This is how you keep the momentum going! The Essence Festival basically just ended, and our friends over at Essence.Com just announced the dates for 2018. Mark your calendar for July 5 – July 8. The destination, of course, will be New Orleans, Louisiana. You will be able to purchase a limited number of tickets on August 10th, at 10am ET.
Janet Jackson, Mary J Blige, Erykah Badu, and Jill Scott will headline the 2018 edition in The Big Easy.
Other performers will include Snoop Dogg, The Roots, Xscape, Fantasia, and 112.
There will also be some special performances.
- Teddy Riley’s New Jack Swing Experience will feature Wreckx-n-Effect, Blackstreet and Guy
- Doug E. Fresh’s Legends of Hip-Hop Show featuring Big Daddy Kane, Kool Moe Dee and more
Check out the recap for days 1, 2, and 3 of the 2017 Essence Festival: