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The Roots — our Philly 360° lead creative ambassadors and Philly natives also known as the Legendary Roots Crew — have gathered a diverse lineup of talent for this third annual music festival, including: Vampire Weekend, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Mayer Hawthorne, The Very Best, Clipse, Nneka, Jay Electronica, Tune-Yards, Das Racist, The Money Making Jam Boys, Foreign Exchange, Baja and the Dry Eye Crew, Pattern is Movement, Meek Mill, Memory Tapes and more — including a performance by Wu-Tang members Raekwon, Method Man and Ghostface Killah backed by the The Roots and a special guest appearance by John Legend.
Of course, The Roots couldn’t just throw a music festival with their favorite acts and not grace the stage. The hometown heroes will be performing two sets of their unique, high-energy live sound with members of the Wu while the Afro’d one himself, ?uestlove, does a special set with DJ Jazzy Jeff. Live music will be playing from two stages during this all-day event at Festival Pier.
Saturday, June 5, 2010
Gates: 12 noon, Start: 2:00 pm
Festival Pier at Penn's Landing
Columbus Blvd & Spring Garden Street
Eric Roberson: The Box Tour When: Sunday, August 17, 8 p.m. Where: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street Cost: $25-$25 More Info: Click here. Eric Roberson is a two-time GRAMMY-nominated artist and a trail blazer in the indie music scene. Growing up singing in church, Roberson eventually signed a…
Jay Z's Budweiser Made in America Festival When: Saturday, August 30 - Sunday, August 31 Where: The Benjamin Franklin Parkway Cost: $117 for 2-day pass, $526 for 2-day VIP More Info: Buy tickets here. Jay Z's Budweiser Made in America Festival is returning to Philly with another two days…
Sittin' In All Stars When: Wednesday, September 3 | 8 p.m. Where: The Kimmel Center | Broad & Spruce Streets Cost: $20 More Info: Click here. One of Philly's hottest live music showcases, Sittin' In returns to the Kimmel Center for a special all-star edition. One part live music…