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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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February 4, 2014

The Roots’ Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter Hosts The 4th Annual Let’s Move It Philly Dance Party This Saturday, February 8

There’s no denying that Philadelphia’s hometown music heros The Roots know how to get crowds moving. The Grammy Award-winning crew led by Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson keeps audiences on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon grooving every weeknight, and will continue to jam on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon when it [...]

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July 3, 2013

Our Guide To The City, The Philly 4th Of July Jam’s Music, Art, Fashion And Food Festival At The Piazza At Schmidt’s Today, July 3

Philadelphia’s free music event of the season — the Philly 4th of July Jam — is no longer just a one-day blowout. The main event of the 4th of July Jam is hosted this year by Philadelphia comedian Kevin Hart with performances from headliners John Mayer, J. Cole, Grace Potter, Jill Scott, Ne-Yo, Demi Lovato [...]

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June 12, 2013

Big Deal Alert: Philly 4th Of July Jam Expands To A Two-Day Fest With The City Festival At The Piazza At Schmidt’s, July 3

America’s birthday bash just keeps on getting bigger. Philadelphia already celebrates Independence Day in a big way, with the Wawa Welcome America festival, parade and free blowout concert, the Philly 4th of July Jam headlined by The Roots. Now on July 3, The Roots and friends turn the dial way up by kicking off the [...]

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June 6, 2013

Wawa Welcome America Update: Philadelphia Comedian Kevin Hart To Host The Philly 4th of July Jam! Win VIP Seats Online Today!

Here in Philly, we celebrate America’s birthday with one of the biggest shindigs of the year. July 1-7, Wawa Welcome America returns to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and beyond to celebrate Independence Day with live — and free! — music from Grammy-winning musicians, a huge parade, fireworks, a food festival and tons of other activities [...]

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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

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 29, 2013

Join Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter And The Roots To Help Dedicate A Mural In Their Honor, Friday, May 31

This Friday, May 31, come out to see Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and The Roots at the official unveiling of the the highly anticipated new mural — Legendary — celebrating our local hip-hop heroes. The dedication celebration is set for 11:30 a.m. at the mural site, on the exterior of the World [...]

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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°]

October 26, 2012

Questlove And Black Thought Of The Roots To Help Unveil The Design Of Their Mural This Saturday, October 27 As Part Of Mural Arts Month

The Mural Arts Program’s Roots Mural Project has been working for more than a year now to put together plans for the special mural dedicated to the GRAMMY® award-winning band The Roots. At last, the design by lead artist Ernel Martinez is ready to be unveiled, this Saturday, October 27, as part of Mural Arts [...]

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