XPoNential Music Festival Presented by Subaru
The 2021 XPonential Music Festival returns to Wiggins Park Waterfront and BB&T Pavilion and have released the festival time slots for next week.
Friday September 17th - Gates open at 4pm
4:30-5:00 Hoochi Coochi
5:40-6:25 Sofia Valdes
7:45-8:40 Cory Henry
5:05-5:35 Arthur Thomas and the Funkitorium
6:30-7:40 The Record Company
8:45-10:15 Los Lobos
Saturday September 18 - Wiggins Park Gates open at 11:30am - BB&T Pavilion at 5:30pm
12:30-1:00 Great Time
1:50-2:30 Michaela Anne
3:25-4:10 Adia Victoria
5:15-6:10 Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
12:00-12:30 Stella Ruze
1:00-1:45 Paul Beaubrun
4:15-5:10 Strand Of Oaks
6:15-7:15 Ani DiFranco
7:30-9:00 Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
9:30-11:00 Tedeschi Trucks Band
Sunday September 19 - Wiggins Park Gates open at 11:30am
12:00-12:30 Anna Shoemaker
1:25-2:10 Sierra Ferrell
3:15-4:05 Jade Bird
5:15-6:10 Nicole Atkins
12:35-1:20 Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers
2:15-3:10 Devon Gilfillian
4:10-5:10 Shovels & Rope
The XPoNential Music Festival 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 Commissioners, the family-friendly XPoNential Music Festival is known for convenient access via public transportation, natural amphitheaters that produce great sound, extensive food, drink, and vendor selections, and festival seating and riverfront promenades that offer spectacular views of the Delaware River and Philadelphia skyline.
As it has done for more than 25 years, the XPoNential Music Festival will showcase multiple music genres and the expertly-curated mix of established and new artists enjoyed by WXPN members and listeners. Familiar artists including Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, Los Lobos, Ani DiFranco and Dawes will be joined by such talked-about up-and-comers as Sofia Valdes, Jade Bird, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Sierra Ferrell and Michaela Anne. Haitian-American musician Paul Beaubrun and young Cuban sensation Cimafunk. Many attendees will be excited to welcome artists they've enjoyed from previous XPoNential Music Festivals, including Los Lobos, Strand Of Oaks, Dawes, Nicole Atkins, Adia Victoria, Devon Gilfillian and The Record Company.
The festival will also highlight the Philadelphia area’s rich local music scene, with sets from Hoochie Coochi, Anna Shoemaker, Arthur Thomas and the Funkitorium, Stella Ruze, Great Time, and Tommy Conwell and the Young Rumblers. Just added: Snacktime Philly brings their high-power brass jamss and will present pop-up performances on Sunday, Sept. 19 throughout the Wiggins Park grounds.
More details about the XPoNential Music Festival are located at the festival website xpnfest.org and the festival hashtag is #xpnfest. Follow and share on Twitter at @xpnfest, on Facebook at facebook.com/xpnfest and Instagram at @wxpnfm. See below for important safety updates.
COVID-19 Safety Update
A negative COVID-19 test result or proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or will be required to enter the festival at Wiggins Park and the adjacent BB&T Pavilion. All XPoNential Music Festival ticket holders age 12 and older will be required to show one of the following:
Negative COVID-19 Test: Those not fully vaccinated are required to provide a negative result from a diagnostic COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours (3 days) of entering the festival, along with an appropriate ID matching the name on their documentation.
Proof of Vaccination: An original or printed copy of your vaccination card showing that you received a second dose of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson, no later than Friday, September 3, must be provided along with an appropriate ID matching the name on your documentation.
Children under 12 will be required to wear a mask when moving through the festival grounds, and may remove them when seated. If they plan to attend the Saturday evening concert at BB&T Pavilion, they are required to take a diagnostic COVID-19 test within 72 hours (3 days) of entering the festival and provide proof of a negative result.
Per CDC guidelines, all attendees, regardless of vaccination status, should wear masks in any indoor spaces. Any individuals experiencing COVID-like symptoms are strongly encouraged to remain at home.
“We are looking forward to a lively, safe, and comfortable festival in line with guidance from public officials and health professionals,” said WXPN General Manager Roger LaMay. “Throughout WXPN’s 25 years of successfully presenting an annual outdoor music festival, our overriding mission has been to connect artists with audiences in the safest way possible. The safety of the WXPN community is our top priority. If there are any updates, we will make additional announcements.”
Check out photos from the 2018 XPN Fest at Wiggins Park Waterfront & BB&T Pavilion