The Roots

The Roots Crew consists of Black Thought (MC), Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson (drums), Kamal Gray (electronic keyboards), Stro Elliott (percussion), Captain Kirk Douglas (electronic guitar), Damon Bryson (sousaphone) and James Poyser (electronic keyboard). Nominated for 12 GRAMMYs , the group has won 4 for Best R&B Album, Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance and Best Group or Duo R&B Vocal Performance. Known for Philly’s “Fourth of July Jam,” “The Roots Picnic” and as The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon’s house band, their 11th studio album …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, released in 2014.

Appearing

Friday 10:00 PM Main Stage