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Snoop Dogg, Janelle Monae, The War on Drugs and Chill Moody top The Roots 7th annual Roots Picnic lineup

Now in its 7th year, The Roots Picinic will bring an eclectic array of music to Festival Pier on May 31, and the band today revealed everything you need to know about this year’s installment.

The year the legendary hip-hop crew will share the stage with Snoop Dogg (backed by The Roots), as well as Janelle Monáe, Action Bronson, A$AP Ferg, araabMUZIK, The War On Drugs, Rudimental, Jhené Aiko, Biz Markie (DJ Set), Bad Rabbits, Electric Wire Hustle, Chill Moody, Emily Wells, Roman GianArthur & more.

Get tickets when they go onsale this Friday at 10 a.m. on Ticketmaster and watch a few of the latest clips from acts on this year’s incredible lineup below.

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Bad Rabbits: The funkiest band you never heard of is playing Union Transfer in August

Bad Rabbits_main image Boston’s Bad Rabbits are coming to town and playing Union Transfer on Saturday, August 10th. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 10th at Noon. Fans of the funk and the rock don’t want to miss these New Jack R&B, rock and roll swingers who release a new album, American Love, next week. Since the band’s debut in 2009 with their Stick Up Kids EP (download it for free here), the five piece have toured with the likes of Mos Def, the Deftones, Foxy Shazam, Passion Pit and Wu-Tang and have released a handful of excellent covers of songs by Smashing Pumpkins, The-Dream, and Michael Jackson. Sample some of their tunes below.

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