Just Announced: The Roots Will Return to The Fillmore Silver Spring in December
If you were wondering when The Roots will return to the D.C. area this year, The Fillmore in Silver Spring has announced their headlining gig on December 28.
Pre-sale tickets for the show go on sale Tuesday, October 24 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster, while general public tickets will go live on Friday, October 27 at 10 a.m. Currently The Roots are hard at work putting together their 17th studio album, called End Game, which the band has recorded over 200 songs for according to Questlove. The official release date for the record is still TBD.
Besides the album, Questlove is also working with the Smithsonian to produce their first-ever hip hop anthology. The project will feature nine compilation CDs featuring 120 songs and a 300-page book with essays and never-before-seen photos from the National Museum of African American History and Culture.