Festival Fans: Our Favorite Shots

People from all over the country flocked to the ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans over July 4th weekend. Check out our best crowd shots from the big event.

Monique Valeris Jul, 11, 2013

1 of 15 Walik Goshorn

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

2 of 15 Walik Goshorn

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

3 of 15 Walik Goshorn

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

4 of 15 Walik Goshorn

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

5 of 15 Walik Goshorn

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

6 of 15 Walik Goshorn

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

7 of 15 Walik Goshorn

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

8 of 15 Scott Threlkeld

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

9 of 15 Scott Threlkeld

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

10 of 15 Scott Threlkeld

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

11 of 15 Scott Threlkeld

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

12 of 15 David Willems

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

13 of 15 David Willems

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

14 of 15 David Willems

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.

15 of 15 David Willems

Fans at the 2013 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans.