The Roots & Live Nation Present The Roots Picnic ’18!

February 15, 2018 0

unnamed-1-321x500 The Roots & Live Nation Present The Roots Picnic ’18!

The Roots and Live Nation Urban have teamed up, once again, to present this year’s Roots Picnic in Philadelphia! The 11th annual festival will take place at Festival Pier in Philly on June 2nd and will be another celebration of music, art, fashion, comedy, wellness, and consciousness. The Roots continue to raise the bar for their annual festival! This year, the GRAMMY Award winning multiplatinum Hip Hop collective will headline a special “Jam Session” hosted by Dave Chapelle!

Surprise guests are set to appear as well! Other names in music that will make appearances include Lil Uzi Vert, 6lack, The Diplomats, 2 Chainz, Brandy, Fabulous, Jadakiss and more. Complimenting the music stages will also be a podcast stage w/ Drink Champs, Angela Yee, Questlove Supreme and more. A Lifestyle Stage that will host a Madden & NBA2K tournament, as well as a Fashion, Art, and Hustle panel.

The festival is produced by The Roots founding members, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, and Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter, along with Shawn Gee (Roots manager & President of Live Nation urban.

The Roots x Dave Chappelle Jam Session With Special Guests

Music Stage:
Lil Uzi Vert
Dirty Projectors
The Diplomats
2 Chainz
Black Thought’s Live Mixtape Feat. Fabolous & Jadakiss
Rich The Kid & Jay Critch
DJ Drama Presents Gangsta Grillz With Special Guests
DJ Kid Capri
Grits & Biscuits
Jo Jo Abbot
Sun Ra Arkestra
Tierra Whack
Bri Stevens

Podcast Stage:
Drink Champs
On One with Angela Rye
Questlove Supreme
The Realest Podcast

Lifestyle Stage:
Madden + NBA2K Tournament Hosted By iPod King Carter
Fashion Panel
Art Panel
Hustle Panel
The mARkeT


CITI card members will have access to a presale February 14th at 10am ET through February 15th at 11:59pm ET

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