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Performers at Wiggins Park include Drive-By Truckers / Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires / Angel Olsen / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Strand of Oaks / David Bromberg Quintet / Joseph / Dave Hause / The Arkells / Davy Knowles / Brownout / Adia Victoria / Xenia Rubinos

3-Day Go Everywhere passes are on sale this Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m.

PHILADELPHIA (MARCH 21, 2017): The initial lineup of artists performing at Wiggins Park on the Camden, New Jersey waterfront in the 2017 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru has been announced by WXPN, the non-commercial, member-supported radio station of the University of Pennsylvania. The festival will take place from Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July 30 at Wiggins Park and the adjacent BB&T Pavilion.

Artists who’ll perform at the two stages in Wiggins Park reflect the Festival’s commitment to musical diversity, and include Drive-By Truckers, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Angel Olsen, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Strand of Oaks, David Bromberg Quintet, Joseph, Dave Hause, The Arkells, Davy Knowles, Brownout, Adia Victoria and Xenia Rubinos. More artists will be announced.

As previously announced, WXPN has again teamed with promoter Live Nation to present these XPoNential Music Festival performances at BB&T Pavilion on July 28 & 29: Wilco, Conor Oberst, Amos Lee and Friends featuring Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Spoon, and more.

The popular 3-Day Go Everywhere pass that provides general access to Wiggins Park and lawn access to BB&T shows will be available as of 10 a.m., Friday, March 24 with the option to upgrade to reserved seating at BB&T Pavilion for evening shows there on July 28 and 29. Starting today, anyone who becomes a new or renewing WXPN Member at the $25 per month level will receive a pair of 3-Day Go Everywhere Passes.

Advance ticket prices below will be available for a limited time. WXPN Members at any level pay half price for 3-Day Go Everywhere Passes.

 3-Day Go Everywhere Pass3-Day Go Everywhere Pass Plus 100 Level Seats3-Day Go Everywhere Pass Plus 200 Level Seats
Public $140 $247 $229
WXPN Member$70 $177$159
Child age 2-12 $15$122 $104

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To become a WXPN member, go to

The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru is WXPN’s signature annual concert event that draws audiences from throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, Mid-Atlantic region, and Northeastern US. Now in its 13th year at Wiggins Park and 6th year at the adjacent BB&T Pavilion, WXPN produces the XPoNential Music Festival in partnership with the Camden County Board of Freeholders. The festival features the expertly curated mix of established and new artists enjoyed by WXPN members and listeners. The preferred summer music event is known for convenient access via public transportation, natural amphitheaters that produce great sound, plenty of activities for kids, extensive food, drink and vendor selections, and festival seating and riverfront promenades that offer spectacular views of the Delaware River and Philadelphia skyline.

All 2017 XPoNential Music Festival information is at Share #xpnfest on Twitter using @xpnfest, on Facebook at, and Instagram at @wxpnfm.

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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, public radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN produces World Cafe, public radio’s most popular program of popular music that is distributed by NPR to more than 200 U.S. radio stations, and the Peabody Award-winning Kids Corner. WXPN serves the greater Philadelphia area at 88.5 FM, the Lehigh Valley at 104.9 FM, Worton/Baltimore at 90.5 FM, Lancaster/York at 88.7 FM, Harrisburg at 99.7 FM, Northeastern PA and Northwestern NJ at 91.9 FM, and the world via online streaming at The WXPN app brings all of WXPN to any mobile device. WXPN produces XPoNential Radio on XPN2 as its secondary radio channel in HD, also available online.