Now returning for the eighth time is the Roots Picnic, held on Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing. The Roots will be hosting the event Saturday, May 30, handpicking an eclectic lineup of musical artists for a day of great music.
This year’s headliners include a rare Philadelphia appearance from The Weeknd, in addition to a highly anticipated performance from Erykah Badu, who will be backed by The Roots as well. Electronic rock duo Phantogram and New York MC A$AP Rocky round out the day’s headliners, but with this year’s addition of a third stage, there will be plenty of performances for you to see.
2015’s lineup also has star producer DJ Mustard, Hiatus Kaiyote, Rae Sremmurd, Chronixx and the Zincfence Redemption, the legendary Afrika Bambaataa, Raury, King Britt, Bishop Nehru, Moses Sumney, Brianna Cash, EDM-darling Hudson Mowhawke, Marc E. Bassy, Donn T and Win Butler of Arcade Fire, performing as DJ Windows 98.
At the time of writing, tickets are $103.95, available at ticketmaster.com. The festival gets sold out almost every year, so be sure to get your tickets now. The Roots have also become the face of Philadelphia’s 4th of July Jam, whose lineup will be announced in the early summer.
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Fall is the perfect season. The temperatures drop and you can pull out the sweaters and jackets. At the same time you don’t yet have to swaddle yourself in puffy coats to keep from freezing to death. Joy! So with the first cool winds of autumn, it is time to review your jacket options to see what you’ve got. Luckily, plaids are in this year, as are all things 1990s. So pull out your best My So Called Life Doc Marten’s and take a look at the options.
Everyone who has an Instagram account loves to see the little heart icon pop up when they post photos. Finding the right place to snap a really interesting picture can sometimes be hard when visiting a new city. Here are some places in Philadelphia to channel your inner photographer and generate some likes for social media.
Le Millesime Restaurant in Nice is a little off the beaten path, but well worth the walk it takes to get there. This upscale establishment features a semi-gastronomic menu that features rotating seasonal options, along with a few staples. The atmosphere itself is incredibly relaxing and the option to sit outside on the patio is fantastic in the warmer months.