Roots Picnic 2013

June 1, 2013

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.

2013 Artist Lineup
  • The Roots
  • Gary Clark Jr
  • Grimes
  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  • Naughty By Nature (backed by the Roots)
  • Araabmuzik
  • Solange
  • DJ Premier
  • The Gaslamp Killer
  • Trinidad Jame$
  • Joey Bada$$
  • Hit-Boy
  • How To Dress Well
  • Robert Glasper
  • Sonnymoon
  • Jennahbell
  • Lushlife