfront views, lush open green spaces, and array of local attractions, such as Adventure Aquarium and the Camden Children's Garden, which serves as the Kids Corner venue. WXPN will again offer a variety of family-friendly activities and host an incredible lineup of up-and-coming and heritage musical acts at an affordable ticket price.
CAMDEN COUNTY'S WIGGINS PARK is located on the Camden Waterfront, between the Adventure Aquarium and the Tweeter Center. The Park also features a 50-slip marina, and a promenade along the Delaware River with breathtaking views of the river and Philadelphia skyline.
WXPN 88.5 FM, 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 Corner hosted by Kathy O’Connell. WXPN also produces the alternative rock service, Y-Rock On XPN (yrockonxpn.org) 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, Harrisburg at 88.1 FM, and the world via online streaming at XPN.org and XPoNentialMusic.org.