The Roots will tour this summer, but the homecoming event in Philadelphia is not on the schedule
The Roots is taking a break from their daily work, but the work of Black Thought, Questlove and the company has not stopped.
The legendary hip-hop band from Philadelphia recently announced the “All The Way Live” summer tour, 11 performances Started on August 12th at Prospect Park Ba??ndshell in Brooklyn. However, the bad news is that Philadelphia will not hold an exciting concert during that time-many fans quickly pointed out this. Questlove shared the date in the post on his Instagram page.
The drummer said in response to someone who wanted to know why North Carolina was also dried out: “I only have 14 days of vacation! #DayJobStill,” referring to the band’s night performance in “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” .
Roots usually play in their hometown every summer The festival they held Mann Performing Arts Center in Fairmont Park. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic overturning live performances, the past two years have not been typical. This 2020 Root Picnic, Including Philadelphia native Meek Mill’s headline performance was cancelled. Instead, the band opted for virtualization and invited former first lady Michelle Obama to host a concert on YouTube for one night.
Questlove recently told Dan DeLuca The band planned to hold a picnic at the Mann Center in October 2021, but eventually had to cancel it.
“Roots Picnic will not be held in 2021,” he said. “But we are coming in 2022!”
If you are willing to travel, The Roots will host several shows near Philadelphia during the summer tour, including Baltimore and Montclair, New Jersey. Check out the full schedule below.
• August 12: Brooklyn (Prospect Park Ba??ndshell)
• August 21: Chautauqua Amphitheatre, New York
• August 22: North Adams, Massachusetts (MASS MoCA)
• August 27: Baltimore, Maryland (Hippodrome Theater)
• August 28: Montclair, New Jersey (Valmont Theater)
• August 29: Boston, Massachusetts (House of Bruce)
• August 31: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (AE stage)
• September 1: Detroit, Michigan (Russell Industrial Center)
• September 3rd: Cincinnati, Ohio (ICON Music Center)
• September 4: Chicago (Lavinia Music Festival)
• September 5: St. Louis, Missouri (Factory)
For those who need a quick fix to hip hop music, please check This video The members of the band recently performed their hit song “You Got Me” at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, and then comedian Dave Chappelle joined the stage and sang Radiohead’s “Creep”.
You should also press play Black Thought’s new audio story, Called “7 years”. As part of Audible’s Words + Music series, the master MC recorded his life in increments of seven years-from growing up in Philadelphia to co-founding The Roots with Questlove. Speaking of Questlove, you can watch His award-winning directorial debut, “Summer of Souls (…or, when the revolution cannot be broadcast on TV)”, shown in Hulu and some theaters.
The deluxe version of the band’s second album,”Do you want more? ! ! ! ? ? ! ,” was also released recent And includes “a series of remixes/accompaniment/songs that have never been made on an album,” Questlove said in an Instagram post.