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Essence Music Festival

Diggy And Doug E. Fresh Set To Kick Off Essence Music Fest

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 09.02.2012 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS — One of the premier music festivals celebrating black culture and music is branching out, extending its footprint in its 18th year ...

D'Angelo Gears Up For Essence Music Festival

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — D'Angelo is making his comeback: The reclusive singer will give his first U.S. performance in 10 years at the 2012 Essence Music Fest...

Kevin Hart To Perform At Essence Music Festival

AP | Posted 04.24.2012 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- Comedian and actor Kevin Hart has been added to the main stage lineup for the 2012 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Organizers s...

2012 Essence Music Festival Lineup Announced

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 03.12.2012 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS — Newly engaged queen of soul Aretha Franklin is headlining this summer's Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, and its other top p...

BET Sued Over 'Rogue' Telecast Of Essence Music Festival

Posted 01.02.2012 | Black Voices

The Hollywood Reporter TV One is accusing BET Network and MTV of hijacking its exclusive rights to the Essence Music Festival, featuring performanc...

Essence Music Festival 2010: DETAILS, Performers, Ticket Info

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Essence Music Festival 2010 will take place from July 2 to July 4 in New Orleans, and there's plenty of buzz about the event today after an announceme...