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Ryan Adams + Alabama Shakes Announced for 2016 XPoNential Music Festival


Ryan Adams, Alabama Shakes and Brandi Carlile will headline this year’s XPoNential music festival.

The WXPN 88.5-hosted Philadelphia festival’s 2016 lineup also spans Father John Misty, Gary Clark Jr., Kurt Vile & the Violators, Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Felice Brothers. There are even more acts still to be added to the roster. Check out the poster below.

The three-day event takes place July 22-24 at BB&T Pavilion and Wiggins Park in Camden, N.J. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Feb. 26. Find more information at the festival website.

Headliners Alabama Shakes are fresh off Grammy wins for Best Alternative Music Album and Best Rock Song for their 2015 sophomore effort Sound & Color and its lead single “Don’t Wanna Fight.” Adams released a full-album cover of Taylor Swift‘s 1989 this past fall. Carlile dropped her fifth full-length, The Firewatcher’s Daughter, last year, too.


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