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Philadelphia Metro Area Ticket Retail Outlets

Earth & State

23 West State Street
Media, PA 19063
610-566-9270

Hideaway Music

8612 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
215-248-4434

Mad Platters CDs

111 West Gay Street
West Chester, PA 19380
610-431-1509

Main Street Music

4444 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
215-487-7732

Newtown Books & Records

102 South State Street
Newtown, PA 18940
215-968-4914

Rainbow Music & Books

54 East Main Street
Newark, DE 19711
302-368-7738

Shady Dog Records &
Disc Exchange

638 Lancaster Avenue
Berwyn, PA 19312

Tunes

910 Green Tree Square Plaza, Rt 73 N
Marlton, NJ 08053
856-983-2566

5501 Black Horse Pike, Rt 42
Turnersville, NJ 08012
856-227-0558

910 Haddonfield Berlin Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
856-782-3733

1205 Tilton Road, Suite 16
Northfield, NJ 08225

World Cafe Live

3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA
215-222-1400

Camden County Division of
Special Events

(Four Camden County Stores)
1301 Park Boulevard
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

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Central PA Retail Ticket Outlets

Abbey Bar

50 N. Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

CI Records

226 North Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17603

Midtown Scholar

1302 North 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center

50 North George Street
York, PA 17401

Electronic Press Kit

Thanks for your interest in the press kit for the
2010 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru

Now in its 17th year, the Festival returns for a sixth year to Wiggins Park on the Camden Waterfront from Friday, July 16 - Sunday, July 18. This year’s festival features performances by over 40 artists on three stages over three days. Artists include Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Alejandro Escovedo, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Rosanne Cash, Big Head Todd and The Monsters, Cowboy Junkies, The Felice Brothers, Yo La Tengo, Dr. Dog and many more. The electronic press kit (epk) contains:

  • Complete artist biographies
  • Print-ready photos of artists and venue
  • Logo artwork
  • Program schedule and details

Download EPK

Attendance for members of the media who are covering the Festival is complimentary of WXPN. To register for media credentials, please contact Caroline Pennartz of LevLane public relations @ 215-825-9644 or cpennartz@levlane.com.

Further details about the 2010 XPoNential Music Festival, including ticketing information, transportation details and FAQs, can be found here.

Location

The festival is located at Wiggins Park in Camden, NJ, directly across the Delaware River from downtown Philadelphia, at the intersection of Mickle Blvd. & Riverside Drive. Wiggins Park is in between the Battleship New Jersey and the Adventure Aquarium along the Camden Waterfront. Please visit the Camden Waterfront website for more information.

By Train

PATCO High Speedline

RidePATCO.org, (856) 772-6900

Take the Speedline to the Broadway station/Walter Rand Transportation Center. Board New Jersey Transit's River LINE at the Rand Transportation Center and take it to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

New Jersey Transit River Line

www.riverline.com, 1-800-626-RIDE

Take the River LINE to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

Please Note: Trains stop running all the way to Trenton at 9:00pm on Friday night and Sunday night. They do go to the Walter Rand Trans Center in Camden until midnight both of those nights. Here you can transfer to PATCO into Philly or travel by bus back to Trenton. Please call NJ Transit (1-973-275-5555) for more info. Saturday the trains run all the way until midnight.

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By Bus

New Jersey Transit Bus Service

www.njtransit.com, 1-800-626-RIDE

Take the route 452, 453 or 457 bus to the Adventure Aquarium. Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

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By SEPTA

www.septa.org, 215-580-7800

By Subway

Via Market Frankford Elevated (The"El" or "Blue Line")
Take the El to the 8th & Market station. Follows sign to the PATCO High Speedline. Take the Speedline east into New Jersey to the Broadway station/Walter Rand Transportation Center. Board New Jersey Transit's River LINE at the Rand Transportation Center and take it to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

By Regional Rail

Take any regional rail to Market East station. Follow the signs to the PATCO High Speedline. Take the Speedline east into New Jersey to the Broadway station/Walter Rand Transportation Center. Board the River LINE at the Rand Transportation Center. Take the River LINE to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

By Bus to the Riverlink Ferry

Take the Route 17, 21 33, 42 or 48 bus to Penn's Landing. Take the Riverlink Ferry across the Delaware River to the Camden Waterfront. When you leave the ferry the festival entrance will be to your right.

