The Weeknd, Erykah Badu playing 8th annual Roots Picnic
The annual Roots-curated party at Festival Pier on Saturday, May 30 is once again bringing a colorful lineup of talent to Philadelphia.
The annual Roots-curated party at Festival Pier on Saturday, May 30 is once again bringing a colorful lineup of talent to Philadelphia - this year across three stages.
Other than The Roots themselves, this year's lineup includes The Weeknd, Erykah Badu (who'll be supported by The Roots), A$AP Rocky, Phantogram, DJ Mustard, Hiatus Kaiyote, Rae Sremmurd, Chronixx and the Zincfence Redemption, Afrika Bambaataa, Hudson Mohawke, DJ Windows 98 (a.k.a Win Butler of Arcade Fire), Raury, King Britt, Bishop Nehru, Moses Sumney, Brianna Cash, Marc E. Bassy and DONN T.
Tickets go on sale Friday, March 13 at noon online and also in-person at the Live Nation Box Office (111 Presidential Blvd., Bala Cynwyd) and the TLA (334 South St.). Citi cardmembers can get presale tickets from 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 11 through 10 p.m. Thursday, March 12.
A springtime staple for the past eight years, last year'ssold out show saw performances Snoop Dogg, The War on Drugs and Janelle Monae, among others. Previous years' lineups included The Black Keys, TV on the Radio, Nas, Vampire Weekend and more.