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March 6, 2014

Save The Date: The Roots Picnic Returns To Penn’s Landing On Saturday, May 31; Score $40 Pre-Sale Tickets Online Today Only!

Hey, music fans! Philadelphia’s epic Roots Picnic is set to return to Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing for its seventh year on Saturday, May 31, kicking off the summer season with a blockbuster day of live music on the Delaware River waterfront. With a reputation as the hardest working band in music, The Roots are [...]

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May 1, 2013

The Annual Roots Picnic Is Set To Rock Penn’s Landing On June 1; Starting Today, Enter To Win Two Tickets Via Philly 360°

Take note, music fans. The Roots Picnic, the annual music extravaganza from our hometown hip-hop heroes, returns for its sixth year on June 1. With a reputation as the hardest working band in music, The Roots deliver a blockbuster day of concerts every year. This year’s show is set to hit Festival Pier at Penn’s [...]

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January 24, 2013

From Philly 360: The 2013 Roots Picnic Returns To Festival Pier Saturday, June 1; Tickets Go On Sale Friday, January 25

The 2013 Roots Picnic musical lineup was released earlier this week, and the roster does not disappoint. This year’s show returns to Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing on Saturday, June 1 and as always, the lineup boasts talent from a wide range of genres, including Gary Clark Jr., Solange, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, How To Dress Well, Naughty By Nature and, of course, The Roots. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 25 at noon, at ticketmaster.com. Check out Philly 360° for the full 2013 Roots Picnic lineup and a video from last year’s festivities. [Philly 360°]

June 12, 2012

Video Interlude: Philly 360 Goes Behind The Scenes Of The 2012 Roots Picnic With Producer/DJ Diplo

  On June 2-3, The Roots hosted the annual Roots Picnic at Penn’s Landing for the fifth consecutive year, and once again, Philly 360° was on location to cover all of the action. In part four of their behind the scenes video series, Philly 360° caught up with Philadelphia-based producer/DJ Diplo for an exclusive interview, [...]

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May 30, 2012

Reminder: The 2012 Roots Picnic Hits Penn’s Landing With An Expanded Two-Day Festival, June 2-3

Don’t forget: this weekend brings the 2012 Roots Picnic, bigger and better than ever before with two days this year of musical madness. The annual event hit’s Penn’s Landing June 2-3 with, as always, a mix of big names, underground sensations and local up-and-comers. Philly 360 has all of the latest festival details and the [...]

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March 15, 2012

The Annual Roots Picnic Returns To Penn’s Landing With An Expanded Two-Day Festival, June 2-3

Exciting news! This June, the Roots Picnic returns even bigger and better than ever. The highly anticipated annual music festival, now in its fifth year, has expanded and will be taking over Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing for TWO days, June 2-3, with its always eclectic mix of artists. This year’s lineup once again highlights [...]

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June 3, 2011

Weekend Picks: Philly Beer Week Kicks Off, First-Ever Burger Brawl, Philadelphia International Bike Race, Roots Picnic And More

The next three days are packed with festivities large-scale and small. And lucky us — the weather is gorgeous. For starters, tonight you’ve got options like Philly Beer Week’s Opening Tap at the Independence Visitor Center, or the Franklin Institute’s back-by-popular-demand TFI After Dark event; plus, take in outdoor wine and music at either the [...]

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May 31, 2011

Giveaway: Win Two Tickets To The Roots Picnic At Festival Pier On Saturday, June 4

The Roots Picnic returns to Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing this Saturday, June 4th and we have a free pair of tickets to give away to one lucky reader. The fourth annual all-day music festival will feature a wide variety of artists, including, of course, The Roots, acclaimed rapper Nas, Grammy award winner Esperanza Spalding, [...]

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May 26, 2011

The Annual Roots Picnic Returns To Festival Pier At Penn’s Landing Next Saturday, June 4

In just over a week, on June 4, the annual Roots Picnic will return to Penn’s Landing for another year of diverse musical performances and eclectic collaborations. This year’s festival will once again feature two stages, with artists like renowned hip-hop lyricist Nas (backed by The Roots) and recent Grammy award winner Esperanza Spalding rocking [...]

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March 2, 2010

?uestlove Announces Roots Picnic Line-up Over Twitter

Last night, via Twitter, ?uestlove announced the line-up for the third annual Roots Picnic. At the end, he hints at a very special reunion at the Picnic. Any guesses? Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 5th, via Livenation. [ via Philebrity ]

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