2oth Essence Music Festival
2oth Anniversary Essence Music Festival

Can you believe this is the 20th year anniversary of the Essence Music Festival?

Friday, opening night will definitely be the hot-ticket in New Orleans this year as Prince is scheduled to headline the July 3-6th weekend.

Take a look at the nightly line-up:

July 4th:

Main Stage: Prince and Special Guest, Nile Rodges

Superlounge: Eve, King, Stephanie Mills, Leela James, Naughty By Nature, Kevin Ross, Estelle and Greta Prince.

July 5th:

Main Stage: Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, The Roots, Ledisi and Tank

Superlounge: 112, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Michelle Williams, Tevin Campbell, Liv Warfield, Marsha Ambrosius, PJ Morton, Doug E. Fresh and Kourtney Heart

July 6th:

Main Stage: Lionel Richie, Charlie Wilson, Erykah Badu and Tamar Braxton

Superlounge: TBA

Check: www.essencefestival.com for updates.