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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.
Red Bull Thre3Style - Philadelphia Qualifier When: Friday, January 30, 9 p.m. Where: Voyuer Night Club 1221 St. James Street More Info: Click here for details. After sifting through applications from some of the top DJs in the nation, an expert panel of judges, including DJ Jazzy Jeff, Four…
Body Rock When: Friday, January 30, 9 p.m. Where: Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 N. Front Street Cost: $5 More Info: Click here. If you’ve never been to an Illvibe Collective party before… Well, you haven’t really partied.This Philly DJ crew spins records so hard, and makes the party so…
An Evening with Branford Marsalis When: February 5, 7:30 p.m. Where: Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut Street, Zellerbach Theatre Cost: $30-75 More Info: Buy tickets here. NEA Jazz Master, Grammy® award‐winning saxophonist and Tony® award nominee Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists today. Born into New Orleans’…