The 12 Hottest Summer Music Festivals of 2013
Coachella and Bonnaroo have spawned an industry of long-running concert extravaganzas. Here, the top shows worth traveling for.
The Roots Picnic
Location: Philadelphia, PA
The vibe: Now in its sixth year, the festival's emcees ?uestlove and the Roots host some of the pioneers of hip-hop, R&B, and soul, as well as a smattering of new-guard artists.
2013 performers: Gary Clark Jr., Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Grimes, Naughty by Nature, AraabMuzik, Solange, DJ Premier, the Gaslamp Killer, Trinidad Jame$, Joey Bada$$, Hit-Boy
Info: June 1, okayplayer.com/rootspicnic