Many music festivals have canceled and postponed their gatherings until next year. Not looking to leave their loyal fanbase without a show, The Roots’ will be hosting their annual Roots Picnic virtually this Saturday! In partnership with Michelle Obama’s nation, nonpartisan nonprofit organization, When We All Vote, The Roots will launch its 13th Annual Roots Picnic as a virtual broadcast experience exclusively on YouTube!
Viewers can anticipate performances by The Roots, H.E.R., Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, SZA, Kirk Franklin, Snoh Aalegra, Earthgang, G Herbo, Polo G, D Nice, and Music Soulchild (backed by The Roots). There will also be appearances by Michelle Obama, Lin-Manuela Miranda, Chris Paul, Common, Liza Koshy, Kerry Washington, Traces Ellis Ross, Janella Monae, and Elaine Welteroth.
The event is executive produced by Shawn Gee of Live Nation Urban, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Tarik Trotter (Two One Five Entertainment), and Dan Parise (DPS).
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