THE ROOTS PICNIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
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The Roots Picnic Music Festival TicketsThe Roots Picnic Music Festival concert is curated by the band The Roots. It is a celebration of music native to Philadelphia as well as music performed by friends of the group. Every year, the band also serves as backup to headlining performers or plays a few songs of its own whether they are some of its classics or newly released. In 2019, The Roots headlined the event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its album, Things Fall Apart. Past performers have included Pharrell, Lil Wayne and Solange.
Celebrating the Musical Roots of PhiladelphiaThe Roots band was formed in Philadelphia, in 1987, by Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson. Both artists have had their good share of success within the music industry as a band and as solo artists. The band continues to be the house band for the The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, for example. It created The Roots Picnic Music Festival in 2008 to celebrate local music, food and art as well as fashion while having conversations that impact society. It is an opportunity to enjoy the top talent in hip-hop and R&B in addition to other music genres. Local Philadelphia artists who are well-known in the area or who are just getting their start are showcased, too. Thanks to the success of the event's first few years, the festival is now considered a reunion for attendees, artists and vendors that has a positive impact on the community. For many, it cannot be missed.
Where can I buy The Roots Picnic Music Festival tickets?When The Roots Picnic Music Festival tickets go on sale, you can reserve your spot at StubHub. Backed by its FanProtect guarantee, you can purchase tickets safely and securely via its mobile and desktop platforms.
Who performed at the most recent The Roots Picnic Music Festival?Given that The Roots created and continue to co-host The Roots Picnic Music Festival, attendees can anticipate a well-chosen lineup of the top artists in the alternative, Americana and bluegrass music genres as well as blues, contemporary, country and electronic genres. The 2019 event featured H.E.R, 21 Savage and City Girls. At the first event in 2008, Gnarls Barkley and Diplo performed. DJ Premier, Naughty by Nature and Usher have performed at previous festivals.
What are the stages set up at The Roots Picnic Music Festival?At The Roots Picnic Music Festival 2019, three stages were set up. They featured the much-anticipated musical performances as well as gaming, art and dialogue. At the most recent event, there was a main stage, a podcast stage and a lifestyle stage.
When is The Roots Picnic Music Festival 2020?The Roots Picnic Music Festival is not scheduled for 2020 at this time. Generally, it is held during the first weekend of June.
What attractions will I experience at The Roots Picnic Music Festival?As a one-day event, The Roots Picnic Music Festival concert is packed with musical performances from open to close, one after the other. There are also additional attractions to enjoy. Live podcasts take place on the podcast stage as conversations about the potential for social change take place at the lifestyle stage. There are also plenty of opportunities for eating, drinking and shopping on-site.
What other music festivals are held near Philadelphia like The Roots Picnic Music Festival?If you are in the Philadelphia area, two other music festivals you might consider checking out include the Philadelphia Folk Festival held at the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford and the Made in America Festival held at Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
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