2017 Twilight Concert Series, Presented By Salt Lake Community College

The Roots

Joshy Soul and The Cool
Thursday,
August 31, 2017
5:00PM MDT
Pioneer Park
350 South 300 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Tickets for this event are not on sale.

Tickets are still available for $10 (cash only) at the gate.



The Roots

Formed in 1987, in Philadelphia, PA, the legendary Roots Crew, consists of Black Thought (MC), Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson (drums), Kamal Gray (electronic keyboards), F. Knuckles (percussion), Captain Kirk Douglas (electronic guitar), Damon Bryson (sousaphone) and James Poyser (electronic keyboard). Having previously released twelve projects, The Roots have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the business, winning four Grammys, including “Best R&B Album” for Wake Up!, “Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance” for “Hang in There” (with John Legend) and “Best Group or Duo R&B Vocal Performance” for “Shine.” The ensemble was most recently nominated for “Best Rap Album” for the 2011 release of undun. This brings the band’s GRAMMY nomination count to twelve. Additionally, The Roots have also become the faces of Philly’s “Fourth of July Jam,” an annual concert held during the Fourth of July with the biggest names in music, and “The Roots Picnic,” a yearly star-studded mix of musicians, that has become a celebrated institution during awards season. Recently The Roots were named one of the greatest live bands around by Rolling Stone, became the official house band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where they currently perform every Monday- Friday. The Roots celebrated the release of their 11th studio album ...and then you shoot your cousin in May 2014.

Advance tickets available from May 15 through August 30

$7.50 General Admission / $30.00 VIP Lounge

Day of Show tickets available on August 31

$10.00 General Admission / $35.00 VIP Lounge

A service fee of $0.75 is applied to all tickets

 

Gates & Twilight Market open @ 5:00PM
Music begins @ 6:30PM

ALL CONCERTS ARE HELD RAIN OR SHINE.
PERFORMERS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.