Roots Picnic 2023 headlined by Diddy, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Dave Chappelle, Lil Uzi Vert

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Diddy, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Dave Chappelle and Lil Uzi Vert are headlining this year’s Roots Picnic.

The annual Philadelphia Festival takes place from June 2nd to 4th.

Kicking off the weekend is a special stand-up comedy performance by Chappelle and The Roots on Friday, June 2 at the Wells Fargo Center.

The musical acts perform at The Mann in Fairmount Park on Saturday and Sunday.

According to a press release issued Monday, Diddy will be joining The Roots “to deliver a set highlighted by decades of definitive hits.”

Ms. Lauryn Hill will perform the entirety of “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” – “a rare event – to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of the groundbreaking album”.

The Roots Picnic will feature many Philly hometown favorites including Lil Uzi Vert, Eve, DJ Drama, Kindred the Family Soul and a State Property Reunion (Freeway, Beanie Siegel, Young Gunz, Peedi Crakk, Oschino & sparks).

Other acts include Soulquarian’s set with Roy Ayers & The Isley Bros, Black Thought Live Mixtape Featuring Busta Rhymes & Eve, Ari Lennox, Lucky Daye, City Girls, Maverick City, Syd, Glorilla, DJ Drama, Uncle Waffles, Saucy Santana, DVSN, Kindred The Family Soul, Spinall, Little Brother, Yussef Dayes Experience, Adam Blackstone with Coco Jones & Mary Mary, Baller Alert presents Go Go: Backyard Band vs Rare Essence, Symba, Fridayy. Mike Phillips, Rocky. Dappa and Akin Inaj & Inutech

A fan club pre-sale starts Tuesday, February 21 at 12 noon, followed by the general pre-sale on Wednesday, February 22 at 10 am

Weekend tickets and VIP packages are available here.

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Alley Einstein

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