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March 12, 2019

Roots Picnic announces lineup, new venue for 2019

The Roots will perform their iconic album 'Things Fall Apart' at this year's festival

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The date, location and lineup for the 2019 Roots Picnic has been announced. This year, the summer festival featuring various musical acts will take place Saturday, June 1, at a new venue. After 11 years at Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, the location is changing to the Mann Center for Performing Arts in Fairmount Park. The new festival grounds will include three stages for music, gaming, art and dialogue. PhillyVoice readers can access presale tickets on Thursday, March 14 from 12 to 10 p.m. by entering presale code “MASHUP” here. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 15 at noon.

Questlove announced the news on his Instagram, as well as this year's performers, which include 21 Savage and H.E.R.

The Roots will perform their iconic album "Things Fall Apart" in honor of its 20th anniversary.

2019 Roots Picnic

Saturday, June 1
The Mann Center for the Performing Arts
5201 Parkside Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19131