Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, Trey Songz to Play Essence Music Festival
Fri, 18 Feb 2011 09:30:49
Mary J. Blige, Trey Songz, Jill Scott and Kanye West are among the headliners for the 2011 Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Michelle Ebanks, president of Essence Communications Inc., says the lineup also will include Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Boyz II Men, Stephanie Mills, Macy Gray, Dwele, Alexander O'Neal & Cherrelle, Mint Condition, Kelly Price, MC Lyte and George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. It's an eclectic, solid gold lineup and we recommend you check it out if you have plans to head to New Orleans in early summer.
Ebanks said that the lineup includes musicians who fans asked to see. She says more artists will be added for the festival, which will be held July 1st through 3rd in the Louisiana Superdome. A number of local stars, including Irma Thomas, Kourtney Heart, the Charmaine Neville Band and Rebirth Brass Band also are scheduled to perform as part of the 17th annual event.
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