2012 Essence Music Festival Event Guide

 

The ESSENCE Music Festival is the nation’s largest African American live musical and cultural experience attracting over 400,000 people from around the world. This four-day event is packed with must-see concerts and events that you definitely don’t want to miss. Each day boasts a jumping block party, a number of outrageous concerts and plenty of empowering messages by your favorite celebrities and role models throughout.

Thursday, July 5     

 10:00-2:00pm

Youth Empowerment Experience

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Cheryl Landrieu, Roshon Fegan & more

3:00-4:30pm

ESSENCE Music Festival Kick-off Press Conference

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Room 209

Presenting & Major Sponsors

7:00-10:00pm

ESSENCE Music Festival New & Next Youth Concert

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Diggy Simmons, OMG Girlz, Coco Jones, Katilyn Nichol, Roshon Fegan & The Roots of Music

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