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Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 29 for Hozier, Dawes and more artists performing on Friday, July 26

PHILADELPHIA (MARCH 26, 2019): WXPN, the non-commercial, member-supported radio station of the University of Pennsylvania, today announced the artists who will perform on Friday, July 26 at its 2019 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru. The annual three-day festival will take place Friday, July 26 through Sunday, July 28 at Wiggins Park and BB&T Pavilion, located next to each other on the Camden, New Jersey riverfront.

In partnership with promoter Live Nation, WXPN will present Irish musician-singer-songwriter HOZIER with special guests JAPANESE BREAKFAST and KILLIAM SHAKESPEARE in evening performances at BB&T Pavilion on Friday, July 26. Artists who will perform at Wiggins Park that day include DAWES, BETTYE LAVETTE, RAYLAND BAXTER, NILÜFER YANYA, CHRISTONE “KINGFISH” INGRAM, and FOXTROT & THE GET DOWN.

Tickets for these Friday, July 26 performances at BB&T Pavilion with a “Festival Access” add-on option for Wiggins Park stages will go on sale this Friday, March 29 at xpnfest.org.

WXPN will release the Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 artist lineups for the XPoNential Music Festival over the next two weeks as additional ticket options become available.

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 15th year at Wiggins Park and 8th year at the adjacent BB&T Pavilion, WXPN produces the family-friendly XPoNential Music Festival in partnership with the Camden County Board of Freeholders.

The XPoNential Music 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 current artist and ticket information for the XPoNential Music Festival is located at the festival website www.xpnfest.org. The festival hashtag is #xpnfest and can be found on Twitter at @xpnfest, on Facebook at facebook.com/xpnfest, and Instagram at @wxpnfm.

***** 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, North Jersey/Poconos at 91.9 FM, and the world via online streaming at www.XPN.org. 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. www.xpn.org.

About Live Nation Entertainment Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation Management and Live Nation Media/Sponsorship. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com.

About BB&T Pavilion The BB&T Pavilion (formerly the Susquehanna Bank Center) is the premier outdoor venue in the Philadelphia metro area to catch the summer’s hottest touring acts. The BB&T Pavilion box office is located on the Delaware River waterfront at 1 Harbour Blvd. in Camden, NJ. The BB&T Pavilion opened in 1995 and has changed names several times, from the Blockbuster-Sony Music Entertainment Center to the Tweeter Center in 2001, to the Susquehanna Bank Center in 2008, and to the BB&T Pavilion in 2015. The facility can be used year-round with capabilities of seating 25,000 in the summer and closing off to a 7,000-seat venue in fall and winter. Some of the most popular tickets for the venue have included Radiohead, The Who, Pearl Jam, Jimmy Buffett, Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band and Phish.