Essence Music Festival 2014 News and Updates
The Essence Music Festival is arguably the biggest event in R&B each and every year, and the 2014 lineup proves it. Headlining icons for the 20th Edition include Prince, Lionel Richie
, Mary J. Blige, Charlie Wilson
, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu and Ledisi. The talent doesn't stop there: 112, Eve, Amel Larrieux, Doug E Fresh, Leela James, Naughty By Nature and Sevyn Streeter are just some of the additional artists that will grace the stage July 4- 6.
Keeping with tradition, the Essence Music Festival will take place in New Orleans at the famed Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the perfect stadium and city to present some of music's most beloved talents and today's brightest stars. Essence Music festival tickets for an All-Weekend Pass (three days) start at $251 for Terrace seats, and jump up to $1494 to get close to the stage with Floor tickets.
The festival, also known as "The Party With a Purpose," is not just about music, but lifestyle. There will be daytime empowerment seminars to attend, with speakers Rev. Al Sharpton, Steve Harvey, Iyanla Vazant, as well as a gospel tribute to Yolanda Adams. Since 1995, Essence Magazine has been producing the festival, and has brought to the stage acts like Aretha Franklin
, Alicia Keys, John Legend
, Destiny's Child, The Roots, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Chris Brown, Kanye West
, Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Usher, LL Cool J, Maxwell and more. Get your Essence Music Festival tickets and be a part of something special this year!