2oth Essence Music Festival
2oth Essence Music Festival

For the first time Essence Music Festival will add a fourth night of live concerts in celebration of its 20th year anniversary.

Rapper NAS has the honor of headlining Thursday night`s line-up along with Trey Songz, K Michelle and Jazmine Sullivan.

This is great for Nas as he`s been busy celebrating the 20th year release of his first album, Ilmatic.


Take a look at the nightly line-up to see why we`re excited!

July 3rd:

Main Stage: NAS, Trey Songz, K Michelle, Jazmine Sullivan

Superlounge: TBA

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: http://www.essencefestival.com for updates.