Meek Mill, DaBaby, Summer Walker to headline Roots Picnic

Mike Dougherty
February 11, 2020 - 12:55 pm
Meek Mill and Questlove

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UPDATED: Feb. 12, 10:15 a.m.

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philly native Meek Mill will be a headliner at this summer's Roots Picnic at the Mann Center in Fairmount Park on Saturday, May 30.

The Roots’ Questlove shared the news on Instagram Tuesday.

The #RootsPicnic2020 on Saturday May 30th 2020....starring MEEK MILL. @meekmill @livenationurban @livenation @manncenter @rootspicnic

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This year's Roots Picnic will feature three stages.

Mill is the big draw, in addition to Summer Walker and Da Baby. There will also be a live recording of the "Questlove Supreme" podcast and a live mixtape recording by Black Thought and J. Period, which will feature Raekwon and Ghostface from Wu Tang Clan.

Some of the other performers include Brandy, SWV and Thundercat.

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Tickets for the festival go on sale on Friday at noon.

To get the cheapest tickets, promoters say fans should post the lineup flyer to social media, screenshot the post, and email it to to get an exclusive presale code.


KYW Newsradio's Rachel Kurland contributed to this report.