Essence Magazine presents a three-day music festival filled with seminars by celebrities and social figures, as well as heart-stopping performances by some of today's most electrifying performing artists. In celebration of African American culture and music, countless fans flock from around the country for this impressive festival - and no wonder, when such icons as Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Mary J. Blige, Kanye West and the Black-Eyed Peas have graced the stage here.
- Type: Concerts,Festivals & Fairs
- Venue Description:
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome is one of the largest stadiums in the country and seats 87,500 people. The Dome is home the New Orleans Saints football team, the Tulane University Green Wave. The Dome also hosts conventions, exhibits and concerts, and the occasional Super Bowl game.