The 23rd Annual ESSENCE Festival Lineup Has Been Announced


ESSENCE has officially announced their star-studded lineup for the 23rd Annual ESSENCE Festival and its headliners include Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige and our very own Solange! “This year’s Festival lineup puts women at the forefront of an incredible weekend of entertainment featuring more than 40 of the world’s most gifted artists and performers,” said ESSENCE’s President Michelle Ebanks

On the weekend of June 30 through July 2, 2017, New Orleans will be graced by veterans Chaka Khan, John Legend and Erykah Badu, as well as newcomers Moses Sumney, Yuna and many more. The legendary Master P will also grace the festival’s main stage to bring “a taste of hip-hop’s golden era.

Known as The Party with a Purpose, ESSENCE Fest also includes expos, motivational seminars and unforgettable performances you don’t want to miss. See a full list of performers here and be sure to grab tickets when they go on sale tomorrow at 10am.

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