Essence Music Festival 2016

June 30- July 3, 2016

New Orleans, LA

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Known as 'the party with a purpose.' Essence Music Festival got its start in 1995, celebrating the 25th anniversary of its namesake magazine Essence. Taking place in the heart of New Orleans, attendees can choose to purchase tickets for the series of concerts at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome or partake in the free daytime activities around the city.
Festival Info
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Superdome

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Headliners
the wizard
Kendrick Lamar
Trailers
2016 Lineup
  • Mariah Carey
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Ciara
  • Maxwell
  • New Edition
  • Babyface
  • Charlie Wilson
  • Faith Evans
  • Leon Bridges
  • Jeremih
  • Lion Babe
  • Dej Loaf
  • The Internet
  • BJ The Chicago Kid
  • Cyril Neville
  • Daley
  • Digable Planets
  • Doug E. Fresh
  • Eric Bellinger
  • Estelle
  • Jidenna
  • Judith Hill
  • Kelly Price
  • Lady Leshurr
  • Lala Hathaway
  • Little Simz
  • Mali Music
  • MC Lyte
  • Tyrese
  • The Brand New Heavies
  • Preservation Hall Brass Band
  • The New Breed Brass Band
  • Tink
  • V. Bozeman