The Roots at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill

The Roots Tickets

Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill | Sterling Heights, Michigan

The Roots

Hip hop heavyweights The Roots are spoiling fans this August with their biggest gig to date! These rap legends are making their way to Michigan's premier venue. The group’s lead MC Black Thought, and drummer/joint frontman Questlove are taking their catchy hooks to the Freedom Hill Amphitheatre on Sunday 25th August 2024.

With an eclectic lineup of skilled musicians such as finger drummer Jeremy Ellis and sousaphone player Tuba Gooding, Jr. in the team, we’re not surprised The Roots are one of the most prolific rap groups out there! From cooking up their own hip hop sound in high school to joining forces with some of the best instrumentalists around, The Roots are a Grammy Award-winning group that have been making waves since the nineties with their awesome 1993 debut ‘Organix.’ And they’re not about to stop anytime soon with the announcement of this highly awaited concert! Secure your tickets today and join The Roots under the starlit Michigan sky this summer!

The Roots are one of the most prolific hip hop groups in the world. With their unmatched talent in mind, this concert promises a completely unique show, packed with catchy hooks, and full of plenty of heart. The lineup is absolutely killer. With industry powerhouses in the crew like the lead MC Black Thought, drummer/joint frontman Questlove, as well as guitar royalty "Captain" Kirk Douglas, The Roots are gonna ignite the stage at Michigan’s Freedom Hill Amphitheatre. The group also benefits from the incredible talent of… Kamal Gray, Tuba Gooding, Jr., James Poyser, Ray Angry, Mark Kelley, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Dave Guy, Stro Elliot, and Jeremy Ellis.

These Philadelphia hip-hop natives are among the most progressive artists in the modern music scene. Ever since they debuted with 1993’s ‘Organix,’ The Roots have secured a cult following in Europe, won the hearts of millions of loyal fans around the globe, released several conceptual smash hits, and created a dream team of skilled instrumentalists. While Jeremy Ellis wears the hat of finger drummer, Tuba Gooding, Jr. lends his talent as sousaphonist. Over the years, these icons have earned platinum and gold status by dropping successive studio hits. But wait there’s more… The Roots genre defying tunes have also bagged them a regular appearance on NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and won them several Grammy Awards.

It all started in 1987 when rapper Black Thought (Tariq Trotter) and drummer ?uestlove (Ahmir Khalib Thompson) became friends at high school and formed The Roots. Carving up their own hip hop sound and performing around school as well as on the sidewalk, the crafty pair started filling their pockets. And it wasn’t long before the duo expanded their team, catalog of unforgettable gigs, and ever-growing following. With this hot gig just around the corner, it’s clear their journey isn’t hitting the breaks anytime soon! The eclectic lineup is delivering all their greatest hits to the Freedom Hill Amphitheatre. Grab your tickets today and experience the magic of The Roots at Michigan’s premier venue this summer!

The Roots at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill

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