There’s some unfortunate but not all that surprising news to share about the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture. Organizers have confirmed that the festival set to be headlined by Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars will not take place this year. ESSENCE originally announced a fall postponement for the Independence Day weekend fest, now the festival will return in July 2021.
Another major event, the annual Essence Festival in New Orleans has decided to postpone their event in the wake of the COVID-19 health crisis. The annual festival, which brings hundreds of thousands of people to the Crescent City for days of concerts, panels and more, was expected to run July 1 through July 5 this […]
ESSENCE has announced the official lineup for the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture! For the first time ever, Bruno Mars is headlining the weekend along with Janet Jackson, Ari Lennox, Janelle Monae, Patti LaBelle, Raphael Saadiq, Summer Walker and more. The Superlounge lineup for 2020 includes Jidenna, Tamia, SIR, Doug E. Fresh, Rapsody, Goldlink, D Smoke, Masego, Smino, Stokley, Tank and the Bangas, Umi, The New Respects and more. “This is a milestone year for ESSENCE and our community […]
Today, Essence announced the lineup for the 25th anniversary of the Essence Music Festival taking place July 4th weekend in New Orleans! “#EssenceFest has been moving the culture forward for 25 amazing years and this year, we’re setting the bar even higher. The 2019 lineup will literally be on another level,” the magazine wrote. “Grab […]
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The 2016 Essence Festival kicked off on Friday with celebrities and visitors from all over flocking to the Big Easy.
Essence Festival is approaching, and during July 4th weekend African-American women and their friends will descend upon New Orleans, Louisiana, for a fun-filled weekend of music, beauty, upliftment, education, and more! Whether this is your first time at Essence or you go every year with girlfriends, here are seven "must-haves" you shouldn't forget to pack!
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