From Mariah to Maxwell, we've got something for everyone at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival. 

Check out the night-by-night schedule to see when your favorite artist is set to perform at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival.

Gia Peppers
Apr, 18, 2016

The wait is over: Our night-by-night lineup for the 2016 ESSENCE Festival is here! Whether you're all about seeing headliners Mariah Carey, Kendrick Lamar and Maxwell or just-announced additions Puff Daddy & the Family and Common, here's the full breakdown of when you can catch your favorite artists this July 4th weekend in New Orleans.

Friday, July 1st – Mainstage: Maxwell, New Edition, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Tyrese, Faith Evans, Estelle. Superlounges: Digable Planets, Daley, Eric Bellinger, Lion Babe, The Internet, Tweet, Mali Music, V. Bozeman, Zakes Bantwini, Skye Wanda.

Friday, July 1

MAINSTAGE: Maxwell, New Edition, Babyface, Tyrese, Faith Evans, Estelle

SUPERLOUNGES: Digable Planets, Daley, Eric Bellinger, Lion Babe, the Internet, Tweet, Mali Music, V. Bozeman, Zakes Bantwini, Skye Wanda.

Saturday, July 2nd – Mainstage: Mariah Carey, Charlie Wilson, Common, Jeremih. Superlounges: Doug E. Fresh, Tink, Jidenna, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, St. Beauty, Lalah Hathaway, Judith Hill, Wizkid, Lady Leshurr.

Saturday, July 2

MAINSTAGE: Mariah Carey, Charlie Wilson, Common, Jeremih

SUPERLOUNGES: Doug E. Fresh, Tink, Jidenna, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, St. Beauty, Lalah Hathaway, Judith Hill, Wizkid, Lady Leshurr

Sunday, July 3rd – Mainstage: Kendrick Lamar, Puff Daddy & The Family, Ciara, Andra Day. Superlounges: MC Lyte, Dej Loaf, Cyril Neville, Leon Bridges, Kehlani, New Breed Brass Band, Robert Glasper, BJ The Chicago Kid, The Brand New Heavies, Little Simz.

Sunday, July 3

MAINSTAGE: Kendrick Lamar, Puff Daddy & the Family, Ciara, Andra Day

SUPERLOUNGES: MC Lyte, Dej Loaf, Cyril Neville, Leon Bridges, Kehlani, New Breed Brass Band, Robert Glasper Experiment, BJ the Chicago Kid, the Brand New Heavies, Little Simz.

Purchase your ticekts to the 2016 ESSENCE Festival here and check back for more updates.

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