Roots Picnic 2020 Lineup Announced

Contributed by Rebecca Johnson

The Roots Picnic festival lineup was announced by band member Questlove on Instagram.

“Always a highlight of the year, The Roots Picnic continues to grow and solidify itself as a cornerstone of Philadelphia culture,” says Shawn Gee, President of Live Nation Urban, Roots Manager, and festival co-founder.


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Headlining the festival is Philadelphia-native Meek Mill, singer Summer Walker, DaBaby, Snoh Aalegra and more.

Two curated sets will be put on during the festival: “The Roots Present SOUL” and a “live mixtape,” according to Rolling Stone.

The first curated set features R&B singer Brandy, singing group SWV and Musiq Soulchild.

The Roots’ Black Thought is hosting a live mixtape featuring New York rap trio Griselda and members of the Wu-Tang Clan Raekwon and Ghostface.

There will also be a live recording of “Questlove Supreme” Podcast during the weekend.

The festival will take place at The Mann Center on May 30 and 31. Check out the full lineup here.

Tickets go one sale tomorrow at noon.