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
Chris Lane, Raptors Presales Lead Thursday Tickets On Sale
Country singer Chris Lane’s upcoming shows and a handful of Toronto Raptors home games are among tickets on presale Thursday. Lane’s Big, Big Plans tour will kick off on Halloween, with six of the singer’s shows going on general sale tomorrow, including Atlanta, Louisville, and San Francisco performances. The... Read more
Miami Beach Pop Festival To Celebrate City’s Vibrant Culture, Food On South Beach
Miami – the vibrant, culturally diverse, and melting-pot city known for its beach views and nightlife scene – just became an even hotter spot to visit this year as A-list stars Chance The Rapper, Kygo, and Jack Johnson will headline the inaugural Miami Beach Pop Festival. The festival is... Read more
The Roots Announce Brief Holiday Tour This December
For the second year in a row, The Roots have announced a brief set of shows later this year just around the holidays. The holiday tour will only make stops on the east coast, starting in Boston, Massachusetts right after Christmas on December 26. From there, they will visit... Read more
Questlove Reveals Symphonic Tribute Tour In Honor Of Prince
A Prince tribute tour, dubbed “4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince” will kick-off next month with the help of a 27-piece orchestra. Ahmir Khalib Thompson, known as Questlove from the band The Roots, curated the tour. He worked with Prince collaborator Brent Fischer on the tour’s arrangements and received... Read more
Usher, Common, The Roots Set To Perform At Lynching Memorial Concert
Big name artists like Usher, Common, and The Roots have been announced as performers at a concert for the opening of a memorial to victims of lynching in Montgomery, Alabama. Montgomery is holding an opening celebration for the first memorial to pay tribute to the horrible racial deaths by... Read more
Bomb Threat at SXSW Forces The Roots To Cancel Performance
Fans were excited to see the Philadelphia hip-hop band, The Roots, perform a concert at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival this past Saturday, but a bomb threat halted the night. SXSW, an annual conference and festival celebration for film and music in Austin, Texas, is a ten-day... Read more
A Concert for Charlottesville Will Give Away 3,000 Tickets Tomorrow
Following the violence that occurred last month in the city of Charlottesville, Virginia, Dave Mathews Band organized A Concert for Charlottesville: An Evening of Music and Unity- a free musical event that encourages donation to the “Concert for Charlottesville Fund” at the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. Virginia residents will have... Read more
Concert for Charlottesville Scheduled for September 24th
Charlottesville locals the Dave Matthews Band will be joined by Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, Ariana Grande and others for a free “Concert for Charlottesville” on September 24th. Convened as an event designed to heal the wounds from the white nationalist march and counter-protests on August 11-12 following a decision by... Read more
Market Heat Report: Football, Baseball, and of course, Ed Sheeran
Sports are dominating the TicketNetwork marketplace once again today, with excatly half of the Top 20 belonging to MLB and NFL games. Popular teams still include baseball’s Kansas City Royals and Boston Red Sox, and football’s Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers. Tonight’s game between the Royals and the... Read more