Experience great music and more at Essence Festival in New Orleans

Come experience a festival like no other at this year’s 21st Essence Festival in New Orleans, LA! This exciting New Orleans festival hosts a variety of famous musical artists and guest speakers, and features delectable New Orleans cuisine, culture, beauty, fashion, and more. This year’s Essence lineup features many renowned names in the music industry, including musical artists like Kendrick Lamar, Mariah Carey, Maxwell, and Ciara, just to name a few. If you are looking for something fun to do in New Orleans this July, look no further than Essence Festival, which will be taking place in the Big Easy from June 30th- July 3rd! You do not want to miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience. Grab your tickets today!

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Get in the Groove at Essence Festival 2016

Essence Festival in New Orleans is a music lover’s paradise-their eclectic lineup includes artists from several different genres performing music that will appeal to different people’s tastes. The 2016 Essence Festival lineup includes many widely acclaimed musical artists with chart topping hits you will just love jamming to over the course of the weekend. Come see the amazing Mariah Carey at Essence, who is the best-selling female artist of all time with more than 200 million albums sold to date, and 18 Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles; more than any other solo artist in history! Ciara, also performing at Essence, is currently working on her sixth studio album which should be released later this year. Ciara has continued to grow as a chart-topping singer/songwriter/producer, with four of her albums debuting on the Top 5 of Billboard Top 100.

In addition to great talents like Mariah Carey and Ciara, you will have the opportunity to witness live performances from a plethora of talented musical artists like Kendrick Lamar, Jeremih, Puff Daddy and The Family, Leon Bridges, Eric Bellinger, Kelly Price, Faith Evans, Estelle, Tyrese, Tink, The Preservation Hall Band, New Edition, Skye Wanda, and many, many, more! Between three exciting days and four stages, you will be able to get your fill in of exceptional music during this alluring New Orleans festival.

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More From Essence Festival 2016

Essence Festival is not just about the music, either; You will have the chance to hear a variety of famous guest speakers that will be speaking at this year’s Essence Festival! Some of these special guests include Tyra Banks, who is the Chairman and CEO of The Tyra Banks Company and the Founder of Fierce Capital, LLC, and Misty Copeland, a groundbreaking ballerina that was the first black woman to reach principal dancer at the American Ballet theatre in June 2015.

In addition to these accomplished women, you will have the chance to hear other incredible speakers including Michelle Williams, Mayor Karen Weaver, Charles Divins, C. Nicole Mason, Brian Courtney Wilson, Mayor Tony Yarber, Travis Greene, Dr. John B. King Jr., and Keke Wyatt, just to name a few. Fashion, beauty, and style are a big part of Essence Festival too, and there will be a fashion show during the weekend’s festival for guests to enjoy. If you will be in the great city of New Orleans this summer, Essence Festival should be placed at the top of your list of things to do!

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Get Your Tickets Today!

Get your tickets to Essence Festival today and see live performances by incredible musical artists and guest speakers, and experience New Orleans fashion, culture, food, and more first hand! If you plan on attending The 2016 Essence Festival, you want to stay at a hotel that is close to all of the action and excitement, which is why you should book your stay at one of Valentino’s conveniently located New Orleans hotels!

Book your stay at one of these historic New Orleans hotels today and get prepared for Essence Festival 2016!

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