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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• Single Night tickets for the Festival evening concerts are on-sale now.
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  1. @essencefest: First class ticket: NeNe Leakes seen at LAX in Los Angeles. Where are you headed off to this weekend? http://t.co/uX1lhEo1Zg
  2. @essencefest: It's the weekend! Have a little "Fantasy" time. Get moving with Mariah Carey. http://t.co/OcNDk5USRR
  3. @essencefest: Reality Star: Vanessa Simmons celebrated the premiere of Lifetime's new series "Project Runway: THREADS" in New York. http://t.co/08rJKkk2du
  4. @essencefest: RT @RushionMcDonald: @IAmSteveHarvey talking about how to #ActLikeASuccess at @essencefest 2014 http://t.co/poSLvnOrfL
  5. @essencefest: Broadway's Best: Phylicia Rashad at The Public Theater's opening night celebration of 'The Fortress Of Solitude' in NYC....
  6. @essencefest: Thrilled to support young trailblazers! Congrats on @yeswecode?s first ever #hackathon for My Brother?s Keeper #PA http://t.co/8gZZFv2VmZ
  7. @essencefest: Hip Hop Style: #EssenceFest alum Eve at the MOBO Awards at SSE Arena in London, England. http://t.co/peoiBkKSPZ
  8. @essencefest: Celeb Visit: Mary J. Blige at the WDAS and Power 99 Performance Theater in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. http://t.co/WxLeGSndYL

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