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Essence Music Festival, New Orleans

Essence Music Festival - New Orleans, Louisiana
Essence Music Festival
1500 Sugar Bowl Drive, New Orleans, LA 70112Map
+1 504 587 3663
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Overview

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.

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Essence Music Festival General Information
  • Type: Concerts,Festivals & Fairs
  • Venue Description:
    Seating 87,500, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome is one of the largest stadiums in the country. The dome is home to the New Orleans Saints football team and the Tulane University Green Wave. This stadium also hosts conventions, exhibits, concerts, and the occasional Super Bowl game.
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