Tag Archives: The Roots Picnic

tsf_radioPlaylist: Swollen Fox Radio, 05.21.14


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

The Roots7th Annual Roots Picnic lineup topped by The Roots & Snoop Dogg, Janelle Monae


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

The Roots & Naughty By Nature - 6.1.13Recap: The Roots headline another successful, eclectic Roots Picnic


Photos and review of the 6th Annual Roots Picnic.

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


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

Gary Clark JrFestival 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.

Roots Picnic 2013 scheduleThe Roots Picnic 2013 set times released


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

How to Dress WellFestival Spotlight: How to Dress Well @ The Roots Picnic


Supporting 2012’s critically-acclaimed Total Loss.

LushlifeFestival Spotlight: Lushlife @ The Roots Picnic


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

The Roots Picnic 2013The 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …