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!