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    Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:14:07

    2015 Festival Alert: ESSENCE Festival Set for July, Reveals Partial Lineup - Find out who will appear

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    The annual ESSENCE Festival has revealed the first round of its all-star lineup of performers for the nighttime concerts at the 21st annual celebration, taking place in New Orleans from July 2 through 5.

    What a way to celebrate 'Murrica's bday.

    Performers include Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, India.Arie, Trombone Shorty, Floetry, Common, Erykah Badu, Kool Moe Dee, Doug E. Fresh, Mystikal, Slick Rick, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Nico & Vinz, Lianne La Havas, Elle Varner, Esperanza Spalding, SZA, Dee-1, Tonya Bond Cannon, Leon Bridges, Andra Day, Kelly Price, Raheem DeVaughn, Mali Music, Eric Roberson, Teedra Moses, Avery Sunshine, Kindred The Family Soul, Goapele, Robert Glasper, Tweet, Jeff Bradshaw, Bilal, Tank & The Bangas and more to be announced soon.

    Also, Kevin Hart will headline ESSENCE's Now Playing Concert on Thursday, July 2.

    For more info, visit essence.com.

    Who plans to get their ESSENCE on?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    03.12.15



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