There are less than 60 days left before the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival, and it’s time to start planning how you’ll spend your time at the summer’s hottest event! You’re in luck, because the night-by-night concert line-ups have just been announced — which also means that single tickets are now available!

Take a look at the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival night-by-night schedule of performances. Also, stay tuned — there will be even more exciting performers announced soon…
Here is the the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival night-by-night list of performers:

Friday, July 1:
Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, Boyz II Men, Macy Gray, Dwele, Alexander O’Neal and Cherrelle, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Tank, Miguel, Mavis Staples, Irma Thomas.

Saturday, July 2:
Kanye West, Jill Scott, Charlie Wilson, Chaka Khan, El Debarge, Eric Benet, Timothy Bloom, Mint Condition, Hot 8 Brass Band, Stephanie Mills, Charmaine Neville Band, Naughty by Nature, To Be Continued Brass Band

Sunday, July 3:
Mary J Blige, New Edition, Trey Songz, Kem, Hal Linton, Kourtney Heart, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Rebirth Brass Band, Kelly Price, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Trin-i-Tee 5:7, Brian Courtney Wilson, MC Lyte, Doug E. Fresh, Shamarr Allen and The Underdawgs

Single-day tickets are on sale now. Click here to get your tickets and join us in New Orleans for a weekend of good music and fun!