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The Roots Picnic

A day of incredible music at Penn’s Landing

A full crowd enjoys spring weather and great music at The Roots Picnic.

A full crowd enjoys spring weather and great music at The Roots Picnic. Credit: M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia


June 3, 2017

Note: The information below is from 2016. Stay tuned for more information about this year’s event as it becomes available.


Now in its ninth year, the Roots Picnic is bigger and better than ever with a day of incredible and diverse music at the Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing. With acts spanning multiple genres, all handpicked by The Roots themselves, this is one festival not to be missed.

With a reputation as the hardest working band in music, The Roots are not only the house band for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, but also a group that delivers amazing musical lineups for marquee Philadelphia events like The Roots Picnic and the Welcome America 4th of July concert.

Expect a day of fantastic music – and a few surprises along the way.


For this year’s picnic, the Roots are going to be joined by an incredible selection of artists in including Usher, Leon Bridges, Future and more. Check out the full lineup below:

  • Usher (backed by The Roots)
  • Future
  • Leon Bridges
  • Blood Orange
  • Kehlani
  • Kaytranada
  • Swizz Beatz
  • Jidenna
  • Ibeyi
  • DMX
  • Metro Boomin
  • Migos
  • Lil Dicky
  • Willow Smith
  • Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals
  • Everyday People featuring DJ Moma
  • Lolawolf
  • Paris Monster
  • Rich Medina
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Gogo Morrow
  • Tish Hyman

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