Roots Picnic lineup announced: Gary Clark Jr., Grimes, Solange, Naughty By Nature, Lushlife and more at Festival Pier

The Roots announced the lineup for the 6th annual Roots Picnic at Festival Pier today. This year's fesitivites - scaled back to one day after last year's two-day fete - will take place on June 1 and feature Solange, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Naughty by Nature (backed by the Roots), DJ Premier, Grimes, Gary Clark Jr., Araab Muzik, Robert Glasper, Sonnymoon, How To Dress Well, and more. It's a little hip-hop, a little indie rock, and a little electro, and with the presence of Glasper and Clark on the bill, both jazz and the blues will be represented.

Cool poster.


Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

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