2018 Roots Picnic: Questlove Announces Date, Lineup
Brandy, BADBADNOTGOOD, Lil Uzi Vert, Dirty Projectors – this might be the best lineup ever.
It’s that time of the year, folks: Here comes the annual hype for the Roots Picnic.
Roots frontman Questlove took to Instagram this morning to announce the date and location of the 2018 festival: June 2nd at Festival Pier. Tickets go on sale this Friday at RootsPicnic.com.
Dave Chappelle will host the picnic’s grand finale, the Roots Jam Session. Questlove said there will be “mad mad surprise guests! … Just gonna be one POW! after another POW POW after another #BoomBapPowSurprise for ya.”
Roots Picnic Roll Call! pic.twitter.com/1LCSk4KrzS
— The Roots (@theroots) February 14, 2018
The lineup includes:
Sun Ra Arkestra
Grits & Biscuits
DJ Kid Capri
DJ Drama aka Gangsta Grillz
Rich the Kid and Jay Critch
The Roots’ Lead MC Black Thought and J.PERIOD live mixtape – featuring JADAKISS and Fabulous
Lil Uzi Vert
Here are Questlove’s posts, which include videos/social media accounts for each of the performers.