XPoNential Music Festival to feature The War on Drugs, Nathaniel Rateliff, more

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The XPoNential Music Festival — which took place in July for many years, went virtual in 2020 because of the pandemic, and returned in September 2021 — will stay in September this year, taking place Sept. 16-18 at the Waterfront Music Pavilion (formerly the BB&T Music Pavilion) and Wiggins Park in Camden.

Pavilion performers will include The War on Drugs, Patti Smith and Her Band and Geese on Sept. 16; and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, The Revivalists and Snacktime on Sept. 17.

The performers at Wiggins Park will be:

Sept. 16: Taj Mahal, Samantha Fish, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers, Dos Camino, Tamino, The Tisburys, Omar’s Hat.

Sept. 17: Valerie June, The Felice Brothers, Houndmouth, Lo Moon, Bartees Strange, Black Opry Revue, Catebite, Highnoon. (June 21 Update: Lucinda Williams has been added to this lineup.)

Sept. 18: Jenny Lewis, Kathleen Edwards, The Suffers, The Dip, Buffalo Nichols, Cosmic Guilt, Chestnut Grove.

Tickets go on sale April 22 at 10 a.m.; visit ticketmaster.com or xpnfest.org.

The festival is presented by Philadelphia radio station WXPN (88.5 FM).

The schedule for the Wiggins Park bands is not available yet.

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