The Roots, Michael Franti, Robert Randolph and more added to SweetWater 420 Festival lineup

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Questlove, Black Thought and the rest of The Roots will play SweetWater 420 this weekend. Photo: JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
Damon Bryson and Kirk Douglas give Questlove his own show with their on-stage antics at last year's CounterPoint music festival. Photo: JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

Damon Bryson and Kirk Douglas give Questlove his own show with their on-stage antics.
Photo: JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI

A slew of artists have been added to the SweetWater 420 Festival lineup.

The Roots, AWOLNATION, Rebelution, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Atmosphere, Manchester Orchestra, DAWES, The Word featuring Robert Randolph, John Medeski & North Mississippi Allstars, Lucero, Pepper, Robert Delong, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Tokyo Police Club, Nahko And Medicine for the People, North Mississippi Allstars, Maceo Parker, Zoogma and The Bright Light Social Hour have joined the marquee for the event.

The 12th annual edition of SweetWater 420 takes place April 22-24 at Centennial Olympic Park.

Last month, festival organizers disclosed headliners Kid Rock, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Bastille, Ludacris, The Disco Biscuits and Cypress Hill.

Additionally, the 420 Disco will include electronic-based acts Paper Diamond, Emancipator, Minnesota, Illenium, Jacklndn (Live), Duelle, Dabin, Son of Kick, Daily Bread, Higher Learning, Ployd, Lucidea, Thrice Groove, Walking Astronomer, Panther God, Bells & Robes and Monday/Friday.

Tickets for the festival are on sale now at www.sweetwater420fest.com with tiered pricing for “early bird” tickets at $89 and three-day VIP Big Fish tickets for $228.

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