DaBaby, Thundercat, Brandy, Ghostface Killah, & More to Perform at Roots Picnic 2020
Roots Picnic is back and better than ever. Here is the lineup for 2020’s show.
On Tuesday, February 11th, at midnight, Questlove jumped on Instagram to reveal the lineup for this year’s Roots Picnic, which will take place at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts at Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on Saturday, May 30.
Hometown hero Meek Mill will headline, in addition to DaBaby, Summer Walker, Thundercat, Burna Boy, and Snoh Aalegra.
Also headlining will be The Roots, who will present a soul set, with appearances from Musiq Soulchild, SWV, and Brandy. Black Thought and J. Period will perform their live mixtape, with a bit of help from Griselda Records, Raekwon, and Ghostface Killah. And Meshell Ndegeocello will perform a reimagination of the work of Prince.
The festival will also feature live podcast recordings. Kid Fury and Crissle’s The Read, Elliot Wilson’s CRWN, and The Joe Budden Podcast will be recording. Additionally, Dussepalooza will provide refreshments.
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Sir, Baby Rose, Buddy, and Phony Ppl will also hit the stage. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 14th at noon on Ticketmaster. Early Bird general admission tickets will go on sale for $69.50. Advance and Last Chance general admission tickets will be sold for $79.50 and $89.50, respectively.
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VIP packages are available for $350. VIP includes access to an air-conditioned full-service cash bar area, picnic-style seating, and an on-site host. Learn more at the festival’s official website.