Essence Fest in NOLA This Weekend

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 in Local Issues

Photo Courtesy of Essence Fest

The 18th Essence Music Festival got rolling last night and will continue through the weekend in the Superdome.

The festival is always a strong draw both in the city and for visitors. This year’s lineup features a host of strong contemporary R&B and Soul performers.

Our top picks by day include:

Friday

D’Angelo
Gary Clark, Jr
Rebirth Brass Band
Doug E. Fresh

Saturday

Mary J. Blige
Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Dru Hill

Sunday

Aretha Franklin
Stooges Brass Band
Eve

With the influx of visitors and celebration across the city will also come increased law enforcement measures. Always make sure to exercise responsible drinking behavior and take a cab or appoint a designated driver. If, for some reason, you or someone you know are arrested this weekend, call Bloom Legal 24/7 at 504-599-9997 or contact us online at http://www.bloomlegal.com.

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