Roots Picnic performance lineup announced

    WXPN’s The Key blog directed us to some information about this summer’s Roots Picnic “leaked” by Roots drummer and Philadelphia impresario Questlove. The 6th annual show will run throughout the day on Saturday, June 1, at Penn’s Landing.

    The lineup will feature an eclectic mix of rock, pop, hip-hop, and electronica:

    The Roots
    Gary Clark Jr.
    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
    Grimes
    Naughty By Nature
    AraabMUSIK
    DJ Premier
    Solange
    Trinidad James
    Gaslamp Killer
    Hitboy
    How to Dress Well
    Joey Bada$$
    Robert Glasper
    Sonnymoon
    Lushlife
    Jennah Bell

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