Ahmir Questlove" Thompson is far more than just the producer, drummer, and leader of well-known hip-hop group The Roots, who serve five nights a week as the residence band for NBC's Late Evening With Jimmy Fallon. Like any gig, it is worth feeling out the crowd for a whilst just before you go on. Hopefully you'll be there well before your set-and why not? It is a festival, right after all- ... to, learn crazy new art or a entertaining trend, and try some thing you would not be able to do anywhere else. An early opening act could be the subsequent Vampire Weekend in two years," says Kaskie.