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Playlist: Swollen Fox Radio, 05.21.14

Hip-hop, local music and new releases highlight a lengthy edition of our weekly Spotify playlist.

7th Annual Roots Picnic lineup topped by The Roots & Snoop Dogg, Janelle Monae

+ The War On Drugs, Action Bronson, & more.

Recap: The Roots headline another successful, eclectic Roots Picnic

Photos and review of the 6th Annual Roots Picnic.

Festival Spotlight: The Roots & Naughty By Nature @ The Roots Picnic

Don’t miss the headlining set after a long day in the sun.

Festival Spotlight: Gary Clark Jr. @ The Roots Picnic

Gritty blues-rocker will play on the main stage at 6:55, supporting last year’s Blak and Blu.

The Roots Picnic 2013 set times released

Music kicks off at noon with Jennah Bell, wraps up with The Roots and Naughty By Nature.

Festival Spotlight: How to Dress Well @ The Roots Picnic

Supporting 2012’s critically-acclaimed Total Loss.

Festival Spotlight: Lushlife @ The Roots Picnic

Hear some new material as well as songs from the masterpiece, Plateau Vision.

The 6th Annual Roots picnic lineup announced

The Roots, Gary Clark Jr., Grimes, Solange, Lushlife, & more.

Recap: Day 2 of The Roots Picnic (Rakim, Major Lazer, Diplo, Chill Moody, No Kid Cudi)

For its 5th year, The Roots Picnic was expanded to two days (both at Festival Pier). Day one went very well, but bad weather made a mess of yesterday’s second day. Diplo’s Major Lazer was able to take advantage of nice weather with a lively party set, but the weather turned sometime during Chill Moody’s […]

Recap: Day 1 of The Roots Picnic (feat. De La Soul, Wale, St. Vincent, tUnE-yArDs, & more)

The 5th Annual Roots Picnic kicked off yesterday at Festival Pier with a full day and night of rap, hip-hop, electronic, and indie music. This year’s festival is the first to take place over more than 1 day, with today being the 2nd and last (today’s picnic starts at 5 PM). Yesterday’s schedule ran a […]

The 5th Annual Roots Picnic expands to two days, lineup announced

The poster above pretty much says it all. The 5th Annual Roots Picnic will take place at Festival Pier on Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd. As usual, The Roots themselves will be headlining in addition to backing up other artists (this year they’ll play with De La Soul). Other performers include Kid Cudi, […]

Review: The Roots Picnic (+ Roots and Nas setlist, videos)

The 4th Annual Roots Picnic went down on Saturday at Festival Pier on a mostly-cloudy day that narrowly avoided rain. This year’s lineup was very diverse, mixing punk, psychedelic, and indie rock with a little bit of jazz and good deal of hip-hop. The day had its fair share of peaks and valleys, with some […]

Setlist and videos from The 4th Annual Roots Picnic

Below, check out setlists and videos from Saturday’s 4th Annual Roots Picnic at Festival Pier The Roots and Nas’ setlist can be found HERE, but all other setlists are below. All setlists listed are according to Setlist.fm. You can also find some great photos here and at The Key.

The Roots Picnic is tomorrow, main stage acts will be streamed by WXPN and OkayPlayer

The 4th Annual Roots Picnic hits Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing tomorrow, and there is a great lineup on tap for this year. Other than the obvious headlining set by The Roots themselves, highlights include sets by Nas and Esperanza Spalding (The Roots backing up both), Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Man Man, Ariel […]

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