Free Roots, Norah Jones Double Feature On Tap For NYC Film Festival

Battery Park concert on May 9 will later air on MTV, VH1.

The Roots and Norah Jones are the first performers to sign on for a free concert to celebrate the second annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

"100% NYC: A Concert Celebrating the Tribeca Film Festival" will take place at 7 p.m. on May 9 in Battery Park, according to a festival spokesperson. The event will be hosted by MTV News correspondent Suchin Pak and VH1 on-air talent Aamer Haleem. Comedians and other musicians are expected to be added to the lineup.

MTV and VH1 will broadcast the concert May 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Tickets for the event will be available May 1. For more information, call (212) 846-2596 or visit the festival's Web site at www.tribecafilmfestival.com.

The Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by actor Robert De Niro and featuring more than 200 screenings and panel discussions, runs from May 3 to 11.