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We just heard some really good news about one of our favorite summer music festivals - The Roots Picnic. Each year, this festival gets bigger and better, and that's definitely the case for the 5th Annual Roots Picnic. Mark your calendars, because The Roots and company will be taking over Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing for TWO DAYS this year - June 2-3, 2012.
That's two days of non-stop, genre-fusing music with artists hand-picked by The Roots, including our new Philly 360° Ambassador DJ Diamond Kuts. Sign us up!
Insider Tip: Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 16. Get them here! There's an exclusive pre-sale via okayplayer.com beginning Thursday, March 15, from 10am-10pm. Type in "picnic" to get tickets for the Two-Day Pass, June 2 or June 3.
Check out the lineup below.
Lil John Roberts & Friends Where: Monday, December 22, 8 p.m. When: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street Cost: $22.50 More Info: Buy tickets here. Philly native, John “Lil’ John” Roberts is one of the most sought after drummers in the industry. Roberts got his start playing alongside jazz…
Philly Loves James Brown When: Saturday, December 27, 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. Where: Johnny Brenda's, 1201 Frankford Avenue Cost: $10 More Info: Click here. On December 27, Johnny Brenda's is the place to be, as Stacey "Flygirrl" Wilson and gL Productions join forces to present Philly Loves James…
Todrick Hall Presents: Twerk The Halls - A Toddy Halliday When: Monday, December 29 Where: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street Cost: $25 More info: Click here. After 100 million views online, Viral Youtuber Todrick Hall is taking his new Twerk The Halls tour out on a can't-miss tour…