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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
The Roots PicnicWith Nas, Wiz Khalifa, Esperanza Spalding, Little Dragon, The Dismemberment Plan, Yelawolf, Black Thought & DJ Period, Man Man, Mac Miller, Edward Sharpe and the Magnificent Zeros, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Railboard, Nicos Gun, Hank & Cupcakes, Donn T, OCD/REDA, Young Vipers, and T. MiLLz Saturday, June 4…
An Evening With John Legend: The All of Me Tour When: Tuesday, May 20, 7:30 p.m. Where: Kimmel Center, South Broad & Spruce Streets Cost: Sold out More Info: Purchase tickets online here. In May, multiple GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter John Legend will be returning to Philly with his highly-anticipated…
BlackStar Film Festival When: July 31 - August 3 More Info: Click here to get the latest details. Cinephiles: Whip out your smartphones and save these dates now. Because the 3rd annual BlackStar Film Festival is returning for another round cutting-edge cinematic awesomeness. Appropriately nicknamed “The Black Sundance” by…