Essence Festival 2016 Invades New Orleans Beginning Thursday June31st

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Essence Fest returns to New Orleans on Thursday, beginning the festival’s weekend with a day of volunteer service. Something special they have been doing for NOLA, since the return of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Then free events inside the Convention Center begin Friday, is huge fan favorite. Plus the amazing concert and music performances at the Merecedes Benz Superdome begin Friday night July 1st.

Essence Music Festival in New Orleans is the place to be every July 4th for hundred of thousands of tourist lets see this year line up below:

Friday, July 1

11:45 p.m. to 1 a.m.: Maxwell
10:10 p.m. to 11:20 p.m.: New Edition
8:50 p.m. to 9:50 p.m.: Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds
7: 30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.: Tyrese
6:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.: Faith Evans
6:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.: Avery Wilson
Saturday, July 2

11 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.: Mariah Carey
9:10 p.m. to 10:40 p.m.: Charlie Wilson
8:30 p.m. to 8:50 p.m.: Common
7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Jeremih
6:45 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.: Estelle
Sunday, July 3

11:15 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.: Puff Daddy & The Family
9:40 p.m. to 10:55 p.m.: Kendrick Lamar
8:35 p.m. to 9:20 p.m.: Ciara
7:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.: Andra Day
7 p.m.: Prince tribute

And Don’t forget about all the action at the convention center during the day time with guest speakers click this link to see all 3 days! Empowerment Seminars. 

Also you can follow Essence Festival mobile app on all smart phones for live updates all weekend a must-have app for the weekend!

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“Live good Drink good Eat good” Graduate of Dillard University majoring in Public Relations/Brand Imaging. A New Orleans Native but born in Memphis,TN. Was raised as a Air Force brat having lived before in Germany and visited frequently to countries like England and France. While living in Europe a love for fashion and all things extravagant became a lifestyle easy to embrace. Returning to New Orleans fashion still played a major role in life for him. Now partnering with long time friend Nick to create the chic cultural blog site Yoey is focused more than ever on making his dreams a reality, while doing what he enjoys the most; enjoying a hell of a life.

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