NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be among the 2019 headliners at the Essence Festival, which is marking its 25th anniversary.
Mary J. Blige, NAS, Pharrell on tap for 2019 Essence Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The 2019 Essence Festival will feature headlining performances by Mary J. Blige and rappers NAS, Pharrell, Jermaine Dupri and Missy Elliott as Essence Magazine's "party with a...
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly close out Essence of Entertainment Concert Season
On Thursday, August 24th, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly closed out the 2017 Essence of Entertainment Concert Season, at the Dell Music Center.
The Essence of Entertainment series renews its summertime run at the Dell Music Center on July 6 — “Kevin Hart Day” — with a lineup featuring sexy soul singers Jaheim, Johnny Gill and After 7.
In March, the City Council passed a measure to designating the day when the concert series begins in honor of comedian and actor Kevin Hart. The Philadelphia native’s birthday is July 6.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The seven-day New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival wraps up with hometown favorites Trombone Shorty and The Meters.
Trombone Shorty and his Orleans Avenue band close out the venue's Acura Stage Sunday while The Meters will be closing out the Gentilly Stage.
Trombone Shorty, whose real name is Troy Andrews, just released a new album, Parking Lot Symphony. Since 2013 he's been the closing act for the festival's main venue.