The Roots perform 9th Annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia.

Steph DeFeo

The Roots Picnic, which recently celebrated its 9th year in Philadelphia, is now expanding to New York City’s Bryant Park, for two action-packed days of music on October 1 and 2.


Performers include The Roots, John Mayer, D’Angelo, Wu-Tang Clan, David Byrne, Nile Rodgers, X Ambassadors and more.


The Roots are also bringing some Philly love to NYC with DJ Jazzy Jeff, Chill Moody and Lil Uzi Vert on the lineup as well.


Stacie George, Vice President of Booking for Live Nation in New York says, “Bringing Roots Picnic to New York City is a project we have been working on for the last 2 ½ years. We needed to find the perfect moment and setting to host such a unique event and we wouldn't have been able to without amazing partners in Bryant Park and The Roots.”


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