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Experiences Like None Other

Gathering Place is a home for spectacular, cost-free events that will showcase art, history, entertainment and culture from around the corner and around the world! Check out the event calendar to plan your visit. 


The Roots


September 8, 2018 @ 5:00 PM


QuikTrip Great Lawn

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CELEBRATE day one of 100 Days of Opening Celebration with nationally recognized acts, The Roots, Hot 8 Brass Band, and more.

QuikTrip Great Lawn Stage:

1:30PM - Larkin Poe

3:15 PM - Hot 8 Brass Band

5:00 PM - The Roots

The Roots

The Roots are an American Grammy Award-winning hip hop/neo soul band, formed in 1987 by Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The Roots are known for their jazzy, eclectic approach to hip hop which includes live instruments.


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