They’re grammy award winning, and have been dubbed “The flame keepers of hip hop authenticity” by the New York Times. And when they return to their homebase of Philly they always do it in a big way. And that’s what they’ll be doing when they host their 2nd annual Roots Picnic at Penn Landing, which will showcase many prominent musicians.
Also on the lineup is Public Enemy, who will play their album “It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold us Back” in it entirety. Also headling is TV On The Radio, who’s album “Dear Science was dubbed the best of 2008 by Rolling Stone, Entertainment Wekly, and several other publication. Throw in groups like The Black Keys, Santigold, Antibalas, and several others, and you’re sure to see the best show of the year!The Roots Picnic informationTicketsThe Roots – “The Next Movement”