Essence Festival

After two years on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Essence Festival is returning to New Orleans this summer
/ March 4, 2022
Two titans of rhythm and blues are going to battle it out in the next Verzuz event: Bobby Brown and
/ June 30, 2021
Although there is welcome news on the coronavirus front with vaccinations up and infections going down, this year’s Essence Festival
/ June 1, 2021 ESSENCE Fest 2020 Canceled
The status of the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture has officially changed from postponed to being canceled. Organizers of the
/ April 15, 2020
Essence Fest 2020 becomes the latest event forced to switch gears due to the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier in March, organizers
/ March 28, 2020
Arts and culture instituations theGrio visited during Essence Fest are now bracing for Tropical Storm Barry to make landfall this weekend.
/ July 12, 2019
Essence Fest 25th Anniversary
The #BlackGirlMagic drip at Essence Fest is an amazing thing to behold whether it’s on stage, behind the camera, or in the boardroom.
/ July 9, 2019