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XPoNential Festival adds group

Tedeschi Trucks: Fireside Live was added to the festival's lineup.

Tedeschi Trucks: Fireside Live. Image | Stuart Levine

WXPN has announced that it has partnered with promoter Live Nation to present Tedeschi Trucks: Fireside Live with special guest Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey, on Sept. 18, as part of WXPN’s 2021 XPoNential Music Festival presented by Subaru. Tedeschi Trucks: Fireside Live is a modified lineup of the Tedeschi Trucks Band, featuring between four and seven musicians and inspired by their successful at-home, online performance series from earlier this year, the “Fireside Sessions xpnfest.org

Salvage Olympics
Image | Greg Reese

Salvage Olympics at Philly Reclaim

Summer is here and the Philadelphia Community Corps is holding the first inaugural Salvage Olympics event at Philly Reclaim on Sunday, July 18, from noon-4pm. There will be food, drinks, and a variety of competitive “salvage-themed” Olympic games for chances to win prizes, or simple bragging rights. The games will include a reclaimed beam toss, a salvaged brick stacking contest, a sledgehammer throw, a donated power sander racing contest, a recycled paint door decoration contest and more. Visit bit.ly/3xNhDrd for more information.

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The current number of homicide victims year-to-date under Mayor Jim Kenney and District Attorney Larry Krasner’s leadership. This represents a 34 percent increase over the same time last year and is higher than the annual number of homicides that took place in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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