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May 30, 2013

The 2013 Roots Picnic Hits Penn’s Landing This Saturday, June 1! Celebrate All Weekend With Tons Of Additional Events At Venues Across The City

The 2013 Roots Picnic Hits Penn's Landing This Saturday, June 1! Celebrate All Weekend With Tons Of Additional Events At Venues Across The City

This weekend brings the Roots Picnic, the annual music extravaganza from our hometown hip-hop heroes, returning for its sixth year on Saturday, June 1. With a reputation as the hardest working band in music, The Roots are set to deliver a blockbuster day of concerts. This year’s show at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing […]

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May 2, 2013

Roundup: Our Updated Guide To The Dozens Of Spring And Early Summer Festivals Hitting Philadelphia In The Coming Weeks

Roundup: Our Updated Guide To The Dozens Of Spring And Early Summer Festivals Hitting Philadelphia In The Coming Weeks

The month of May overflows with awesome spring events and outdoor festivals, so to help you navigate through them all and find the ones you definitely do not want to miss, we’ve updated our Spring Festivals roundup with a more comprehensive list of all the festivals we could find this month and next. From blockbuster […]

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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°

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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March 15, 2012

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

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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March 24, 2011

Calling All Aspiring Chefs: Questlove To Host A Top Chef -Style Cook-off Competition In Philadelphia Next Month

Questlove at the 2010 Roots Picnic

Philadelphia’s favorite drummer, Questlove of The Roots, is holding a open casting call on Twitter for an aspiring chef to win the opportunity to work with the renowned musician on a number of upcoming projects, including the chance to prepare a meal for him, the band and several special guests during The Annual Roots Picnic […]

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March 1, 2011

The 4th Annual Roots Picnic Date And Lineup Announced!

The 4th Annual Roots Picnic Date And Lineup Announced!

The annual Roots Picnic will return to Penn’s Landing’s Festival Pier on June 4 and this year’s lineup includes, an always, an eclectic list of performers. Headliners include rising star Wiz Khalifa, Grammy-award winner Esperanza Spalding, hip-hop legend Nas and, of course, The Roots. They’ll be joined by a host of other performers spanning all […]

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June 9, 2010

From Philly 360°: A Roots Picnic Recap Complete With Photos, Video And More

From Philly 360°: A Roots Picnic Recap Complete With Photos, Video And More

The 3rd Annual Roots Picnic took place this weekend at Penn’s Landing and once again, it did not disappoint. Featuring some of the top musicians from nearly every genre, the festival provided a full day’s worth of head-nodding, crowd-surfing, hand-waving action. Our sister site Philly 360° has an in-depth recap post complete with a photo […]

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June 8, 2009

The Roots Picnic: Some Photos!

The Roots Picnic: Some Photos!

Photos by M. Kennedy for GPTMC The Roots Picnic was this weekend, and we’ve got a handful of photos of the Roots playing live at the awesome concert. There’s a few more after the jump, including one of the Roots with the Philly 360 look-book. Take a peak! Were you there? Take some sweet shots? […]

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