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2012 Essence Music Festival Event Guide

Saturday, July 7


Superlife Graduation Feat. Chaka Kahn

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

11:00am – 5:30pm

ESSENCE Empowerment Experience

“Power of Our Community”

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Rev. Al Sharpton, Maxine Waters, Dr. Steve Perry, Iyanla Vanzant, Soledad O’Brien & more


ESSENCE Music Festival Block Party Featuring Doug E. Fresh

Champions Square

MC Lyte, Dee-1, Doug E. Fresh


ESSENCE Music Festival Evening Concert

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

Mary J. Blige, Kevin Hart, Ledisi, Tank, Mary Mary, Stephanie Mills, Dru Hill & more


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