That a band as prolific as the Roots find time to put out yet another album while playing regularly as the backing on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon would be laudable, so the fact that these albums continue to push the boundaries of hip-hop, rock, and jazz is practically icing on the cake. This week, catch the group (sans Fallon) for a performance featuring selections from undun their new concept album. Hear lead MC Black Thought spin the story of Redford Stephens as genres melt at the Highline Ballroom.
Tue., Nov. 29, 9 p.m.; Wed., Nov. 30, 9 p.m.; Tue., Dec. 6, 9 p.m., 2011
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