The first lineup announcement for the 2019 ESSENCE Festival is just around the corner! Click HERE to get tickets for ESSENCE Festival 2019, celebrating 25 years of moving the culture forward! If you’re attending the Festival for the first time, or just curious about the type of unforgettable moments we have in store as we prepare to celebrate 25 years in 2019, look no further than some of the show-stopping moments that happened at last year’s Festival. *FAIR WARNING: What we have in store for this year is EVEN bigger.* Scroll through for a look at some of the amazing  moments that made last year’s Festival unforgettable and keep your eye on for this year’s lineup announcement in the coming weeks. See you in NOLA!