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EVENING CONCERTS AT MERCEDES-BENZ SUPERDOME

• Main Stage and Superlounge (Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Doors at 6pm)
•1500 SUGAR BOWL DRIVE,NEW ORLEANS, LA 70112-1255
• (504) 587-3663
• Tickets required. Purchase here.

CONVENTION CENTER – EMPOWERMENT SEMINARS & GOSPEL TRIBUTE

• Main Stage and Superlounge (Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Doors at 6pm)
• ESSENCE® Empowerment Experience
• Festival sponsor activities
• ESSENCE® Marketplace & Art Expo
• Festival Community Outreach & Non-Profit Exhibits
• ESSENCE® Food Pavilion
• 900 CONVENTION CENTER BOULEVARD , NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130
• (504) 582-3023
• Free to the public. No ticket required. Empowerment Experience Stage opens Thursday - Saturday at 9:00am
and Sunday at 8am. The main floor opens at 9:30am from Friday through Sunday.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE AIRPORT

Head northwest on Airport Rd toward S Access Rd. Turn left at Airland Dr / US-61 S. Take the I-10 E ramp to US-90 BUS / Westbank. Beep left at the fork to continue toward I-10 E and merge. Take the exit toward Superdome. Turn right at Girod St / W Stadium Dr. Continue to follow Girod St.<

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