Pop-Preview: The XPoNential Festival

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We are beyond stoked to be covering the 2014 XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru this weekend July 25-27th at Wiggins Park and the Susquehanna Bank Center (SBC) in Camden, New Jersey.

The 30-artist festival is the brainchild of Philadelphia’s amazing radio station, WXPN (88.5 FM) the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A music and non-commercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania.

Here’s the very, very cool line-up they have in stock for you this year…

FRIDAY, JULY 25

WIGGINS PARK – RIVER STAGE (Wiggins Park gates open at 5 PM)

Lucius (6:45 PM-7:25 PM)

The Hold Steady! (8:10 PM-9:00 PM)

Rodrigo y Gabriela (9:55 PM -11:25 PM)

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Viv and the Revial (5:30 PM –6:00 PM)

Marian Hill (6:10 PM-6:40 PM)

Houndmouth (7:30 PM-8:05 PM)

James Cotton (9:05 PM-9:50 PM)

SATURDAY, JULY 26

The Kids Corner area in the Children’s Garden at Wiggins Park will be open from 11:30 am to 6pm

Wiggins Park gates open at 11:30 AM

WIGGINS PARK-RIVER STAGE

Commonwealth Choir (12:30 PM-1:00 PM)

Hurray for the Riff Raff (1:40 PM-2:20 PM)

Strand of Oaks (3:05 PM-3:45 PM)

Ingrid Michaelson (4:35 PM-5:35 PM)

C.J. Cheiner & The Red Hot Louisiana Band (6:30 PM-7:15 PM)

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Our Griffins (12:00 PM-12:30 PM)

Caitlin Rose (1:05 PM-1:35 PM)

Marah (2:25 PM-3:00 PM)

Jeremy Messermith (3:50 PM-4:30 PM)

Dave Hause (5:40 PM-6:25 PM)

Susquehanna Bank Center gates open at 6:30 PM

Dawes (7:30 PM-8:00 PM)

Jenny Lewis (8:30 PM-9:15 PM)

Ryan Adams (9:45 PM-11:15 PM)

SUNDAY, JULY 27

The Kids Corner area in the Children’s Garden at Wiggins Park will be open from 11:30 am to 6pm

Wiggins Park gates open at 11:30 AM

WIGGINS PARK-RIVER STAGE

The Lawsuits (12:30 PM-1:00 PM)

J. Roddy Walston & The Business (1:40 PM-2:15 PM)

Old 97s (3:00 PM-3:40 PM)

Lake Street Drive (4:30 PM-5:15 PM)

Trigger Hippy (6:05 PM-7:00 PM)

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Ginger Coyle (12:00 PM-12:30 PM)

Bear’s Den (1:05 PM-1:35 PM)

Nicole Atkins (2:20 PM-2:55 PM)

Diego Garcia (3:45 PM-4:25 PM)

Man Man (5:20 PM-6:00 PM)

Susquehanna Bank Center gates open at 6:30 PM

The Districts (7:15 PM-7:45 PM)

Band of Horses (8:15 PM-9:30 PM)

Beck (10:00 PM-11:30 PM)


TICKETS & ADMISSION

Tickets for the 2014 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru can be viewed and purchased here:

· 3-Day Go Everywhere Pass with admission to all Wiggins Park shows and lawn admission to the SBC shows on Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27 are $60 each for WXPN members through Monday, July 14; after that date, the price is $70. For the general public, the price is $125 through July 14; after that date, the price is $140.

· 3-Day Wiggins & Garden Pass with admission to all Wiggins Park shows and the Children’s Garden (does not include admission to the SBC shows on July 26 & July 27) are $45 each for WXPN members through July 14; after that date, the price is $55. For the general public, the price is $90 through July 14; after that date, the price is $110.

· 1-Day Wiggins & Garden Passes with admission to all Wiggins Park shows and the Camden Children’s Garden (does not include admission to the SBC shows on July 26 & July 27) will be available subject to capacity starting on Tuesday, July 15, priced at $30 each for WXPN members with a maximum number of four tickets purchased per day, and $60 for the general public.

· 1-Day Kids Pass for kids ages 2-12 are available in advance or at the festival gate for $5 at all times. Children ages 2-12 will be admitted to the SBC shows when accompanied by a Go Everywhere Pass holder.

· If available, tickets may be purchased in person on Festival dates at the box offices at Wiggins Park and SBC.

· Reserved seat tickets for the SBC show on Saturday, July 26 featuring RYAN ADAMS, JENNY LEWIS and DAWES can be purchased here. Reserved seat tickets for the SBC show on Sunday, July 27 featuring BECK, BAND OF HORSES and THE DISTRICTS can be purchased here. Reserved seat tickets for these shows are also available through Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. Reserved seat tickets to these shows do not include admission to Wiggins Park and the Children’s Garden.

· There are no ticket refunds or exchanges.

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