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2017 Essence Festival NOLA Dedicates One Night of Concerts to Celebrating Women

February 21, 2017 (New York, NY) – For the first time ever, the 2017 Essence Festival is celebrating women with ‘My Path to Strength’, a night of concerts featuring all-female performers at the Louisiana Superdome over the Fourth of July weekend. The special event is inspired by previously announced Festival headliner Mary J. Blige’s highly anticipated album “Strength of A Woman”. 

See below for a full lineup for the femme-empowered night, featuring newly announced musical acts Jill Scott, Monica, Jhené Aiko, Remy Ma, Ari Lennox and many more.

MAINSTAGE

ARI LENNOX                     CHAKA KHAN                   JAZMINE SULLIVAN

JILL SCOTT                        MARY J BLIGE                   MONICA

 SUPERLOUNGE

 JHENÉ AIKO                      LALAH HATHAWAY                   LIZZO           

MICHEL’LE                         PJ               

REMY MA                TEYANA TAYLOR

THE JONES GIRLS FEATURING SHIRLEY JONES

Weekend ticket packages are on sale now with prices starting at $126. For information about ticket sales, accommodations and the latest news about the Essence Festival visit Essence Festival

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CONTACTS

Dana Baxter, Essence, 212-522-1634, dana_baxter@timeinc.com

Sheila Harris, Essence, 212-522-1089, sheila.harris@timeinc.com