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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.
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…
The 7th Annual Roots Picnic When: Saturday, May 31 Where: Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street Cost: $64 General Admission / $171 VIP More Info: Buy tickets online here. The Roots are once again taking over Festival Pier in Philly this summer with their…
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…