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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.
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Room Selection(s)
Double Tree on Canal St.
Astor Crowne Plaza
Embassy Suite (1 bd Rm)
Essence Music Festival Concert Tickets 
​Floor or Plaza
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
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.
These packages are designed to give the Essence goers a full experience and to make sure you receive a full entertainment experience