The Roots

In early 2011, as Todd Rundgren was promoting an upcoming tour, he stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon for live performances of two songs from his classic 1972 album Something/Anything, “I Saw The Light” and “Couldn’t I Just Tell You.” Backing Rundgren for both songs was Fallon’s long running house band, hip hop auteurs The Roots.

After more than century, Gibson artists, players and fans continue to experience Gibson rejuvenated. Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres for 127 years and has emerged as relevant, played, and loved around the world. Gibson is proud to announce the new Kirk Douglas SG signature guitar. The new signature guitar marks the second instrument collaboration with the American-made guitar brand and Captain Kirk Douglas, guitarist for the legendary, multiple GRAMMY-Award winning hip-hop group The Roots.

GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum hip-hop icons The Roots and artist Bilal will be performing “It Ain’t Fair”  TONIGHT on Late Night With Seth Meyers. The original song is a standout on the critically acclaimed motion picture DETROIT soundtrack.

GRAMMY® Award-winning multi platinum hip-hop icons The Roots delivered an unheard of 6+ minute performance of their latest track entitled "It Ain't Fair (feat. Bilal)" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, in conjunction with the critically acclaimed new film DETROIT.

Pandora (NYSE: P) today released the first episode of the second season of Questlove Supreme. The weekly show, available exclusively on Pandora, is hosted by Questlove, four-time GRAMMY winner, member of The Roots, and music director of NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Season two of Questlove Supreme kicks off today at 1 p.m. EST / 10 a.m. PST with esteemed artist / producer Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds as its inaugural guest. New episodes will premiere Wednesdays at 1 p.m. EST / 10 a.m. PST.

Today, the legendary Roots crew announce that their annual ROOTS PICNIC is returning to Philadelphia's Festival Pier at Penn's Landing on SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017. The acclaimed festival, now celebrating its tenth year, will feature an eclectic lineup with performances by: Pharrell & The Roots (joint headline set), Lil Wayne, Solange, 21 Savage, Kimbra, Gilles Peterson and more.
 

The 16th annual Summer Camp Music Festival shined vibrantly Friday morning, as fans from across the nation flooded through the gates of the glorious Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois for another epic celebration of music, arts and life. Born in 2001, the monumental event has grown to be one of the most celebrated Midwest events of the summer, hosting national acts such as Neil Young, Trey Anastasio, Steve Miller Band, Tom Petty, Widespread Panic and many, many more.

Over the last few months Jim James has manifested many multi-dimensional, highly revered live performances, including an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, a SXSW showcase at Willy Nelson’s ranch and a duet with Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips.

Big IV Productions and Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park have announced the initial lineup for the seventh annual Bear Creek Music & Art Festival taking place November 14th – 17th, 2013. Featuring The Roots, Bootsy Collins and the Funk Unity Band, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe x2, Lettuce x2, The New Mastersounds x2, Antibalas, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Zach D

Bragging of Friday night’s extensive substance abuse while exposing their bare midriffs to the golden, mellow California sunshine, throngs of eager fans poured into Golden Gate Park for a Saturday morning encore.  Attendees threw back booze with gusto all throughout the day, padding promoters’ profit margins with $7 glasses of Heineken.

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