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The Roots Picnic

The Roots Picnic

Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson and Kirk “Captain Kirk” Douglas of the pioneering hip-hop group The Roots wow the crowd during the annual Roots Picnic, a day-long concert at Penn’s Landing. The 2009 show also featured Philly’s own Santigold, Writtenhouse, Back to Basics, TV on the Radio, The Black Keys, Public Enemy and others.

Credit: Photo by M. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: African-American, Events, Multicultural, Music

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