Essence Music Festival 2017

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THE BASICS

Essence Music Festival 2017 Festival Logo WHERE:New Orleans, LA
WHEN:June 30-July 2, 2017
TICKETS: $126
CAMPING: No
WEBSITE: Official Website

THE SCENE

THE PREMIERE MUSIC & CULTURAL FESTIVAL - SUMMER NEW ORLEANS. THE ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL IS THE LARGEST STATESIDE GATHERING OF AFRICAN-AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES. IT'S WHERE WE ALL COME TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE ENTERTAINMENT AND CULTURE LIKE NO OTHER FESTIVAL IN THE WORLD. EACH YEAR, OVER 400,000 PEOPLE JOINED US IN NEW ORLEANS, WHERE WE'VE BEEN SINCE 1993.

THE 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