Mariah Carey, Kendrick Lamar and Maxwell to Headline ESSENCE Festival


This year’s Essence Festival is shaping up to be its best yet.

Mariah Carey, Kendrick Lamar and Maxwell have been announced as headliners for the event taking place June 30 to July 3 at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

“The ESSENCE Festival is back in New Orleans with an extraordinary roster of the biggest names and best performers in entertainment—from global music icons to the industry’s rising stars,” said ESSENCE President Michelle Ebanks. “We are welcoming Mariah Carey, Kendrick Lamar and Maxwell to headline the Superdome main stage. In addition, we will be embracing newcomers like Leon Bridges, Jeremih, Lion Babe, Dej Loaf and The Internet, as well as fan favorite Charlie Wilson for the ultimate cultural experience in New Orleans this July 4th weekend.”

Click here for the full list of performers.



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