Get your tickets now to see Aretha Franklin, Charlie Wilson, Mary J. Blige, Keyshia Cole and more at the 2012 ESSENCE Music Festival® Presented by Coca-Cola®. Celebrate the Power of Our Voice July 6—8 in New Orleans with three nights of electrify performances featuring the biggest names in music—including your R&B favorites!Be inspired every day at our FREE ESSENCE® Empowerment Series, featuring the most respected thought leaders of our time, including Steve Harvey, Rev. Al Sharpton, Congresswoman Barbara Waters, Dr. Steve Perry and more, as well as and our all-star gospel tribute to Fred Hammond and Mary Mary. Check out the latest talent lineup here.
The 2012 Festival is your party, your purpose and the place to be this summer. Make plans now to join us at the ultimate weekend of music and culture. Weekend ticket packages available now at the best prices. Find the tickets that are right for you here.
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Without a doubt, Mary J. Blige is a Festival superstar, having had the most appearances by any female artist on the mainstage of the ESSENCE Music Festival®. Mary J. will excite her devoted fans this weekend with her unparalleled musical talents. She's the only artist with GRAMMY wins in R&B, Rap, Pop and Gospel—a total of nine. In 2010 Billboard magazine ranked her as the most successful R&B female artist of the past 25 years. With new music, movie roles, fragrances and her non-profit organization FFAWN, Mary J. reigns supreme. Tell us why you love Mary J. here.