CONCERT REVIEW: WXPN’s XPoNential Festival

[Photos by MEREDITH KLEIBER] BY MEREDITH KLEIBER Yes, the heat was nearly unbearable. Yes, we were all sweating until Rorshach patterns formed on our clothes. But the 2011 XPoNential Music Festival was more than worth it. Having hosted music festivals for the past eighteen years, WXPN has certainly honed their ability to please their festival-goers. There were misting stations posted around the park so that their event didn’t end up like the Warped Tour’s Camden stop. If your preferred cool-down method was in the form of an ice-cold beer, there was plenty of reasonably priced local Flying Fish to go around. […]

CONCERT REVIEW: XPoNential Music Festival

BY ARTHUR SHKOLNIK The sweltering heat did little to discourage massive crowds from herding into Wiggins Park on the Camden Waterfront this weekend for the XPoNential Music Festival, WXPN’s 17th annual three-day summer music festival, featuring over 30 unique and diverse bands and musicians. Promotional frisbees stubbornly took to the wind as Philly natives the Blood Feathers helped kick off Sunday’s festivities. Blood Feathers rocked the River Stage with their timeless and melodic blend of dirty funk, country twang, and fast paced rock and roll.  All the while Fool’s Gold, a six-piece from Los Angeles with three percussionists, couldn’t have […]