Roots Picnic 2017

June 3, 2017

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.

Festival Poster
2017 Artist Lineup
  • Pharrell & The Roots
  • Lil Wayne
  • Solange
  • 21 Savage
  • Kimbra
  • Black Thought & J Period Live Mixtape Featuring Fat Joe Mobb Deep Scott Storch
  • Thundercat
  • Virgil Abloh
  • Pete Rock
  • A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie
  • James Vincent McMorrow
  • NoName
  • Gilles Peterson Featuring Mc Earl Zinger
  • Khalid
  • Michael Kiwanuka
  • DJ Spinna
  • PNB Rock
  • Tunji Ige
  • Anthony Somebody
  • DJ N.O.C.