The 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival dates have been announced!
It's that time again! It's time to start preparing for the 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival! The 18th annual festival will be held from July 6-8th 2012 in New Orleans.
In years past, the festival has hosted everyone from Usher to Alicia Keys, Beyonce to the incomparable Mary J. Blige -- and next year promises more great stars.
The 2012 theme is "Your Party, Your Purpose, Your Place to Be," so jump on the bandwagon and get ready for the a party of a lifetime!
We look forward to seeing you in the Big Easy next July 4th weekend!