Puff Daddy & The Family + Common Added To Essence Festival Lineup
The 2016 Essence Music Festival is getting a bigger and bigger by the minute, as Puff Daddy & The Family and Common have been added to the star-studded lineup.
The newly named artist joins previously announced performers, Lion Babe, The Internet, Leon Bridges, New Edition, Tyrese, MC Lyte, Dej Loaf and Kehlani – just to name a few.
Kendrick Lamar, Mariah Carey, Ciara and Maxwell, will serve as this year’s main headliners.
Take a look at the lineup below:
Friday, July 1, Mainstage: Maxwell, New Edition, Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Tyrese, Faith Evans, Avery Wilson. Superlounges: Digable Planets, Daley, Eric Bellinger, Lion Babe, The Internet, Tweet, Estelle, Mali Music, V. Bozeman, Kelly Price, Zakes Bantwini, Skye Wanda.
Saturday, July 2, Mainstage: Mariah Carey, Charlie Wilson, Common, Estelle, Jeremih. Superlounges: Doug E. Fresh, Tink, Jidenna, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, St. Beauty, Lalah Hathaway, Judith Hill, Wizkid, Lady Leshurr.
Sunday, July 3, Mainstage: Kendrick Lamar, Puff Daddy & The Family, Ciara, Andra Day. Superlounges: MC Lyte, Dej Loaf, Cyril Neville, Leon Bridges, Kehlani, New Breed Brass Band, Robert Glasper, BJ The Chicago Kid, The Brand New Heavies, Little Simz.
The 2016 Essence Festival presented by Coca-Cola takes place June 30-July 3. Information about tickets and additional updates is available through essencefestival.com.