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Roots Picnic 2018
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Roots Picnic 2018 cut short by weather; Cam’ron solo replaced Dipset & more (pics)

The fest also featured The Roots jam with Dave Chappelle and 2 Chainz; Black Thought's live mixtape with Jadakiss, Styles P, and more; Rapsody; Dirty Projectors; dvsn; and more.

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Roots Picnic 2018 lineup (Chappelle, Dirty Projectors, Dipset, Brandy, Rapsody, more)

The truly stacked lineup also includes 2 Chainz, Lil Uzi Vert, dvsn, Black Thought & J Period with Fabolous & Jadakiss, Goldlink, BadBadNotGood, Jojo Abot, Sun Ra Arkestra, and more.

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Harlem Arts Festival 2017 schedule

The 6th annual Harlem Arts Festival happens next week, Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25, in Marcus Garvey Park at the Richard Rodgers amphitheater. The festival is a nonprofit and "features local creatives in music, art, dance, writing, theater, and more."

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The Roots Picnic Philly: 2017 lineup and tickets

This year's lineup is headlined by Pharrell & The Roots, with Lil Wayne, Solange, 21 Savage, Kimbra, Michael Kiwanuka, Thundercat, Noname, and a "live mixtape" from Black Thought & J.Period with Fat Joe, Mobb Deep, and Scott Storch.

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Roots Picnic NYC is this weekend, set times revealed

Saturday is the day The Roots headline with a collaborative set with D'Angelo and John Mayer. On Sunday they headline with a collaborative set with David Byrne, Nile Rodgers, and Wu-Tang Clan.

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Roots Picnic happening in NYC w/ David Byrne, D’Angelo, Wu-Tang Clan, Nile Rodgers & more

After nine years in Philly, The Roots are finally picnicking it in NYC.

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What’s going on Monday? (King Krule, Laura Marling, Zion I, Doug Benson, Ricky Gervais, Biz Markie & more)

King Krule at Terminal 5 in 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows. Here are some highlights...

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listen to Heliotropes cover Roky Erickson’s “I Walked With A Zombie” (a Halloween exclusive)

Heliotropes at Cake Shop earlier this month (more by Amanda Hatfield)

As tends to happen around Halloween, we've been getting a handful of thematically appropriate cover songs surfacing today, and this one comes from Heliotropes, who offer their take on "I Walked With A Zombie" by Roky Erickson and the Aliens...

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The Roots celebrated 4th of July in Philly w/ Earth, Wind & Fire, Estelle, Michael McDonald & more (pics & video)

A little after 1 p.m., the Parkway was already jammed with people who had come from near and far for the Fourth of July celebration in Philadelphia - and it stayed that way well into the night as the Roots repeatedly rocked the stage, and Earth, Wind & Fire's Philip Bailey hit some stratospheric high notes...

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Roots Picnic 2011 lineup announced

Full press release below...

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