Roots Picnic

Questlove plays the drums at the 2019 Roots Picnic, which draws thousands over two days to The Mann Center in West Philadelphia. — TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO

The city of Philadelphia released road closure information for the 2023 Roots Picnic. The Roots Picnic is a two-day festival of music, art, and culture that takes place June 3–4 at The Mann Center at Fairmount Park.

Festival activities and information: The Roots Picnic, presented by Live Nation Urban and The Roots, features performances by Ms. Lauryn Hill, Diddy & The Roots, and Lil Uzi Vert. The two-day festival is part of the larger Roots Picnic Weekend event that includes a comedy show with Dave Chappelle at Wells Fargo Center, which is a separately ticketed event.

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