Big Easy’s Essence Festival Announces Day By Day Lineup
There’ll be plenty to choose from this summer at Essence. Robin Thicke, Al Green, Melanie Fiona, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Eric Benet and Blind Boys of Alabama are just some of the artists and groups playing the three-day extravaganza.
Here’s how the daily lineup is shaping up:
Friday, July 3 – Main stage: Beyoncé, John Legend, Ne-Yo, Salt-N-Pepa, DJ Soul Sister. Superlounges: Eric Benet, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings,
Saturday, July 4 – Main stage: Maxwell, Anita Baker, Robin Thicke, Charlie Wilson, Jazmine Sullivan, DJ Soul Sister. Superlounges: Ledisi, Janelle Monae, Zap Mama, Irvin Mayfield, Dan Dyer, Little Freddie King, DJ Captain Charles, DJ Jubilee, DJ Dynamite Dave Soul and DJ EF Cuttin.
Sunday, July 5 – Main stage: Maze feat. Frankie Beverly, Lionel Richie, Al Green, Teena Marie, En Vogue, DJ Soul Sister. Superlounges: Raphael Saadiq, Lalah Hathaway, Melanie Fiona, Ryan Leslie, Blind Boys of Alabama, The Knux, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue All Stars, Rebirth Brass Band, DJ Captain Charles, DJ Jubilee, DJ Dynamite Dave Soul and DJ EF Cuttin.
Single day tickets went on sale this morning and range from $51 to $200, while weekend packages range from $153 to $545. For additional info visit EssenceMusicFestival.com.