The 2017 Essence Festival night-by-night schedule is here, and you’re going to want to jump on buying tickets, stat. The three-day festival, which takes place June 30 through July 2 at the Superdome in New Orleans, has landed one star-studded lineup filled with more than 40 acts.
Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige, and Chance the Rapper will headline the three nights, with both Ross and Chance performing at the festival for the very first time this year. Blige headlines Saturday night, and she’ll be performing alongside only women on the middle night of the festival. Inspired by her upcoming album Strength of a Woman, Blige will be joined by acts like Jill Scott, Jhene Aiko, and Teyana Taylor for one powerful evening.
Tickets are available now starting at $50. Keep scrolling for the entire performance lineup.
We’ll see you there.