Inaugural Roots Picnic to Kick Off October 1

Article Contributed by Donovan Public… | Published on Wednesday, September 7, 2016

New York City's inaugural Roots Picnic, being held at the historic Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan on October 1 & 2, is nearly sold out! Two day and single tickets for Saturday October 1st are completely sold out! There are limited single tickets remaining for Sunday October 2nd. CLICK HERE to buy while they are still available!

The Roots Picnic produced by Maverick and Live Nation in partnership with Bryant Park Corporation, will feature electrifying performances from a diverse line-up of incredible multi-platinum selling and genre-defining music artists. On October 1, The Roots will perform a headline set with special guests D'Angelo and John Mayer. On October 2, the headline set will be a "Love Letter to NYC" which will feature performances by seminal NYC acts such as Wu Tang Clan, David Byrne and Nile Rodgers, plus a few surprise guests, all backed by The Roots. Additional performers throughout the weekend include, Swizz Beatz, X Ambassadors, Trombone Shorty, Kevin Gates, Deerhoof, EchosmithJeremih, DJ Jazzy Jeff, plus comedy sets by Jerrod Carmichael and Neal Brennan.

About Roots Picnic

The Roots Picnic is an annual sold-out affair that kicks off the summer festival season in Philadelphia. This year's lineup featured Future, Usher, Leon Bridges and more. In previous years, performers at The Roots Picnic have included: The Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, The Black Keys, John Legend, Janelle Monae, Snoop Dog, 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.