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Roots Picnic Rocks

Roots Picnic Rocks This Weekend

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    Roots Picnic Rocks

    The Roots are bringing a big-name lineup to the riverfront this weekend.

    Esparanza Spalding made a name for herself when she upset Justin Bieber for the Best New Artist Grammy but she will be thrilling local music fans when she takes the stage at the 4th Annual Roots Picnic on Saturday.

    Gaining widespread national recognition overnight, after her surprising Grammy win, the talented multi-lingual musician was already known to the Roots. She played the Picnic back in 2009. 

    The Roots will back Spalding during her performance this year, according to PhillyChitChat.com.

    The genre-blending event will bring artists such as Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Man Man, The Dismemberment Plan, Mac Miller, Yelawolf, Little Dragon, J. Period, Nicos Gun, Donn T and a live mixtape performance from Black Thought and DJ J. Period to Penn's Landing.

    A few tickets to the picnic were still available on LiveNation.com Friday night so act fast and you can still get in on the show.