Essence Festival WILL be a problem this year. They have just announced that Janet Jackson, Mary J Blige, Jill Scott and Erykah Badu will headline this year’s festival, July 5-8th in New Orleans.
“The festival includes four days of music, culture, empowerment and entertainment. The nighttime concerts will feature more than 40 acts and will take place across five stages at the Louisiana Superdome.
For the first-time, the festival will also feature an ESSENCE Superlounge with “a unique DJ-curated experience–with offerings by actor/DJ Idris Elba, MC Lyte and more.” Also, for the first-time, the festival welcomes “an interactive music experience with The Read’s Kid Fury and Crissle hosting a Superlounge.”
Ticket packages are on sale now starting at $150 at EF.