Roots Picnic 2018

June 2, 2018

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
2018 Artist Lineup
The Roots
  • 2 Chainz
  • 6lack
  • Black Thought’s Live Mixtape
  • Brandy
  • Bri Stevens
  • Dave Chapelle
  • Dirty Projectors
  • DJ Drama
  • DJ Kid Capri
  • DVSN
  • Goldlink
  • Grits & Biscuits
  • Jo Jo Abbot
  • Rapsody
  • Rich The Kid & Jay Critch
  • Sun Ra Arkestra
  • The Diplomats
  • The Roots
  • Tierra Whack