The Roots always try to bring an interesting lineup to their annual picnic festival by doing more than just music. They continue the trend with their 2019 edition.
The annual Roots Picnic returns to Philly on June 1st, but this year it moves to The Mann Center at Fairmount Park. The festival featuring multiple musical performances and more has been held at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing for the past 11 years. The Roots will headline like they do every year but this time it’s a special show as they’ll perform their classic album Things Fall Apart in full to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
H.E.R., 21 Savage, Lil Baby, Raphael Saadiq vs Soulquarians, Queen Naija, City Girls, Tank & the Bangas, Blueface, Black Thought & J.Period live mixtape with Yasiin Bey and The Originals (aka DJ Clark Kent, Stretch Armstrong, D-Nice, Rich Medina & Tony Touch) are some of the music performers. The festival features 3 stages of music, podcasts, gaming, art & dialogue which include guests like poplar podcasts like The Joe Budden podcast and the The Read Podcast live on stage.
See the full lineup above. Tickets go on sale Friday (March 15) at noon on this link.