FULL LINE-UP IS AS FOLLOWS:
Usher (backed by The Roots)
Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals
Everyday People feat DJ Moma
Lil Uzi Vert
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 5 at NOON and will be available at Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Outlets, Live Nation Box Office or by-phone at 800-745-3000.
About The Roots
Formed in 1987, in Philadelphia, PA, the legendary Roots Crew, consists of Black Thought (MC), Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson (drums), Kamal Gray (electronic keyboards), F. Knuckles (percussion), Captain Kirk Douglas (electronic guitar), Damon Bryson (sousaphone) and James Poyser (electronic keyboard). Having previously released thirteen albums, The Roots have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business, winning four GRAMMYs, including “Best R&B Album” for Wake Up!, “Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance” for “Hang in There” (with John Legend) and “Best Group or Duo R&B Vocal Performance” for “Shine.” The ensemble was most recently nominated for “Best Rap Album” for the 2011 release of their album undun, which brings their GRAMMY nomination count to twelve. Black Thought and Questlove also recently received a 2016 GRAMMY nomination for “Best Musical Theater Album,” for the Hamilton cast recording. The Roots have been named one of the greatest live bands around by Rolling Stone and are the official house band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where they currently perform every Monday- Friday.
About Live Nation Entertainment
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