Concerts & Shows

Essence Festival 2017

 March 12, 2017

By  ExoticDJ

Essence Festival 2017Summer 2017 means a few things.  One in particular is the Essence Festival 2017.  New Orleans will be the place, and the stars will be out in force.  The event will take place June 29th-July 2nd.  The party with a purpose is back, and better than ever as some of the biggest names in entertainment will take the stage in the Big Easy.

Diana Ross is headlining this year’s festival, and after a successful run in Las Vegas at the beginning of 2017, she has some serious momentum heading into there Essence Festival.

Here are some of the artists that are slated to appear:


  • John Legend
  • Jill Scott
  • Master P
  • Remy Ma
  • Tweet
  • Mary J Blige
  • India.Arie
  • Jazmine Sullivan
  • Daley
  • Shaggy
  • Chaka Khan
  • Chance The Raper
  • Monica
  • Lalah Hathaway
  • Kelly Price


“This year’s Festival lineup puts women at the forefront of an incredible weekend of entertainment featuring more than 40 of the world’s most gifted artists and performers,” Michelle Ebanks, Essence President, says of this year’s festivities. “It is an honor to welcome the inimitable Diana Ross to the Festival for the first time. Plus, Festival veteran Mary J. Blige is back to share ‘Strength of a Woman’ with her most passionate fans.”

The main event will be held at the New Orleans Superdome, and you can get both the 3-day ticket package and single day tickets.

  • 3-day ticket package
  • Friday tickets
  • Saturday tickets
  • Sunday tickets


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