Philadelphia alt-rock radio station WXPN has announced the initial lineup for its 2018 XPoNential Festival which happens July 27 - 29 at BB&T Pavilion. The War on Drugs and Sturgill Simpson will headline on Saturday, July 28 with Preservation Hall Jazz Band also announced for that day. The rest of the lineup has yet to be revealed but reserved tickets for Saturday are currently on WXPN presale and go on sale to the general public on Friday, December 15 at 10 AM.

The War on Drugs are at the tail end of their 2017 North American tour in support of this year's A Deeper Understanding, playing dates in the South before heading to Indiana for a couple shows. They'll then head to Australia and New Zealand in early 2018. All dates are listed below.

Sturgill also has an upcoming co-headlining show with John Prine at Radio City.

The War on Drugs - 2017/2018 Tour Dates
Dec 14 The National Richmond, VA
Dec 16 Soul Kitchen Mobile, AL
Dec 17 Iron City Birmingham Birmingham, AL
Dec 18 Marathon Music Works Nashville, TN
Dec 20 Brown Theatre Louisville, KY
Dec 21 The Vogue Indianapolis, IN
Dec 22 The Castle Theater Bloomington, IL
Jan 27, 2018 Laneway Festival Singapore, Singapore
Jan 29, 2018 Laneway Festival Auckland, New Zealand
Feb 02, 2018 Laneway Festival Adelaide Sa, Australia
Feb 03, 2018 Laneway Festival Melbourne, Australia
Feb 04, 2018 Laneway Festival Sydney, Australia
Feb 06, 2018 Enmore Theatre Newtown, Australia
Feb 07, 2018 Enmore Theatre Newtown, Australia
Feb 10, 2018 Laneway Festival Brisbane, Australia
Feb 11, 2018 Laneway Festival Fremantle, Australia
Feb 13, 2018 Forum Melbourne, Australia
Feb 14, 2018 Forum Melbourne, Australia
Jun 02, 2018 Victoria Park London, United Kingdom
Jun 04, 2018 Forbidden Fruit Festival Dublin, Ireland
Jul 28, 2018 XPoNential Music Festival Camden, NJ

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