til Roskilde Festival 2015 - 27. juni til 4. juli
onsdag 25.01.12

The Roots will play Roskilde Festival 2012

The American hip hop collective is added to the line-up together with Swedish artist Jonathan Johansson.

We have good news for fans of hip hop and Swedish, elegant pop.

THE ROOTS (US) play at Roskilde Festival as the only Scandinavian job this summer. The American hip hop collective rarely visits Europe nowadays. The performance at Roskilde Festival will be a welcome opportunity to see The Roots where they are best. On stage. ?uestlove, Black Thought and co lead the way when it comes to hip hop packed with hot neo-soul, social indignation, humour, funk and improv-minded jazz. Many people call The Roots the best live band of hip hop for their swing and rock band feeling. You now have a chance at Roskilde Festival to experience why that description is quite fitting. 

JONATHAN JOHANSSON (S) has already conquered lots of pop hearts with his elegant and catchy pop. With his Swedish lyrics and tasteful 80s-leaning arrangements, Johansson has also attracted attention all the way across the Atlantic. Jonathan Johansson continues the Swedish tradition of writing superior, slightly melancholic pop songs with a big aim. He stylishly and coolly distills romance and soul into black shiny pop songs, making fans of Depeche Mode and New Order cheer.

With rock, folk, hip hop, metal and pop in the preliminary line-up, Roskilde Festival 2012 prepares for a party in all colours of the music rainbow. Music of all genres, colours and sizes will continue to flow towards you in the near future, so stay on this channel.


The Roots play at Roskilde Festival as the only Scandinavian job this summer.

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