The Roots Picnic 2024 Music Fest To Be Headlined By Jill Scott, Lil Wayne, Andre 3000

The 15th annual Roots Picnic will kick off the 2024 summer concert season at the Mann Center in Fairmount Park on June 1 and 2. Headliners include The Roots, Lil Wayne, Philly’s own Jill Scott, André 3000, Nas, Trombone Shorty, and Victoria Monét.

The bill for the multistage festival also includes sets by trap rapper Gunna, 1990s smooth R&B singer and producer Babyface, jazz-hip-hop-R&B pianist Robert Glasper with singer Yebba, hip-hop tandem of Method Man & Redman teaming with Black Thought of the Roots as part of the J. Period Mixtape, South African singer Tyla, and rappers Smino, Cam’ron, and Wale, along with many others.

The picnic is presented by The Roots, the Philadelphia hip-hop and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon band. It debuted in 2008, and until 2019 took place on the Festival Pier. This year marks the fourth time it will be staged on the expanded campus of the Mann.

There’s a Picnic Alumni pre-sale at at 10 a.m. Feb. 20, followed by tickets going on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Feb. 23

Line Up for The  Roots Picnic 2024:

  • Lil Wayne & The Roots Celebrate New Orleans (feat. Special guests PJ Morton, Trombone Shorty)
  • Jill Scott
  • André 3000
  • Nas
  • Gunna
  • Victoria Monét
  • Sexyy Red
  • Babyface
  • Robert Glasper & Yebba
  • J.Period Live Mixtape featuring Black Thought, Method Man, and Redman
  • Adam Blackstone’s Legacy Experience featuring Fantasia and Muni Long
  • Smino
  • Cam’ron
  • Wale
  • Tyla
  • Marsha Ambrosius
  • Baller Alert Presents Backyard Band featuring Scarface & Amerie
  • October London
  • Leon Thomas
  • Tasha Cobbs Leonard
  • Funk Flex
  • Q
  • Leon Thomas
  • Blk Odyssy
  • OT7 Quanny
  • Kenya Vaun
  • N3wyrkla
  • Julian King
  • Rec Philly Presents Chioke
  • DJ Diamond Kuts
  • DJ Aktive
  • DJ Doc B
  • DJ RL

    Parkside Stage

  • R&B Only
  • U+ME+RNB
  • They Have the Range
  • Million Dollaz Worth of Game
  • Tonight’s Conversation
  • Juan Epstein Podcast
  • World Series of Spades