The Roots Announce 8th Annual Roots Picnic Featuring A$AP Rocky, Erykah Badu & More


(AllHipHop News) The Roots crew’s annual Roots Picnic is returning to Philadelphia’s Festival Pier Saturday, May 30th. This year’s concert will include three stages. A$AP Rocky, Erykah Badu, The Weeknd, Phantogram, Hiatus Kaiyote, and more acts are set to perform.

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“The Picnic in Philly is always an event that we look forward to,” said Maverick’s Shawn Gee, Roots Manager and Executive Producer of the festival.  “It continues to get larger each year and the addition of the third stage and the increased size of the footprint will allow us to significantly increase the number of fans that get the chance attend this year.  The lineup is a diverse mix of great bands that will deliver a great musical experience to our hometown crowd.”

Tickets for the 2015 Roots Picnic go on sale to the general public Friday, March 13 at Noon. They will be available at, Live Nation Box Office, TLA, or by-phone at 800-745-3000. Citi card members will have an exclusive pre-sale opportunity running Wednesday, March 11 at 10 am to Thursday, March 12 at 10 pm.

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