Essence Music Festival 2017

June 30-July 2, 2017

New Orleans, LA

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The Scene
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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2017 Lineup
  • Diana Ross
  • Mary J. Blige
  • Chance The Rapper
  • Chaka Khan
  • Doug E Fresh
  • Erykah Badu
  • Arie
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • John Legend
  • June’s Diary
  • Lalah Hathaway
  • Lizzo
  • Master P
  • Michel’le
  • Moses Sumney
  • Ro James
  • Shaggy
  • Sir the Baptist
  • Solange
  • Teyana Taylor
  • The Jones Girls Feat. Shirley Jones
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
  • Tweet
  • Yuna
  • Mystikal
  • Mia X
  • Silkk the Shocker
  • BJ the Chicago Kid
  • Daley
  • Elle Varner
  • Emily Estefan
  • Gallant
  • Kelly Price
  • Leela James
  • Rhonda Ross


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Find Flights

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