Celebrating its twelfth-year anniversary, the Roots Picnic expands to a larger location in the coveted Fairmount Park area in Philadelphia Saturday, June 1st. Using the Mann Center as its hub, the new festival grounds will include 3 stages of music, gaming, art, and dialogue.
The Roots will headline and celebrate the 20th anniversary of their seminal album Things Fall Apart. The day includes performances from artists such as H.E.R., 21 Savage, Tank & The Bangas, Lil Baby, and many more as well as a bevy of one-of-a-kind moments exclusive to Roots Picnic, including Black Thought’s “Live Mixtape” featuring Yasiin Bey and a first of its kind Jam Session curated by Raphael Saadiq and Questlove, titled Soulquarian vs Raphael Saadiq, as well as a live podcast experience including episodes of The Joe Budden Podcast, The Read Podcast and Questlove Supreme.
The festival continues to align with music and culture and remains known for careful curation that unites music’s hottest acts, influencers, tastemakers, and thought leaders for one unforgettable day—and this year proudly continues that tradition.
Tickets, including general admission & VIP packages, will be available Friday, March 15th at 12PM via Ticketmaster.com, (800) 982-2787, or the Mann Box Office.
VIP Ticket includes:
- Access to a VIP-only general admission pit for the main stage
- Access to a VIP-only general admission area for the 2nd stage
- Access to the exclusive VIP Hang Areas including VIP Pass Lounge with air-conditioned full service cash bar area, restrooms, snacks & VIP Tent area with picnic-style seating (space subject to capacity)
- Commemorative VIP laminate
- VIP fast lane entry into the event
- On-site host
Please note event is general admission standing room. Artists subject to change.
Patrons can look forward to a diverse range of food offerings as is tradition for the Roots Picnic from Philly-favorite food trucks and other vendor offerings to specially-curated menu items from The Roots themselves. Bar locations will also be set up throughout the site.
For more general info, visit RootsPicnic.com.
Roots Picnic 2019
- 5201 Parkside Ave.
- Philadelphia, PA 19131
- The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
- $59.50 - $350.00*