Same Fest, New City: The Roots Picnic Will Hit NYC On October 1 & 2
It has been announced that the Roots Picnic is expanding to New York City’s Bryant Park for two days of good company and great music in October.
The Roots, D’Angelo and John Mayer will headline Day 1 on Oct. 1, while the Wu-Tang Clan, David Byrne and Nile Rodgers will headline on Oct. 2. Magnetic musicians and entertainers like Lady Leshurr, Jeremih, Kevin Gates, Swizz Beatz, Lil Uzi Vert and Jerrod Carmichael will also be taking the stage.
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“Bringing Roots Picnic to New York City is a project we have been working on for the last 2 ½ years,” said Stacie George, Vice President of Booking for Live Nation in New York. “We needed to find the perfect moment and setting to host such a unique event and we wouldn’t have been able to without amazing partners in Bryant Park and The Roots. We’re excited to be holding this historic event within the intimate setting of Bryant Park with NYC as the backdrop.”
Early-bird tickets go on sale on June 10 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster. For a full list of performers, check out the Roots Picnic’s website.