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Contest: Win Tickets To The 7th Annual Roots Picnic

  • Posted By: Sarah Janiszewski
  • April 22, 2014
    • 5th Annual Roots Picnic
      • 5th Annual Roots Picnic
      • Photo Credit: M. Edlow for GPTMC

Iconic hip-hop band and Philly's own The Roots are keeping busy performing daily as the house band for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon —  but they always make sure to kick off the summer in their hometown.

The Legendary Roots Crew will be taking over Festival Pier in Philly once again with their signature music festival — the Roots Picnic aka one of the dopest shows you'll catch all year. 

Two stages. A lineup handpicked by The Roots with some of the hottest names in music — from hip-hop to indie to R&B and more. And, The Roots sitting in as the houseband for some of the acts for onstage collabs. Trust us, this is a must-hit event. 

Want to be there? We've got you. Enter for a chance to score a pair of tickets below. Click here for the official rules.

The Lineup

The Roots
Snoop Dogg (backed by The Roots)
Janelle Monae
A$AP Ferg
Action Bronson
araabMUZIK
The War On Drugs
Rudimental
Jhene Aiko
Biz Markie (DJ Set)
Bad Rabbits
Electric Wire Hustle
Just Blaze
Chill Moody
Emily Wells
Roman GianArthur


The Details

The 7th Annual Roots Picnic
When: Saturday, May 31
Where: Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Spring Garden Street
More Info: Grab your tickets here

Insider Tip: Grab tickets and book a room. There will be events happening the night before and after the Picnic. Look out for our complete guide for everything to do Roots Picnic weekend


The Contest

**The contest period has ended. Will will notify the winner soon. **

Since you're already here entering for a chance to win tickets, check out our exclusive video from last year's Roots Picnic below.

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