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By AMTRAK

www.amtrak.com, 1-800-USA-RAIL

Take Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station. Take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Elevated (the "El" or "Blue Line" ) east to 8th & Market in Philadelphia. Follows sign to the PATCO High Speedline. Take the Speedline east into New Jersey to the Broadway station/Walter Rand Transportation Center. Board the River LINE at the Rand Transportation Center. Take the River LINE to the Aquarium station (Delaware Avenue at Federal Street). Walk down Riverside Drive past the Aquarium and to Wiggins Park.

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By Riverlink Ferry

www.riverlinkferry.org, (215) 925-LINK

The Riverlink Ferry terminal is located at Penn's Landing, outside the Independence Seaport Museum just past the Hyatt Regency Hotel. From Philadelphia, take the Riverlink Ferry across the Delaware River to the Camden Waterfront. When you leave the ferry the festival entrance will be to your right.

Please note: If the Ferry Link entrance at Chestnut St. is locked, please proceed one block south to the Walnut St. entrance.

Please visit the Riverlink Ferry website for schedule, pricing and parking info.

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By Car

From Philadelphia:

Follow signs for the Ben Franklin Bridge from I-95, I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) or I-676 (Vine Street Expressway). After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Delaware and Maryland:

Follow I-95 North across the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Follow the signs for I-295 North/New Jersey Turnpike/Delaware Memorial Bridge/NJ-NY. Take I-295 North to Route 42 North to I-676 North. Take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Other Pennsylvania Locations:

Interstate 95: From Points South

Follow I-95 North towards Philadelphia then follow signs for I-676 East and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge/Camden. Take the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey. After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676 and take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

Interstate 95: From points North

Follow I-95 South towards Philadelphia and use exit for Historic Area. (Second and Callowhill Streets); follow Callowhill Street to Sixth Street and from there follow signs for Ben Franklin Bridge/Camden. Take the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey. After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676 and take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Harrisburg:

Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike east to Exit 326 (Valley Forge). Follow signs for I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) towards Philadelphia. Follow I-76 to I-676 (Vine Expressway). Merge onto Vine St. Expressway/I-676 East/US-30 East via Exit 344 on the left toward Central Philadelphia. Take the exit toward I-676 East/US-30 East/Ben Franklin Bridge. Follow signs onto the Ben Franklin Bridge. Take the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey. After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676 and take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From the Lehigh Valley:

Take the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike south until reaching the end of the Northeast Extension. Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike West to Exit 326 (Valley Forge). Follow signs for I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) towards Philadelphia. Follow I-76 to I-676 (Vine Expressway). Merge onto I-676 (Vine Street Expressway) via Exit 344 on the left towards Central Philadelphia. Take the exit toward I-676 East/US-30 East/Ben Franklin Bridge. Follow signs onto the Ben Franklin Bridge. Take the Ben Franklin Bridge into New Jersey. After exiting the bridge tolls in Camden, stay to the right and follow signs to I-676 and take Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From New Jersey:

From the New Jersey Turnpike:

Take Exit 4 of the New Jersey Turnpike and exit onto Route 73 North. Drive 1/2 mile to Route 295 South exit. Take Route 295 South. Take Exit 26 for Camden/Philadelphia/I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Interstate 295 South
(Trenton-Bellmawr Section of the Roadway):

Take Route 295 South to Exit 26 for Camden/Philadelphia/I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Interstate 295 North
(Delaware-Bellmawr Section of the Roadway):

Take I-295 North and follow the signs for Local I-76. Merge onto Local I-76 and follow signs for I-76/I-676/Route 130. I-76 turns into I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Interstate 676:

Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From the Atlantic City Expressway:

Follow Route 42 North to I-76 Local West to I-676 North. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From the Garden State Parkway:

