Philadelphia, PA – Every summer, The Roots head home to Philadelphia to throw the annual Roots Picnic, a multi-layered music extravaganza packed to the gills with colorful lineups and unexpected guests. This year, the well-curated event returns to the Festival Pier on June 3 and boasts performances from artists like Solange, Lil Wayne, 21 Savage, Mobb Deep, PnB Rock, Fat Joe, Thundercat, Pete Rock, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and a joint headlining set from The Roots and Pharrell.
Since its inception 10 years ago, the celebrated festival has featured artists such as The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Migos, John Legend, Janelle Monae, Nas, Kid Cudi, Public Enemy, Gnarls Barkley, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Gary Clark Jr. and Rakim. The 2016 Roots Picnic welcomed headliners Future and Usher to the stage, and the audience got an unexpected performance from hometown hero Will Smith and daughter Willow as well. Watch a recap of last year’s event below.
See the full lineup for the 10th annual Roots Picnic above and purchase tickets here.