Dave Chappelle Teams Up With The Roots For ‘Roots Picnic 2018’

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This June, Dave Chappelle is teaming up with his friends, The Roots, to help with this year Roots Picnic in Philadelphia. The annual event brings together music artist, performers, and even some comedy to event-goers back at The Root’s hometown. Similar to last year, Dave will be there to help with The Roots Jam Session apart of the event. Other performers this year include The Diplomats, Goldlink, Lil Uzi Vert, 2 Chainz, DVSN, and DJ Kid Capri. The event will also offer live podcasts and a lifestyle stage. Tickets go on sale on Friday, February 16th.

Dave Chappelle, Lil Uzi Vert, the Diplomats, Dirty Projectors and the Roots are among the acts appearing at this year’s Roots Picnic, which takes place at Philadelphia’s Festival Pier on June 2nd. Chappelle will host a Roots Jam Session “with mad mad mad surprise guests! Like seriously im not naming em here. Just gonna be one POW! after another POW POW after another #BoomBapPowSurprise for ya,” Questlove promised on Instagram. The Roots and Chappelle previously held a Jam Session during Grammy Week in New York.