2017 Essence Festival to Dedicate One Night of Concerts to Celebrating Women

(Last Updated On: February 27, 2017)

Feb. 21, 2017 (New York, NY) – For the first time ever, the 2017 Essence Festival is celebrating women with ‘My Path to Strength’, a night of concerts featuring all-female performers at the Louisiana Superdome over the Fourth of July weekend.

The special event is inspired by previously announced Festival headliner Mary J. Blige’s highly anticipated album “Strength of A Woman”.

See below for a full lineup for the femme-empowered night, featuring newly announced musical acts Jill Scott, Monica, Jhené Aiko, Remy Ma, Ari Lennox and many more.

Mainstage

Ari Lennox

Chaka Khan

Jazmine Sullivan

Jill Scott

Mary J. Blige

Monica

Superlounge

Jhene Aiko

Lalah Hathaway

Lizzo

Michel’le PJ

Remy Ma

Teyana Taylor

The Jones Girls featuring Shirley Jones

Weekend ticket packages are on sale now with prices starting at $126. For information about ticket sales, accommodations and the latest news about the Essence Festival visit Essence Festival.

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2017 Essence Festival to Dedicate One Night of Concerts to Celebrating Women