(CAMDEN, NJ) -- WXPN, the non-commercial, member-supported radio station of the University of Pennsylvania, has announced the artists who will perform in its 2020 XPoNential Music Festival. The annual three-day festival that features the expertly curated mix of established and new artists enjoyed by WXPN members and listeners will take place Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2 at Wiggins Park and BB&T Pavilion, located next to each other on the Camden riverfront.
WXPN will present evening performances at BB&T Pavilion on Saturday, August 1 featuring Nathaniel Rateliff, Grace Potter, and the Marcus King Band, and on Sunday, August 2 featuring Norah Jones, Mavis Staples, and Black Pumas.
Artists who will perform at Wiggins Park on Friday, July 31, Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2 include Citzen Cope, The New Pornographers, Liz Phair, Son Volt, Devon Gilfillian, Nicole Atkins, Samantha Fish, Illiterate Light, Bailen, Molly Tuttle, Michaela Anne, Ikebe Shakedown, Tommy Conwell & the Young Rumblers, Paul Beaubrun, Anna Shoemaker, Stella Ruze, Great Time, and Arthur Thomas and the Funkitorium. More artists will be announced at a later date.
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. Produced in partnership with the Camden County Board of Freeholders, the family-friendly XPoNential Music Festival is now in its 16th year at Wiggins Park, and 9th year at the adjacent BB&T Pavilion. It 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 xpnfest.org.
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.