Kendrick Lamar, Maxwell, Ciara & Mariah Carey To Headline 2016 Essence Festival
I am pleased to share that Kendrick Lamar, Mariah Carey, Ciara & Maxewell will serve as the headliners for this year’s Essence Music Festival. Serving as its 22nd year, the Festival will return to the New Orleans Superdome from June 30 to July 3.
Additional artists confirmed to take stage include Babyface, BJ The Chicago Kid, Doug E. Fresh, Estelle, Faith Evans, Jidenna, Kelly Price, Lalah Hathaway, Little Simz, MC Lyte, New Edition, St. Beauty, Tyrese and V. Bozeman – just to name a few.
Jeremih, Leon Bridges, The Internet, Def Loaf, Lion Babe and Tink will all be performing at the festival for the first time.
The Essence Festival, presented by Coca-Cola, will also stage its first-ever World Music Superlounge this year. For more information about the 2016 Essence Festival, visit Essence.com/Festival.
Additional performers will be announced soon.