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Usher, Leon Bridges, The Roots, 20 More Bands Firing Up the Roots Picnic Festival in Philadelphia

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    FILE PHOTO: The Roots perform at The Roots Picnic music festival at Penn's Landing. (Photo Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

    The Roots Picnic music festival announced its lineup last week, which features covers a wide range of hip-hop and soul super-acts, including Future, Usher, Leon Bridges, The Roots (well, of course) and Blood Orange.

    The Roots Picnic will take over Philly on Saturday, June 4 on the Festival Pier at Penn's Landing (601 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia), meaning festival-goers can soak up the music right on the Delaware River. 

    You can also expect to flip your hair back and forth with Willow Smith and have an experience extraordinaire with Jidenna. Twenty-three artists are scheduled to perform during the day-long festival; all of them are listed below and on the festival website

    As of Tuesday, DMX was also still scheduled to appear, despite reports that he collapsed Monday night and was hospitalized after being found unresponsive. He is expected to fully recover, sources said

    Fans of the Comedy Central show "Broad City" may recognize the funny ladies who announced the lineup on YouTube, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson.

    Tickets are on sale for $85 through Ticketmaster

    Whether you decide to hoof it with a three-hour (without traffic) cruise via car or three-hour train ride, the 2016 Roots Picnic will likely be worth the trip.

    Roots Picnic 2016 Lineup:

    • Future
    • Usher (backed by The Roots)
    • Leon Bridges
    • The Roots
    • Blood Orange
    • Kehlani
    • Kaytranada
    • Swizz Beatz
    • Jidenna
    • Ibeyi
    • DMX
    • Metro Boomin
    • Migos
    • Lil Dickey
    • LOLAWORLD
    • Willow Smith
    • Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals
    • Everyday People featuring DJ MOMA
    • LIL UZI VERT
    • Rich Medina
    • Tish Hyman
    • Paris Monster
    • GoGo Morrow