Is there a 2021 Essence Festival?
Then you’re all set for the 2021 Essence Festival of Culture experience, which returns for two weekends: June 25-27 and July 1-4. We’re turned up the heat at this year’s virtual experience, featuring many inspiring talks, performances by Jazmine Sullivan, Davido, Ne-Yo, DJ Khaled, Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, Tank and more.
Who will perform at the Essence Festival 2021?
2021 ESSENCE Fest Performers Lineup: Jazmine Sullivan, DJ Khaled & Friends, Teedra Moses, Kirk Franklin, Davido & More. The ESSENCE Fest concert series kicks off on Friday, June 25 at 10PM EST! Mark your calendars and tune in via ESSENCE Studios and ESSENCE.com.
What is the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans?
The 2021 Essence Music Festival is a Virtual Event Spectacular shows take place in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Essence Fest draws the best of both national and local acts, with a strong representation of both the commercial sounds of rap, hip-hop, R&B, gospel and the local flavor of brass bands, jazz, and blues.
Are they still having the Essence Festival?
The 2021 Essence Festival of Culture will not include the usual in-person nighttime concerts and daytime seminars this summer in New Orleans due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The 2021 “hybrid” Essence will take place over two weekends, June 25-27 and July 2-4.
Do men go to Essence Festival?
FACT: We most definitely have a blast celebrating all things amazing about Black women during ESSENCE Festival weekend, but there’s also plenty for guys to do and this year, there will be more than ever.
What does Essence Festival stand for?
the party with a purpose
The Essence Festival, known as “the party with a purpose”, is an annual music festival which started in 1995 as a one-time event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Essence, a magazine aimed primarily towards African-American women. It became the largest African-American culture and music event in the United States.
What does Essence Festival believe?
Often times referred to as “a party with a purpose,” Essence Fest promotes, celebrates and explores health & wellness, spirituality, beauty & style, food, community & culture, entertainment, entrepreneurship and much more within the African American community.
Where is the Essence Festival held?
With different expos, activations, parties and concerts, Essence Festival is a citywide event. The festival’s home base is located in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center during the day and the concerts begin in the evening at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.