This Week’s Contest: Win a pair of weekend passes for The Roots Picnic (June 2nd-3rd at Festival Pier)

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This week, we’ve got a pair of weekend passes for The Roots Picnic this Saturday and Sunday, June 2nd-3rd, at Festival Pier. For a chance to win, all you have to do is leave a comment below by 5 p.m. TODAY (May 30th). We’ll select the winners at random this evening and notify them via email. You MUST confirm that you will be attending the event by noon on Thursday, May 31st; once you’ve confirmed that you and your guest will be attending the show, your names will be added to the guest list. (Just make sure to use a valid email address when posting your comment; we promise not to sell your contact info or sign you up for anything—we just want to be able to get in touch with you if you win.)

This year’s lineup includes: The Roots, Kid Cudi, De La Soul (backed by the Roots), Wale, Diplo, Major Lazer, St. Vincent, Tune-Yards, Shabazz Palaces, OCD: Moosh & Twist, Danny Brown, The Hood Internet, Chill Moody, Flosstradamus, Stretch Armstrong, Star Slinger, Mr. MFN Exquire, Kids These Days, DJ Diamond Kuts. Also in the mix is James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem who will be doing a special DJ set. Below, listen to the official Roots Picnic mixtape mixed by DJ Low Budget.

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  • Phthomas

    I need to leave a comment here?? Alright. Boom! DId it.

  • sean Semidey

    Hello World. I love you, the KEY.

  • Phthomas

    ohhhh man that set list looks phat.

  • http://twitter.com/rbgame R D Burlingame

    Hellooooo xpn… comment left!

  • Brandon

    First post is a winner? :) J/K…well, kind of….

    Brandon.Szeker@gmail.com

  • Tiffjeanne

    Love The Roots!

  • Becky

    Love the Roots!

  • Alex D

    THE LEGENDARY ROOTS CREW ARE THE PRIDE OF PHILLY!!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://twitter.com/kitten_mitton Trixi / Christine

    I <3 WXPN!  hippietrixi@gmail.com

  • Mmelchior

    The Roots, Diplo, James Murphy??? Sign me up…mmelchior13@gmail.com

  • http://www.facebook.com/mtello87 Jameson Matt

    YEA! Such a great lineup this year!

  • Ameen

    Seriously, the line-up is amazing 

    ameenwahba@gmail.com

  • guest

    ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTS!!!

  • Abbymhartnett

    Yes please…. :) root for me.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Rich-Skoczylas/100003010487802 Rich Skoczylas

    Pick Me!

  • Rita Berson

    I would love to attend!
     

  • Bhl84

    I want to to win! hoorj!

  • Pabs B

    Philly what’s good?

  • Tiffany

    This is the first year I’m not working during the Roots Picnic!  I would LOVE to go!!  

    tbrower07@gmail.com

  • Courtney

    would love to go!!!

  • J R

    Pick me pick me!! :)

  • Mikec

    This sounds like an enjoyable event

  • http://www.facebook.com/andrea.tomlinson.319 Andrea Tomlinson

    Tickets please! (ahtomlinson at comcast dot net)

  • Nate Osterman

    The lineup look pretty awesome this year. Danny Brown alone is cool enough to make me want to go.

  • Emily Z

    I would love to go!

  • funky fest

    I want to win a pair!

  • http://www.facebook.com/rebecca.l.morrison.1 Rebecca Lincoln Morrison

    need those tickets:) please

  • Grant

    fingers crossed.

  • http://www.facebook.com/DavidAKAsprode David Sexton

    I’ve been aching to see tUnEyArDs, the Muerphy, The Roots, Danny Brown and De La Soul forever. Need to see St. VIncent again, after she blew me away at the Union Transfer show last November. CHOOSE ME.

  • Chad D

    I’ve been trying to catch this festival for the past few years…please pick me!!!

  • Scott

    I should win because I’m going to feel really bad if I don’t get to go. And you wouldn’t want me to feel sad, would you?

  • Inthestreetsphl

    OMG I cant wait until this weekend! The Roots in MY city bringing in my B-day month! A girl couldn’t ask for anything more… Other than a “Birthday Girl” performance w/ Pat Stump! Oh && Of course the 2 day passes! INTHESTREETSPHL@GMAIL.COM

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=513806197 Rashaad Jorden

    I would love to attend….

  • AjHall

    What an awesome date it would be for me and the hubby.

  • Ali

    This is me, leaving a comment, hoping to win. 

  • Kitty

    Yes please!!! 

  • Cate

    I would wrestle with a skunk for tickets…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/P35BSAIUM6X3CHQP25XB4KWAEA Donald

    Sure, I’d like tickets to that.

  • Benachtabowski

    Yay tickets! 

  • Ktgraves

    Would love to see it. 

  • Noahhardt

    Cannot wait for this!

  • justinsomething

    I WANT TO GO TO THERE.

  • KID

    YAYAYAYA

  • Rojer Kern

    I would Love to see this great concert!!!!

  • steptomygirl

    now she in my world like hip-hop 
    and keep tellin me…[erykah sing it girl!] if you were worried ’bout wherei been or who i saw orwhat club I went to with my homiesbaby don’t worry you know that you got me

  • ptyrx

    kid cudi is my idol. i’ve been a fan for five years committed ! and i would love to see him in concert. I really love the roots too ! 

  • 20151640

    reaping it for philly !D.j diamond cuts 

  • 20151290

    i would really love to win these tickets to roots , omg !

  • Chizzy

    OMG I REALLY WANT TO WIN ALL THE PEOPLE IN THE LINE UP ARE PEOPLE I ALWAYS WANTED TO SEE LIKE OMG PLEEEASE PIC ME 

  • Jenip123

    i would kill to win these tickets to the roots !

  • Chizardry

    I WANT TO WIN SO BAD THE SOULS OF MUSIC 

  • hip_hop_doll

    im SO hyped for this. i been to three of the previous picnics and would love, love free tickets this time around. thanks wxpn, you are one of the few peoples out there dedicated to real music, real news, and still killing it!!!

    ps. happy birthday BIG L–  you fuckin legend, you. down below we shower in your rap karma. 

  • Kevdoc1121

    Let me win dawg.

  • bowiethedog

    hi wxpn. this is bowie the dog. woof woof

  • http://www.facebook.com/marianne.b.hathaway Marianne Beanie Hathaway

    gotta rep our philly artists…THE ROOTS!!!!!!!