The Roots Picnic

OPINION: My favorite musical festival gave all that it needed to give this past weekend at Philly’s Fairmount Park.
/ June 9, 2022
After two years of virtual performances, one of the most beloved urban festivals in the nation is returning to Philadelphia.
/ June 3, 2022
Summer Walker Mary J. Blige
The Roots Picnic is set to return this summer after a two-year hiatus.  The in-person live show has been extended
/ February 15, 2022
Among the performers at this years Roots Picnic were H.E.R., Blueface, Raphael Saadiq, and the Roots, who celebrated the 20th anniversary of their classic album Things Fall Apart.
/ June 3, 2019
A rampant rumor that a concert goer in Philadelphia had a gun was enough to spark a stampede in which five people were injured at the Roots Picnic music festival. The crowd broke into a stampede around 6:40 p.m. while 2…
/ June 2, 2019
As the sun shines a little more brightly and the days get longer and warmer, it’s time to fill in your summer calendar.
/ June 1, 2018
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
Dave Chappelle is apparently annoyed with Key & Peele for stealing his act. “Put some respect on my name,” he said before throwing a light
/ October 3, 2016