The Roots

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Presented by Open Spaces at Starlight Theatre, Kansas City MO

Oct 12
The Roots

The Roots is a musical quintet that was among the first to pioneer a jazzy approach to hip-hop, preferring live instruments over tapes and samples, earning them the role of house band on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for 9 years.

Formed in Philadelphia in 1987 by high school classmates Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, The Roots is a musical quintet that was among the first to pioneer a jazzy approach to hip-hop, preferring live instruments over tapes and samples. The group’s breakthrough LP was 1999’s Things Fall Apart, featuring Erykah Badu and Jill Scott on the duet “You Got Me.” In 2009 The Roots became the house band at NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and

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ADMISSION INFO

Purchase tickets at https://openspaceskc.com/the-weekend/

Range: $39.50-$99.00

LOCATION

Starlight Theatre

4600 Starlight Road, Kansas City, MO 64152

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PARKING INFO

The standard parking prices are $7 per vehicle for grass parking and $12 per vehicle for paved parking.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Info
    • Low Vision
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

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