Essence Music Festival

Essence Music Festival


THE 30th ANNUAL ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL 2024 RETURNS



Where: New Orleans, Louisiana


When: July 4 - 7, 2024





HEADLINING THE 2024 ESSENCE FESTIVAL

  • Birdman and The CASH MONEY 30 Year Anniversary
  • Charlie Wilson July 6, 2024
  • Janet Jackson July 7, 2024

    Itís official: The ESSENCE Festival of Culture is returning live in New Orleans!

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    CHECK OUT WHAT HAPPENED IN PREVIOUS YEARS







    The unparalleled live experience will include almost one million square feet of space for empowerment programming (networking, finance, career, wellness, fashion, beauty and more) at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, nightly concerts at Caesarís Superdome and other entertaining and inspirational activations in venues across the city.

    Regularly convening more than 530,000 people annually over July 4th weekend in New Orleans, the ESSENCE Festival of Culture is now also the nationís largest festival by per day attendance.

    What Is The African American Music Festival?

    For 24 years, The Music Festival has been voted as the largest African American Family Festival and Empowerment Conference in the world. Over 400,000 participants make the annual trek to New Orleans for 3 days full of fun, food, festivities, entertainment, music and more.

    The three-day multi generational extravaganza offers free Empowerment Seminars during the day, and exciting performances at night where Festival goers dance and sing along with the biggest names in entertainment.

    Known as "the party with a purpose," is the nationís largest annual urban event and gathering of musical talent in the world.



    What Are The Exact Dates And Location For The Event

    July 4 - 7, 2024

    What happens At The Event And What Does It Offer?

    This event offers fabulous musical performances and soul-stirring seminars on three sensational days and nights in New Orleans.. One million fans can't be wrong! Be there for the biggest days and nights of the summer! The Festival has become a destination of choice for families and friends as they schedule their reunions.

    This multi-generational festival offers spiritual and financial Empowerment Seminars during the day, which are free, and exciting performances at night where festival goers can dance and sing along with the biggest names in entertainment-rhythm and blues, classic soul, hip-hop, neo-soul and jazz-all on five stages

    The events all take place in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hotel rooms are going fast so please make a reservation



    What type of activities happen during the Music Festivals?

    There are plenty of things to get into during the event. Not only are there 4 days of performances from the hottest artist and empowerment Seminars will feature an amazing lineup of renowned speakers, authors and national leaders.

    The Convention Center is also home to the Essence Marketplace. In the Marketplace, artists from throughout the country offer an array of quality arts and crafts that reflect culture.

    There will also be a delectable offering of the cityís famous cuisine, along with sponsor activities, festival souvenirs and a book fair with author book signings.

    Who Is Performing At This Year's Festival?

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    How Much Does It Cost To Attend?

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