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The Essence Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary during
This year’s schedule will feature more than artists from across the globe. More acts will be announced in the coming weeks.
The three-night concert series at the Louisiana Superdome will include Missy Elliott, Mary J. Blige, NAS, H.E.R., Anthony Hamilton, Big Freedia, Davido, Doug E. Fresh, Frankie Beverly, Jermaine Dupri, Ledisi, MC Lyte, Morris Day, Musiq Soulchild, Pharrell Williams, Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky & Mike (RBRM), Sheila E., Teddy Riley, Teyana Taylor, Timbaland, and VanJess. It will be hosted by Loni Love. Music will be by D-Nice.
Additional performers include 702, AlunaGeorge, ALX, Amanda Black, Big Daddy Kane, Biz Markie, Brownstone, Celeste Ntuli, City Girls, El Debarge, Elle Varner, Erica Falls, EU, Force MDs, Ginuwine,
There also will be a live album recording by PJ Morton with Jojo, Luke James, Mia X, Pell
“When the Essence Festival was founded 25 years ago, it marked a pivotal moment of vision and reverence – a critical
“In the years
Weekend ticket packages are on sale now with prices starting at $185. For information about ticket sales, accommodations and the latest news about the festival, visit Essence.com/festival.