Mavis Staples added to XPoNential Music Festival; set times announced

MAVIS STAPLES

MAVIS STAPLES

The legendary gospel singer Mavis Staples has been added to the lineup of the XPoNential Music Festival, taking place July 22-24 in Camden.

The festival — also featuring artists such as Alabama Shakes, Brandi Carlile, Ryan Adams, Gary Clark Jr., Femi Kuti and Josh Ritter — takes place at both the BB&T Pavilion amphitheater (formerly the Susquehanna Bank Center) and nearby Wiggins Park. Staples, the former Staple Singers lead vocalist who opened for Bob Dylan at the Borgata in Atlantic City on Sunday and concludes her series of dates with him on July 17, will perform at Wiggins Park at 3:55 p.m. July 24.

The annual festival, presented by Philadelphia radio station WXPN (88.5 FM), has also announced set times for all its acts. Here they are. (For more information, visit xpnfest.org.)

JULY 22

BB&T PAVILION

8 p.m.: Tommy Stinson
9 p.m.: Kurt Vile & The Violators
10:10 p.m.: Ryan Adams & The Shining

WIGGINS PARK

River Stage
5:05 p.m.: Billy Hector
6:30 p.m.:
Father John Misty
8:20 p.m.:
Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle

JerseyArts.com Marina Stage
4 p.m.: RoseMary Fiki
4:35 p.m.: Queen of Jeans
5:45 p.m.: White Denim
7:30 p.m.: The Suffers

JULY 23

BB&T PAVIILION
7 p.m.: Chicano Batman
8 p.m.: Gary Clark Jr.
9:45 p.m.: Alabama Shakes

WIGGINS PARK

River Stage
12:30 p.m.: Ben Arnold
1:45 p.m.: The Revivalists
3:20 p.m.: The Felice Brothers
4:55 p.m.: Preservation Hall Jazz Band
6:35 p.m.: Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band

JerseyArts.com Marina Stage
Noon: Kississippi
1:05 p.m.: Esmé Patterson
2:35 p.m.: Darlingside
4:10 p.m.: The Record Company
5:50 p.m.: David Wax Museum

JULY 24

BB&T PAVILION
6:30 p.m.: case/lang/veirs, featuring Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs
8 p.m.: Old Crow Medicine Show
9:30 p.m.: Brandi Carlile

WIGGINS PARK

River Stage
Noon: Eliza Hardy Jones
1 p.m.: The Marcus King Band
2:20 p.m.: The Districts
3:55 p.m.: Mavis Staples
5:35 p.m.: Femi Kuti & The Positive Force

JerseyArts.com Marina Stage
12:30 p.m.: Chicano Batman
1:40 p.m.: Diane Coffee
3:15 p.m.: Oliver John Rodgers
4:50 p.m.: Low Cut Connie

 

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