Our lineup for the 2015 ESSENCE Festival keeps getting hotter and hotter! GRAMMY-Award winning artists, Usher and Missy Elliott have both been added to our annual Fourth of July weekend event that promises to be electric!

On the heels of his critically-acclaimed international tour, Usher will make a highly-anticipated return to headline the 2015 Festival mainstage since his last performance in 2011. Missy Elliott will make her first ESSENCE Festival appearance! Performing for the first time since her white-hot Superbowl XLIX performance last month.

Click here to purchase weekend tickets and packages. For more information on the 2015 ESSENCE Festival, visit ESSENCE Festival.

Join the conversation @essencefest #essencefest and visit us on Facebook. Click here to see the full #EssenceFest lineup. See you in NOLA!