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The History of Essence Music Fest

The Essence Festival, known as "the party with a purpose", is an annual music festival which started in 1995 as a one-time event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Essence, a magazine aimed primarily towards African-American women.
Essence 
Essence Music Festival Concert Tickets 
​Floor or Plaza
Music
Room Selection(s)
Double Tree on Canal St.
Astor Crowne Plaza
Embassy Suite (1 bd Rm)
Festival
VIP on the River is an all-inclusive Party on the river of cocktails and food
Essence Daily Line-up 
​Coming Soon!!!
  1. 5 July
    Friday ~ Main Stage
    Erykah Badu Jill Scott Snoop Dogg The Roots Miguel Ledisi
  2. 6 July
    Saturday ~ Main Stage
    Mary J. Blige Queen Latifah Xscape Doug E. Fresh
  3. 7 July
    Sunday ~ Main Stage
    Janet Jackson Fantasia Teddy Riley Wreckx-N-Effect Blackstreet Dave Hollister
  4. 21 OCT
    PACKAGES SELLING OUT
    DURING THIS MONTH MOST PACKAGES ARE SOLD OUT OR SELLING OUT QUICKLY.
  5. 8 FEB
    DAILY LINE-UP RELEASED
    ESSENCE TYPICALLY RELEASE THE DAILY LINE-UP TICKETS FOR SALE.
EMF PACKAGES
These packages are designed to give the Essence goers a full experience and to make sure you receive a full entertainment experience  
PAYMENT OPTIONS
Payment plans for all of our Essence packages are designed to make small monthly payments allowing all Essence Goers the opportunity to pay up through 8 monthly payments.