Roots Picnic 2011: The Uristocrat Live Blog

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9:12 pm… @Nas x @theroots #rootspicnic

9:06 pm… “@vitaminwater: it’s about to go down #philly – nasty @nas blesses the #rootspicnic right now”

8:54 pm.. Waiting for Nasir

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8:30 pm… Wiz Khalifa ends his set with “Black and yellow.

8:00 pm… The young gunz and beanie sigel join wiz Khalifa on stage.

7:45 pm… Wiz Khalifa comes on stage. Looks like he’s only performing songs from Cabin Fever. Btw shout out to the dude who wore his true blues to the roots picnic. He must really have it

6:30 pm. Esperanza Spalding finally takes the stage with the Roots providing back up. It’s always awesome hearing her live.

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6:00 pm.. J. Period is rocking out the main stage with a string of hits. Joined by Yahmean!

5:45 pm… Waiting for esperanza spalding to hit the stage with the roots.

5:20 pm: apparently Edward Sharp decided the way to combat feedback was to pass the mic to random folk in the crowd and have them sing the lyrics to their songs

5:15 pm: yelawolf is next in the vitamin water uncapped lounge…

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5:15 pm: rocking out to Donn t in the vitamin water uncapped lounge

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5:10: went inside the vitamin water uncapped lounge to listen to a great unnamed solo artist. No idea who she is. Btw thanks to vitamin water for the passes and the great watch!

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5:00 pm. Back at the show. Let’s get it flapping

3:27 pm: stopped by frankford hall for food and beer with @jimfkennedy.

3:00 pm: the dismemberment plan set ends. Great performance. Ariel Pink is next!

2:00 pm: …@twittledragon just rocked the stage. Next up: The Dismemberment Plan.

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we will be live blogging from the Roots picnic and the Fish and grits afterparty. Make sure you check periodically for videos, photos and a lot more!

More coming soon

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