Talking Heads’ David Byrne Playing 2018 XPoNential Music Festival

Via Philadelphia Patch

Written by Max Bennett

WXPN recently announced The War on Drugs, Sturgill Simpson, and Preservation Hall Jazz Band will play at BB&T Pavilion on Saturday, July 28 as part of the annual XPoNential Music Festival.

And now WXPN announced more acts taking the stage at the pavilion on Friday, July 27.

David Byrne of Talking Heads fame and electronic pop duo Sylvan Esso will grace the stage July 27 night at 8 p.m.

Bryne – an Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe winner and inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – will perform with a band at the show. He is expected to drop a new album in 2018.

Sylvan Esso, comprised of singer-lyricist Amelia Meath and producer Nick Sanborn and hailing from Durham, North Carolina, had their second album ("What Now" 2017) nominated for a Grammy for Best Dance/Electronic Album.

Tickets for the Friday, Jan. 27 show go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12 online here.

The complete lineup of artists performing at the festival will be announced at a future date.

The festival will be held Friday, July 27 through Sunday, July 29 at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey and the adjacent Wiggins Waterfront Park.

Reserved and lawn tickets are on sale now to the general public through Ticketmaster.com, the BB&T Pavilion box office, Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Tickets range from $35 to $295.

Three-Day Festival Passes including BB&T Pavilion Lawn access to this show will be available soon.

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