THE ROOTS

 

BIO: The Roots' co-founders Black Thought and ?uestlove met at the Philadelphia High School for Creative Performing Arts in an unusual manner. ?uestlove (Ahmir Thompson) recalls, in a 2008 Rolling Stone in... (read more...)

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The Roots Upcoming Concert Dates

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"The Roots Picnic" (PA) at Festival Pier
6/3/2017
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Festival Pier
Columbus Blvd. at Spring Garden St.
Philadelphia, PA
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"Lollapalooza Paris" at Hippodrome De Longchamps
7/22/2017
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Hippodrome De Longchamps
2 Route des Tribunes
Paris
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