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Contest is Now Closed!

Congratulations to Barbara Bassett & Jon Gluckman, Sustaining Members from Haddonfield, NJ who won the front row seats to see Patty Griffin at the Kimmel Center Thursday, June 6! Our contest winner!

Patty Griffin is coming to the Kimmel Center on Thursday, June 6 and you can watch her from the Front Row!

Pledge now to support WXPN and you’ll be entered to win a pair of Front Row Tickets to see Patty Griffin at the Kimmel Center on Thursday, June 6!

Contest ends at midnight tonight!

Each valid entry will be eligible for a random drawing to win the grand prize. WXPN Sustaining Members will be automatically entered in the contest. The prize is courtesy of BRE Presents.

1. How to Enter the Contest

a. You can submit your entry starting at 12:01am on Thursday, May 23, 2013. All entries must be received by WXPN no later than 11:59pm Thursday, May 23, 2013. All times are Eastern Time.

b. To participate in the contest, use any one of the following methods, but all entries must include your first and last name, address, phone no., email address, and all other requested information on the Win Front Row Tickets for Patty Griffin Contest page:

  • Become a Member of WXPN, or make a membership contribution to WXPN, or
  • Complete and submit the contest form online.
  • Provide all of the necessary information (name, address, valid email address, and phone no. where we can reach you during the day on a plain sheet of paper, and fax your entry to WXPN, fax no. 215-573-2152, Win Front Row Tickets for Patty Griffin Contest, Attn: Online Dept.
  • WXPN Sustaining Members are automatically entered.

c. WXPN is not responsible for a submission that is lost, undelivered or misdirected, or for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outages or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.

d. From all entries, one grand prize winner will be chosen at random on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, and the first selected eligible contestant will be announced as the Grand Prize winner on the air on Thursday, May 30, 2013. The Grand Prize winners will be notified by phone and email. Prize must be claimed immediately upon notification.

2. Eligibility Restrictions

The contest is open to adults (18 years or older). Employees of WXPN, its contest sponsors, volunteer staff members managing the contest, and the members of their households are ineligible to participate in the contest or win. One entry per person.

3. The Prize

a. The Prize will include: two front row tickets for Patty Griffin at the Kimmel Center on Thursday, June 6.

b. The Prize has a total estimated retail value of $200.00.

c. All costs and expenses not specifically listed in the above prize description are the responsibility of the winner, including but not limited to transportation, accommodations, meals and souvenirs. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prize permitted, except by Sponsor.

d. The Station reserves the right to make changes to the rules of the contest, including the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any prize-related event is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or canceled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.

e. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. Winner is responsible for all fees and expenses associated with the acceptance, use and/or misuse of the prize not expressly included in the prize description. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

f. The prize may be picked up at the Marketing/Promotions Department office of WXPN, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA during business hours. The prize may also be shipped by WXPN upon the winner's provision of certification of eligibility and an executed prize receipt and publicity release.

4. Selection of Winner

a. Decisions of station management with respect to the contest are final.

b. One entry and five alternates will be selected at random on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, from all entries received by the deadline, and the first selected eligible contestant will be announced as the Grand Prize winner on Thursday, May 30, 2013.

c. Winner need not listen or be present to win. WXPN will contact the winner. If the winner does not claim the prize immediately upon notification, that contestant will forfeit the prize and an alternate winner will be selected and notified in order from the alternate entries drawn.

5. Conditions

a. Payment of all federal, state and local taxes is the sole responsibility of the winner.

b. By participating in the contest, the winner agrees to have his or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this contest without additional financial or other compensation, and to sign a publicity release prior to acceptance of the prize. The winner must also sign a prize receipt and certify compliance with all eligibility requirements prior to release of the prize.

c. WXPN, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person for tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the WXPN Web Site or who is otherwise in violation of the rules.

d. Additional travel costs and other expenses associated with the fulfillment of the prize are the responsibility of the prize winner and not the responsibility of WXPN or the Contest Sponsor.

6. Right to Make Changes

WXPN reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the contest. There is no substitution, transfer, assignment, or cash equivalent for prizes.

7. No Purchase Required

No purchase or donation is necessary.

8. Responsibilities

WXPN is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the contest or in the announcement of a prize, or cancellation of the performance.

9. Copies of the Contest Rules

Copies of the written contest rules will be available up to 30 days after the end of the contest at You may also receive the rules by mail by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to WXPN Win Mumford & Sons Tickets Contest, Online Dept., 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104.