Tribeca nabs Jones, Roots

Over 10,000 people gathered for last year's celebration

Norah Jones and the Roots will topline this year’s Tribeca music and comedy concert.

MTV, VH1 and local Infinity radio station 102.7 Blink have joined forces to present “100% NYC: A Concert Celebrating the Tribeca Film Festival” on May 9 at Battery Park.

More info about the lineup will be released later this week.

Suchin Pak of MTV News and Aamer Haleem of VH1 will host. Nets will simulcast the concert at 8 p.m. May 17 along with a behind-the-scenes look at the fest.

As with last year, concert will be free. Tickets will be available May 1. For information about obtaining them, call (212) 846-2596 or visit

Last year, more than 10,000 people gathered in Battery Park.

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