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WXPN and Susquehanna Bank Center Team Up Again for the 2013 XPoNential Music Festival


PHILADELPHIA - The three-day XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru is returning to the Camden, NJ waterfront on Friday, July 26th – Sunday, July 28th, with performances taking place at Wiggins Park and the Susquehanna Bank Center. WXPN, the nationally-recognized leader in Triple A (Adult Album Alternative) music and noncommercial radio service of the University of Pennsylvania, announced today at 5 p.m. that it has again partnered with promoter Live Nation to present the Saturday night, July 27 performance by THE LUMINEERS and DR. DOG at Susquehanna Bank Center.

Reserved tickets for The Lumineers and Dr. Dog performance at the Susquehanna Bank Center will go on sale this Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at Ticketmaster.com, the Live Nation box office, at the Susquehanna Bank Center and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

“Our creative partnership with Live Nation and Susquehanna Bank Center in 2012 was a huge bonus for XPN listeners, and they’ll experience the same great entertainment value this year with the return of The Lumineers – a stunning side stage performer from last year – and hometown favorites Dr. Dog,” said WXPN Roger LaMay.

This year’s 3-Day Pass to the XPoNential Music Festival will include lawn seat admission to the Susquehanna Bank Center show on July 27. Tickets for the XPoNential Music Festival will go on sale on April 16, when the full festival lineup is announced.

The XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru, now in its ninth year at Wiggins Park and its second year at the adjacent Susquehanna Bank Center, is produced in partnership with the Camden County Board of Freeholders and features a lineup of established and up-and-coming artists heard on the award-winning radio station. 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 spectacular views of the river and Philadelphia skyline, a natural amphitheater for great sound, easy access to public transportation, lush open green spaces and the nearby Adventure Aquarium. WXPN will again offer a variety of family-friendly activities throughout the festival.

For more information or to access festival archives, visit xpn.org/xponential-music-festival.

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 XPN2 Singer-Songwriter Radio stream 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.

ABOUT LIVE NATION

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five eCommerce sites, with almost 27 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Front Line is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors

ABOUT SUSQUEHANNA BANK CENTER

The Susquehanna Bank Center is the premier outdoor venue in the Philadelphia metro area to catch the summer's hottest touring acts. The Susquehanna Bank Center box office is located on the Delaware River waterfront at 1 Harbour Blvd. in Camden, NJ. The Susquehanna Center opened in 1995 and has changed names multiple times, from the Blockbuster-Sony Music Entertainment Centre to the Tweeter Center in 2001 and to the Susquehanna Bank Center in 2008. 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 the fall and winter. Some of the most popular Susquehanna Bank Center tickets have included Radiohead, The Who, Pearl Jam, Jimmy Buffett, Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Dave Matthews Band and Phish.

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