Essence Festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary on July 4-7, 2019, in New Orleans. this year there were some big headliners. Janet Jackson, Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige were among the headliners earlier this month (July 5-8). This year’s celebration brought in 510,000 attendees. The celebration was marked the first-ever sellout of its three-night concert series.
Essence Communications President Michelle Ebanks said, “The Essence Festival represents culture, community and a powerful convening around one of the largest curated content experiences in the world. As we look forward to the festival’s 25th-anniversary celebration in 2019, we will continue to offer curated platforms of entertainment, empowerment, entrepreneurship. activism and more that will not engage and inspire black women globally.”
According to Billboard, to learn more about the 2019 Essence Festival, register at EssenceFestival.com for information and early access to 2019 weekend ticket packages.
Written B: Fantasia Harvey