Take the Garden State Parkway to the Atlantic City Expressway. Follow Route 42 North to I-76 Local West to I-676 North. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From Central Jersey:

Take Interstate I-95 West and then go south on the New Jersey Turnpike. Take Exit 4 of the NJ Turnpike and exit onto Route 73 North. Drive 1/2 mile to Route 295 South Exit. Take Route 295 South. Take Exit 26 for Camden/Philadelphia/I-676. Take I-76 Local West to I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

From North Jersey:

Take the New Jersey Turnpike South to Exit 4. Take Exit 4 of the NJ Turnpike and exit onto Route 73 North. Drive 1/2 mile to Route 295 South exit. Take Route 295 South. Take Exit 26 for Camden/Philadelphia/I-676. Take I-76 Local West to I-676. Take I-676 to Exit 5A (Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard). Take Mickle Boulevard/Martin Luther King Boulevard and follow the signs to the Camden Waterfront.

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Parking

Parking is available at daily rates set by the lot operators. Since there are concerts at the Tweeter Center, please make plans to arrive early on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to ensure parking if you plan to drive to the Festival.

Check back for more updated info on parking at the Festival.

The Festival gates open at 5pm on Friday, and 12noon on Saturday and Sunday.

 

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By Bike

Help the earth stay green. Save your green by biking to the festival.

Bike racks are available outside the festival, to provide a safe place for cyclists to store their equipment. While the Walt Whitman Bridge does not offer a bike path, you can use the North Walkway on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Please Note: The Benjamin Franklin Bridge south walkway will be closed from May 10 to 24, 2010 to provide access to Delaware River Port Authority personnel making fiber optic repairs. During the closure, pedestrians and cyclists will have access to the north walkway. Walkway hours are weather permitting and open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily.

For up to the minute information regarding the status of the walkway, we recommend that you call the Delaware River Port Authority at 856-968-2255 Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm. Before and after regular hours and on weekends, please contact Police Radio directly at 856-968-3301 or 215-218-3750 ext 3301.

The PATCO line, RiverLink Ferry, NJ Transit River Line, and Septa also allow cyclists to bring their bikes on board. If you choose to take Septa, keep a few things in mind. Cyclists under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Bikes must remain on the rack outside the bus and are only permitted during off-peak hours. Groups of cyclists traveling on the Regional Rail must notify rail transportation at least 5 days in advance.

Before you head out, be sure to check out the complete guidelines:

Ben Franklin Bridge Walkway Information
PATCO
The RiverLink Ferry
NJ Transit River Line
SEPTA

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Camden Area

Wyndham Mt. Laurel
1111 Route 73 North
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
856-234-7000
Special rate of $89 plus tax
when reserved by phone
(while available).
Request the XPoNential
Music Festival rate

The Inn At Cherry Hill
1450 Route 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
(856) 428-2300
7.9 miles

Marriott Mount Laurel
915 Route 73
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 234-7300
9.3 miles

Greenwood Inn
4457 Marlton Pike
Pennsauken, NJ 08109
(856) 663-9868
4.4 mi

Howard Johnson
1104 Route 73
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
(856)778-3500
10 mi.

America's Best Value Inn
2389 Marlton Pike W (Route 70 W
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(856) 317-1900
4.2 mi

Inn of the Dove
725 Cuthbert Blvd
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(856) 488-2323
5.0 mi

Crowne Plaza Hotel
2349 W Marlton Pike
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(856) 665-6666
4.7 mi

Days Inn
525 Route 38 East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
(856) 663-0100
4.6 mi

Philadelphia

Best Western Independence Park Inn
235 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-998-6000

Comfort Inn Downtown
100 N. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-627-7900

Hyatt Regency Philadelphia
at Penn's Landing

201 S Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 928-1234
5.3 mi

Omni Hotel Independence Park
401 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-925-0000

Sheraton Society Hill Hotel
1 Dock Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
215-238-6000

Penn's View Hotel
14 N Front St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 922-7600
3.5 mi

Thomas Bond House
129 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 191406
215-923-8523

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