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    Mon, 20 Jun 2011 09:55:34

    The Roots Kick Off  NYC Show Series  - The Big Apple gigs will take place this week

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    • The Roots - NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 05: DJ Jazzy Jeff performs with The Roots during the 2014 Essence Music Festival on July 5, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • The Roots - NEW ORLEANS, LA - JULY 05: Black Thought of The Roots performs during the 2014 Essence Music Festival on July 5, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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    The Roots will have a busy week this week. They will kick off the official start of summer with a series of special New York City shows. Today and tomorrow, band leader ?uestlove will anchor a supergroup comprised of himself, Booker T. Jones, Gary Bartz, Christian McBride and Eric Kranzo!

    On Wednesday, June 22nd, The Roots will perform Rakim's Paid in Full alongside that veteran rapper to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. On June 23rd, The Roots will be performing at the Van Jones MoveOn event at Town Hall.

    If you are in New York City and dig The Roots, you have many chances to see them and we suggest you take full advtange of doing so.

    Are you a Manhattanite planning to see The Roots this week?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    06.20.11




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