FESTIVAL EVENTS

2014 ESSENCE Festival™
Weekend Events
July 3 - 6 | New Orleans, LA
More Details to Come!

The 20th Anniversary of the Festival will be our biggest year ever with our concerts each night in the Superdome, our FREE ESSENCE(R) Empowerment Experience and other fun activities at the Convention Center and a weekend filled with official events each day throughout New Orleans. Be sure to keep checking this page or do any of the following to be one of the first to know about the must-attend Festival Weekend Events we are planning for you.

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  1. @essencefest: Out & ABout: #EssenceFest alum Beyonce and Jay Z seen in midtown in New York City. http://t.co/fpCZ7LpERy
  2. @essencefest: Red Carpet Glam: Rihanna at the 2014 amfAR LA Inspiration Gala at Milk Studios in Hollywood. http://t.co/3raBHSOJD5
  3. @essencefest: Funny Lady: Sherri Shepherd joins Robin Roberts as a guest on "Good Morning America" in New York. http://t.co/z1JxvSzB5b
  4. @essencefest: Date Night: Niecy Nash and Jay Tucker at the season two premiere of HBO's "Getting On" at the Avalon in Hollywood. http://t.co/sqK0LiJ8Tq
  5. @essencefest: VIP Guest: Garcelle Beauvais at the TROA denim event at Barneys in Los Angeles. http://t.co/gn4gFlo7KW
  6. @essencefest: To have John Legend perform at your wedding? #BridalBlissWin! Congrats Regina and Ramondo. http://t.co/EgELvywYr9 http://t.co/6rLAGIocO5
  7. @essencefest: First Mom: FLOTUS spotted returning to the White House from a parent/teacher conference at Sidwell Friends School. http://t.co/xcTcgf3hLx
  8. @essencefest: Brandy gives us a casual chic look at Compound in Atlanta. http://t.co/Gw877rRfzZ

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