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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.
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.
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Snoop Dogg (backed by The Roots)
The War On Drugs
Biz Markie (DJ Set)
Electric Wire Hustle
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
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Philly Tech Week Whe: April 17 - 25 Cost: Mostly free More Info: Click here for more information. Techies, this one’s for you. From April 17 to 25, Philly Tech Week returns for another round of innovative, tech-driven action. Now in its fifth year, PTW has quickly become the…
Dr. Martens X Jeantrix When: Sunday, April 19, 1 - 6 p.m. Where: Dr. Marten's store, 1710 Walnut Street Cost: Free customization with purchase. More Info: RSVP to email@example.com Philly-based designers Jeantrix are back with another collab with international footwear brand Dr. Martens. The go-to choice for hipsters, rockster,…
Earl Sweatshirt When: Monday, April 20, Where: The TLA, 334 South Street Cost: $27 More Info: Click here for details. Born Thebe Kgositsile, Earl Sweatshirt is a West Coast rapper and member of the Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All crew. Following in the footsteps of Eminem, Natas,…
The Buddy System When: Monday, April 20, 8 p.m. Where: Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Avenue Cost: $8 More Info: Buy tickets online here. Philly! Next Tuesday, two of Philly's finest will team up at Johnny Brenda’s in Fishtown for the next edition of The Buddy System. This new…