Mary J. Blige & LL Cool J Among Performers At Essence Music Festival
Additional artists will be announced in coming weeks.
The Essence Music Festival, known as "the party with a purpose," is the nation's largest annual African-American event and gathering of musical talent in the world. The Festival has become a destination of choice for families and friends as they schedule their reunions. This multigenerational Festival offers free Empowerment Seminars during the day and exciting performances at night, where Festivalgoers can dance and sing along with the biggest names in entertainment-rhythm and blues, classic soul, hip-hop, neo-soul and jazz.
Tickets are on sale at ticketmaster.com, (800) 488-5252 or (713) 629-3700 in Houston. Tickets are $45, $56, $67, $72, $83, $110 and a very limited number in the Gold Circle section at $165. All tickets are subject to additional service charges. For hotel accommodations call (888) 508-5731. For more information, see the March 2006 issue of Essence or log on to essence.com.
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