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2012 XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru: Bigger and Better than Ever!

New artists added to lineup - Bonus ticket offers now available
4 stages, 2 venues, 30+ artists perform over three days on the Camden Waterfront


PHILADELPHIA, Pa. June 29, 2012 – The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru is getting bigger and better each year! WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced that Dawes, Rhett Miller & the Serial Lady Killers, Delta Spirit, Kaki King, Field Report, Kasey Anderson, We Are Augustines, Lower Dens and Fleeting Ends have been added to a lineup of 30+ artists at the 2012 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru. The weekend festival will take place on four stages and in two venues on the Camden Waterfront at Camden County’s Wiggins Park and the Susquehanna Bank Center (SBC) from Friday, July 20-Sunday, July 22.

Only 3-Day festival passes include lawn admission to SBC shows. WXPN has a BONUS offer for Sunday’s SBC show. With a purchase of a 3-Day pass or Sunday Single-Day ticket, festival goers can get reserved tickets to Field Report, Delta Spirit and Counting Crows for $10 extra dollars.

ARTISTS

Today, WXPN also announced that John Wesley Harding’s Cabinet of Wonders will feature Rhett Miller, Megan Reilly, Eugene Mirman and Rick Moody. Also, hot local band Fleeting Ends has been added to the lineup (exact time and location to be announced). This year’s lineup once again showcases a mixture of national, local, heritage and up-and-coming artists. The festival schedule is as follows (note: festival schedule subject to change):

FRIDAY, July 20: Gates Open at 5 p.m.

River Stage

  • WAR ON DRUGS (6:55-7:40 PM)
  • DAWES (8:35-9:35 PM)
  • THE HOLD STEADY (10:30-11:30 PM)

Jersey Arts.com Marina Stage

  • CITY RAIN (5:30-6:05 PM)
  • THE LUMINEERS (6:10-6:50 PM)
  • JC BROOKS & THE UPTOWN SOUND (7:45-8:30 PM)
  • OZOMATLI (9:40-10:25 PM)

SATURDAY, July 21: Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.

River Stage

  • GOOD OLD WAR (12:35-1:20 PM)
  • MIKE DOUGHTY (2:10-2:55 PM)
  • PATTERSON HOOD & THE DOWNTOWN RUMBLERS (3:45-4:40 PM)
  • KATHLEEN EDWARDS (5:40-6:45 PM)

Jersey Arts.com Marina Stage

  • MATT SANTRY (12-12:30 PM)
  • DELTA RAE (1:25-2:05 PM)
  • LOWER DENS (3-3:40 PM)
  • LEE RANALDO BAND (4:45-5:30 PM)

Susquehanna Bank Center Main Stage

  • DR. DOG (7:15-8 PM)
  • THE AVETT BROTHERS (8:20-9:20 PM)
  • WILCO (10-11:15 PM)

SUNDAY, July 22: Gates Open at 11:30 a.m.

River Stage

  • WORK DRUGS (12:30-1:00 PM)
  • DIEGO GARCIA (1:45-2:25 PM)
  • JOHN WESLEY HARDING’S CABINET OF WONDERS (3:20-4:30 PM)
  • RHETT MILLER & THE SERIAL LADY KILLERS (5:25-6:15 PM)

Jersey Arts.com Marina Stage

    • DANA ALEXANDRA (12-12:30 PM)
    • JD MCPHERSON (1:05-1:40 PM)
    • KAKI KING (2:30-3:15 PM)
    • JD SOUTHER (4:35-5:20 PM)

Susquehanna Bank Center Main Stage

  • FIELD REPORT (5:30-6 PM)
  • DELTA SPIRIT (6:30-7:20 PM)
  • COUNTING CROWS (8:15-9:45 PM)

The Key Stage Presented by Glanzmann Subaru at the Susquehanna Bank Center

  • KASEY ANDERSON (6-6:30 PM)
  • WE ARE AUGUSTINES (7:20-8:00 PM)

VENUES & TICKETS

The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru keeps growing and this year, WXPN has extended the festival to include performances at SBC on Saturday and Sunday nights. Wilco, The Avett Brothers and Dr. Dog will perform on Saturday, July 21 and Counting Crows, Delta Spirit, Field Report, Kasey Anderson and We Are Augustines will perform on Sunday, July 22. All other performances will take place at Wiggins Park. Gates at Wiggins Park open at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 20, and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22.

XPN MEMBER Prices:
3-Day Pass: $45 (through 7/9) | $55 (as of 7/10)
3-Day Pass PLUS Reserved Counting Crows Ticket: $55 (through 7/9) | $65 (as of 7/10)

Daily Ticket: $18 (through 7/9) | $25 (as of 7/10)
Sunday Ticket PLUS Reserved Counting Crows Ticket: $28 (through 7/9) | $35 (as of 7/10)

GENERAL PUBLIC Prices:
3-Day Pass: $90 (through 7/9) | $110 (as of 7/10)
3-Day Pass PLUS Reserved Counting Crows Ticket: $100 (through 7/9) | $120 (as of 7/10)

Daily Ticket: $36 (through 7/9) | $50 (as of 7/10)
Sunday Ticket PLUS Reserved Counting Crows Ticket: $46 (through 7/9) | $60 as of 7/10)

Child (ages 2-12): $5 at all times

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT COUNTING CROWS RESERVED TICKETS:
Tickets are for reserved seats at the Counting Crows and Delta Spirit performance at the SBC on Sunday, July 22. All seats are in the Loge section and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. WXPN is unable to accommodate specific seating requests. Only hard tickets are available (there is no print at home option). Tickets must be mailed to customers. Complete ticket information for the XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru tickets can also be found online here.

ELECTRONIC PRESS KIT & MEDIA CONTACTS

The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru electronic press kit (EPK) is now available online here. The EPK features complete artist biographies, print-ready photos of artists and venue, logo artwork and program schedule and details. General festival FAQs can be found online here.

For interview requests with artists and WXPN personnel as well as other press inquiries, please contact:

ABOUT THE XPONENTIAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru, now in its eighth year at Wiggins Park, is produced in partnership with the Camden County Board of Freeholders. The venue was selected by WXPN for its spectacular waterfront views, natural amphitheatre for great sound, easy access to public transportation, lush open green spaces and an array of local attractions, such as Adventure Aquarium and the Camden Children's Garden, which serves as the Kids Corner Area. WXPN will again offer a variety of family-friendly activities throughout the festival. For more information or to access festival archives, visit http://www.xpn.org/xponential-music-festival/2012

ABOUT CAMDEN COUNTY'S WIGGINS PARK
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 breathtaking views of the river and Philadelphia skyline.

ABOUT WXPN
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 Corner hosted by Kathy O’Connell. WXPN also produces the alternative rock service, XPN2 (http://www.xpn.org/xpn2/home) 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/listen.

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