Roots Picnic Announces Return for 2022
After sitting out both 2020 and 2021, Roots Picnic will return in 2022, and it announced a blockbuster lineup for its return this week. Mary J Blige, fresh off her Super Bowl LVI halftime show performance, headlines joined by The Roots, with Summer Walker, WizKid, Kirk Franklin, Jazmine Sullivan... Read more
Michelle Obama Joins Roots Picnic Virtual Festival
Famed hip-hop outfit The Roots have recruited Michelle Obama to co-host the annual Roots Picnic, which is being presented virtually this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 event will be presented on YouTube June 27 rather than its standard takeover of Philadelphia neighborhoods. Obama’s national... Read more
2020 Roots Picnic Lineup Led By Meek Mill, DaBaby
Philadelphia’s urban music festival Roots Picnic has recruited hometown hero Meek Mill to headline its 2020 edition. DaBaby, Summer Walker, Burna Boy, Thundercat, and Snoh Aalegra are also among the slate of participating artists who will visit the May 30 bash at the Mann Center at Fairmount Park. The... Read more