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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.
Marsha Ambrosius: Friends & Lovers Tour When: Wednesday, March 19, 8:30p.m. Where: Theater of Living Arts, 334 South Street Cost: $20-$25 More Info: Buy tickets online here. Calling all the lovers: On March 19, R&B songstress and songwriter Marsha Ambrosius is coming to the Theater of Living Arts (TLA)…
NAS: Time Is Illmatic Tour When: Sunday, October 5, 8 p.m. Where: The Keswick Theater, 291 N Keswick Avenue, Glenside, PA Cost: $37-79 More Info: Click here to buy tickets. This fall, Nas is hitting the road for a US tour, performing music from the project that launched his…
Black Milk When: Saturday, October 18, 8 p.m. Where: Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Avenue Cost: $15 More Info: Click here for tickets. After landing his first production credit for underground hip-hop squad Slum Village in 2002, Black Milk went on to become a celebrated producer and rapper. Few…