Said Shawn Gee, Partner – Maverick, and Exec Producer and Co Founder of Roots Picnic, “We are excited that the Picnic is growing each year. For the second year in a row we have reconfigured the Picnic site to maximize the amount of people that can attend. We are laser focused on building an amazing fan experience and continuing to build a diverse lineup that matches the collective tastes and interests of the curators, Questlove and Black Thought of the Legendary Roots Crew. This year is going to be a lot of fun!”
The Roots Picnic is an annual sold-out affair that kicks off the summer festival season. Last year’s bill featured the likes of The Weeknd and A$AP Rocky. In previous years, performers at The Roots Picnic have included:The Black Keys, John Legend, Janelle Monae, TV on the Radio, Nas, Vampire Weekend, Kid Cudi, Public Enemy, Gnarls Barkley, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Gary Clark Jr., James Murphy (DJ set), Rakim and many more.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 5 at NOON and will be available at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Outlets, Live Nation Box Office or by-phone at 800-745-3000.
FULL LINE-UP IS AS FOLLOWS:
Usher (backed by The Roots)
Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals
Everyday People feat DJ Moma
Lil Uzi Vert