Roots Picnic 2012

June 2-3, 2012

Philadelphia, PA

The Scene

Roots Picnic, named after its founders and iconic hip-hop legends, The Roots, takes place at Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. Expanding into New York, they have made it clear the festival will always keep its roots in Philadelphia where it has helped grow the cultural landscape. Although founded by hip-hop icons, the festival features a diverse lineup of R&B, rap, and indie alternative.

2012 Artist Lineup
  • The Roots
  • Kid Cudi
  • De La Soul (backed by The Roots!)
  • Wale
  • Major Lazer
  • Diplo
  • St. Vincent
  • The Tune-Yards
  • Danny Brown
  • Shabazz Palaces
  • Moosh & Twist
  • Flosstradamus
  • Stretch Armstrong
  • The Hood Internet
  • Star Slinger
  • Mr. MFN Exquire
  • Kids These Days
  • Chill Moody
  • DJ Diamond Kuts